It’s no secret Trader Joe’s has a cult following

From heat-and-eat meals and fun florals to unique products you can’t find anywhere else, there’s so much to try out when you visit your neighborhood Trader Joe’s. Luckily, the grocer just released the results of its 15th annual Trader Joe’s Customer Choice Awards, which highlights fan faves. Want to know what other products are consistent winners? You can check them out in the Trader Joe’s Best Product Hall of Fame.

Favorite Overall: Chili & Lime Flavored Rolled Corn Tortilla Chips

chili and lime tortilla rolled chips are one of the best Trader Joe's products, according to customers.

Made from stone-ground corn masa that's rolled and fried to crispy perfection, then sprinkled with zesty hot chili and lime flavoring, these snackable rolls took the top prize again this year!  

Honorable Mentions

  • Steamed Chicken Soup Dumplings
  • Kimbap
  • Steamed Pork & Ginger Soup Dumplings
  • Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

Related: The Best Trader Joe’s Food for Your Air Fryer

Favorite Beverage: Spiced Cider (seasonal)

Trader Joe's Spiced Cider
Trader Joe's

This winning beverage is only around at the holidays and you'll see folks loading up their carts when they come out. We prefer it warmed on the stove as it makes your house smell like the holidays. 


  • French Market Sparkling Lemonade
  • Triple Ginger Brew (seasonal)
  • 100% Tangerine Juice
  • Non-Dairy Brown Sugar Flavored Oat Creamer

Favorite Cheese: Goat Cheese

Trader Joe's
Trader Joe's

Goat cheese is the GOAT for 2023 and we can totally understand why. It's great as an addition to a dip, spread on a sandwich, or crumbled over a salad. 


  • Syrah Soaked Toscano Cheese Spread & Dip (limited)
  • Burrata
  • Toscano Cheese with Black Pepper
  • English Farmhouse Cheddar with Caramelized Onions

Related: 28 of the Healthiest Things You Can Buy at Trader Joe’s

#1 Lunch & Dinner: Butter Chicken with Basmati Rice

Trader Joe's butter chicken
Trader Joe's

Whole chicken chunks, creamy curry with tomatoes, paired perfectly with long-grain Basmati rice—what's not to love? 


  • Chicken Tikka Masala
  • Steamed Pork & Ginger Soup Dumplings
  • Vegetable Fried Rice
  • Steamed Chicken Soup Dumplings

Favorite Sweet/Dessert: Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches

Trader Joe's sublime ice cream sandwiches
Trader Joe's

These are definitely the ice cream sandwiches that you hide in the back of the freezer and eat when the kids go to bed. 


  • Mint Chip Ice Cream
  • Hold the Cone! Chocolate Chip
  • Hold the Cone! Chocolate
  • Almond Kringle (seasonal)

You can check out the rest of the winners at

—Additional reporting by Karly Wood 

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