These Were The Most Beloved Trader Joe's Products Of 2017

When the clock struck midnight on January 1, 2018, people all over the country threw up their hands, breathed a huge sigh of relief, and said, "finally, that terrible year is over." Since then, we've done all we can to leave 2017 in the past. However, Trader Joe's just reminded us that there were a few good things about 2017 that are worth remembering.

Among all the BS last year brought, there were so many Trader Joe's products that filled us up, satisfied our sweet teeth, wet our whistles, perked us up, and spiced up our lives — you get the picture — and now, TJ's is honoring the best of them. Recently, the grocery chain announced the winners of its 9th annual Customer Choice Awards.

To get the winning lineup, loyal customers voted for the products they enjoyed the most in 2017 in a variety of categories including best bakery item, best beverage, best condiment, and more. The chain also tallied votes to decide the best over all.

In addition to announcing its most beloved products, Trader Joe's also listed four runners-up in each category, so we can be sure to try many different favorites. The chain was sure to note in the official Customer Choice Awards announcement that every product listed may not be available at every store location.

Sure, it might be healthy to leave some things in the past, but we're writing all these items down on our eternal grocery list with plans to throw them in our baskets during 2018 grocery store runs. Take a look ahead to see which products made it to the top in 2017. If you keep up with the Customer Choice Awards each year, you may notice a few returning champs, new comers, and even some dark horses. Let us know in the comments if these items match up with your favorites.

Favorite Overall: Mandarin Orange Chicken

Runners-up:
Everything But The Bagel Seasoning
Unexpected Cheddar
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
Cookie Butter
Favorite Bakery: Almond Kringle

Runners-up:
Sliced French Brioche
Chocolate Brooklyn Babka
Sliced Sourdough Bread
Organic Baguette
Favorite Beverage: Spiced Cider

Runners-up:
Brewed Ginger Beer
"Wine. All Of It."
Sparkling Mineral Water
Triple Ginger Brew
Favorite Candy: Dark Chocolate PB Cups

Runners-up:
Scandinavian Swimmers
Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds
English Toffee
Dark Chocolate Covered Espresso Beans
Favorite Cheese: Unexpected Cheddar

Runners-up:
Double Cream Brie
Cheddar Cheese With Caramelized Onions
Smoked Gouda
Pub Cheese
Favorite Coffee: Cold Brew Coffee

Runners-up:
French Roast
Wintry Blend
Pumpkin Spice
Organic Fair Trade Sumatra
Favorite Condiment: Organic Ketchup

Runners-up:
Green Dragon Hot Sauce
Sweet Chili Sauce
Everything But The Bagel Seasoning
Organic Sriracha & Roasted Garlic BBQ Sauce
Favorite Frozen Appetizer: Spanakopita

Runners-up:
Spinach & Artichoke Dip
Chicken Gyoza Potstickers
Vegetable Bird's Nests
Bacon Wrapped Scallops
Favorite Frozen Dessert: Hold The Cone! Mini Vanilla Ice Cream Cones

Runners-up:
New York Deli Style Cheesecake
Macaron Variés
Key Lime Pie
Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches
Favorite Frozen Entrée: Mandarin Orange Chicken

Runners-up:
Joe's Diner Mac'n Cheese
Chicken Tikka Masala
Hatch Chile Mac 'n Cheese
Kung Pao Chicken
Favorite Holiday: Candy Cane Joe-Joe's

Runners-up:
Mini Dark Chocolate Mint Stars
Dark Chocolate Covered Pepppermint Joe-Joe's
Jingle Jangle
Panettone
Favorite Meal On The Go: Black Bean & Jack Cheese Burrito

Runners-up:
Cubano Seasoned Wrap
Tofu Spring Rolls
Joe's Diner Mac 'n Cheese
Southwest Salad
Favorite Meat (Less): Soy Chorizo

Runners-up:
Meatless Meatballs
Spatchcocked Lemon Rosemary Chicken
Carne Asada
Uncured Applewood Smoke Bacon
Favorite Produce: Bananas

Runners-up:
Avocados
Teeny Tiny Avocados
Riced Cauliflower
Brussels Sprouts
Favorite Snack: Peanut Butter Pretzels

Runners-up:
Organic Corn Chip Dippers
Roasted Plantain Chips
Cornbread Crisps
World's Puffiest White Cheddar
Favorite Pumpkin: Organic Pumpkin

Runners-up:
Pumpkin Butter
Pumpkin Bread & Muffin Mix
Pumpkin Pancake Mix
Pumpkin Ice Cream
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