October 17, 2021

Stephanie’s Pumpkin Spice Picks from Trader Joes

Pumpkin Spice Rolls

These Pumpkin Spice rolls are like a cinnamon roll but filled with pumpkin spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves. They are excellent – not necessarily good for you, but as far as a ready-to-bake roll, they are delicious, and the icing while sweet makes the roll.

🎃🎃🎃🎃 – 4 pumpkins

Pumpkin Flavored Joe Joes

While not a massive fan of sandwich cookies in general, I added these to the list as I know some folks swear by these Trader Joe brand Oreo knock-off cookies. They tasted like pumpkin spice, and the cookies were reminiscent of a Ginger snap, but the flavor struck me as tasting fake. These were not my favorite despite the ingredients actually listing “pumpkin puree.” Who screws up a cookie?

🎃 – 1 pumpkin


Pumpkin Spice Batons

These are modeled off Pepperidge Farms Pirouette rolled cookies which I love. These started out with a strong vanilla flavor, and then you got to the filling, which was slightly vegetal. It really tasted like pumpkin puree that was spiced inside. At first, I didn’t think I loved them, but I kept going and found that I wanted to reach for another when I was done.

🎃🎃🎃 – 3 pumpkins

Pumpkin spiced Pumpkin Seeds

I always love the nut section at Trader Joe’s. The sesame cashews are favorites, as are any of the spices, pecans, or walnuts. I also love serving the Roasted & Salted Marcona Almonds with Rosemary. The Pumpkin Spiced Pumpkin Seeds are tasty. Sweet, slightly salty, and coated in pumpkin spice. I can easily see these at home with a salad of apples, greens, and a maple vinaigrette or add crunch on a beet and goat cheese salad.

🎃🎃🎃🎃 – 4 pumpkins



La Colombe Draft Pumpkin Spice Latte Can

I was excited to try this as I have liked the mocha and vanilla version of their cold press cans. This can had way less sugar than a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Drink, and the coffee was decent, but I could have done with a tiny bit more pumpkin spice. It was also very milky, but they must use lactose-free milk because it says no lactose.

🎃🎃🎃🎃 – 4 pumpkins


Pumpkin Spice Hummus

Why would you need pumpkin spice Hummus in your life? Because it is delicious and unique and not at all as you would expect. It is not savory but sweet. Think of it as a dessert spread.  I can see spreading this on apples or a graham cracker or oooh how about on a ginger snap. This stuff is good just don’t serve it with carrots and celery.

🎃🎃🎃🎃 – 4 pumpkins

Pumpkin Spice Tortilla Chips

These chips were slightly spiced with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg but they were also salty like a traditional corn chip. They are made with pumpkin puree and pumpkin seed and I really liked them. I could see eating them with pumpkin or beef chili. How much I liked these was definitely surprising to me.

🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃 – 5 pumpkins