Trader Joe’s: the name alone evokes images of unique and innovative products that cater to our every craving. And when it comes to satisfying our sweet tooth, Trader Joe’s has got us covered with their delightful range of vegan goodies. From plant-based ice cream to delectable cookies and more, they offer a variety of dairy-free treats that won’t break the bank.
Trader Joe’s: A Constant Source of Vegan Delights
Trader Joe’s has long been hailed as the king of snacks, thanks to their exclusive private-label goods. While their product lineup is known to change frequently, they have consistently carried a wide array of vegan products. From dairy-free cheesecakes to vegan ranch dips and high-protein burger patties, they have all the bases covered. And even though some of these products may no longer be available, fear not, as Trader Joe’s always has exciting new options to explore.
For a rundown of the best vegan products at Trader Joe’s, according to VegNews readers, check out the winners of the VegNews’ inaugural Best Vegan Trader Joe’s Awards here.
Indulge in Vegan Sweets at Trader Joe’s
Let’s dive into the current selection of luscious, dairy-free desserts and sweet bites that Trader Joe’s has to offer. Here are 18 of our favorites:
1. Dark Chocolate Sunflower Seed Butter Cups
Move over, Reese’s! Trader Joe’s offers a peanut-free alternative with their delectable dark chocolate sunflower seed butter cups. Conveniently located near the registers, these mini treats are perfect for satisfying your chocolate cravings on the go.
2. Hold The Dairy! Mini Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cones Salted Caramel
These miniature cones strike a perfect balance between creamy, dairy-free frozen dessert and luscious salted caramel. With each bite-sized cone, you’ll experience the harmonious blend of smooth texture and rich flavor, making for a truly satisfying frozen dessert experience.
3. Hold the Dairy! Mini Coconut Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cones
Indulge in these coconut-based chocolate ice cream cones, drizzled with a crunchy chocolate coating. These single-serving treats are perfect for warm weather days when you need a refreshing dairy-free ice cream fix.
4. Oat Chocolate Bars With Crispy Rice & Cocoa Nibs
Savor the delightful fusion of hearty oats, velvety chocolate, crunchy crispy rice, and the intense essence of cocoa nibs. Each bite of these bars offers a satisfying contrast between chewy oats and playful crunch, creating a truly indulgent experience.
5. Vegan Marshmallows
Whether in steamy mugs of soy hot cocoa during winter or roasted over campfires in the summer, these gelatin-free marshmallows are a must-have. Keep a bag on hand, regardless of the season.
6. Okie Dokie Oat Non-Dairy Ice Cream
This oat milk ice cream takes indulgence to the next level with bits of honeycomb toffee and luxurious caramel swirls. Enhance your experience by drizzling it with even more vegan caramel for a dreamy, sweet chocolate-free treat.
7. Strawberry Non-Dairy Oat Frozen Dessert
Don’t be fooled by its plain strawberry appearance—this pint is packed with delightfully crunchy almond brittle and sweet candied strawberries that elevate the flavor and texture. It’s a creamy treat that will convert anyone into a strawberry ice cream lover.
8. Thai Banana Fritters
Immerse yourself in the flavors of rice, coconut, and sesame-battered fritters made with sliced Thai Namwa bananas. Crisp them up to golden perfection in an air fryer and serve with scoops of dairy-free vanilla ice cream for a delightful dessert.
9. Vanilla Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert
Indulge in this almond milk-based ice cream that tastes just like cake batter. Trader Joe’s has truly captured the essence of vanilla in this dairy-free delight.
10. Jumbo Cinnamon Rolls
Who says cinnamon rolls are only for breakfast? Treat yourself to these accidentally vegan ready-to-bake rolls any time of day. There’s no stopping you from enjoying these delicious treats.
11. Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
When cravings strike, reach for these moist, soft, and chewy cookies. Packed with melt-in-your-mouth dairy-free chocolate chunks, they are the perfect sweet escape.
Trader Joe’s classic creme-filled cookies are a fan favorite. While the gluten-free Joe-Joe’s are not vegan, there are various seasonal flavors, such as Matcha, Mango, and Candy Cane, that provide vegans with plenty of delicious options.
13. Chocolate Fudge Oat Bars
Upgrade your childhood favorite with Trader Joe’s dairy-free, oat-based fudge bars. Keep a box (or two) in your freezer for those moments when a craving strikes.
14. Cold Brew Coffee and Boba Ice Cream
Indulge in this inventive pint of ice cream, featuring chewy tapioca pearls and a coconut milk base that perfectly complements the rich coffee flavor. It’s a well-balanced treat that quickly becomes a Trader Joe’s favorite.
15. Vegan Cookies & Creme Vanilla Bean Bon-Bons
Trader Joe’s ice cream novelties have reached gourmet status with these coconut-based ice cream bites. Enrobed in a rich dark chocolate coating, each bite offers a satisfying snap and a burst of flavor.
16. Oat Milk Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Sandwiches
Trader Joe’s takes the classic, wafer-like ice cream sandwiches and gives them a dairy-free twist. Indulge in a simple vanilla oat ice cream sandwiched between two chocolate wafers—an absolute treat for kids and adults alike.
17. Oat Chocolate Bars
Made with oat milk instead of dairy, these vegan milk chocolate bars are incredibly versatile. Whether for s’mores, cookie dough, or simply enjoyed on their own, they are a true delight.
18. Partake Cookies
Gluten-free and always vegan, these beloved cookies have made their way to Trader Joe’s. Feast on the mini chocolate chip variety and savor every bite.
Explore these vegan treats at Trader Joe’s, and satisfy your sweet tooth with their budget-friendly prices. Experience the innovative flavors and quality ingredients that Trader Joe’s is known for. After all, life is too short to resist the temptation of delicious vegan desserts.
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