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Best Trader Joe’s Party Food

Best Trader Joe's Party Food

When it comes to hosting gatherings, Trader Joe’s party foods can really save the day. With a wide selection of easy-to-make frozen options and savory sweets that’ll have everyone reaching for more, this affordable supermarket has everything you need to throw the party of the year while still staying on a budget. And whether you’re a first-time host or just looking to refresh your menu for the night, you’ve come to the right place, because we’ve chosen our favorite Trader Joe’s party food items that are sure to light up your table.

Whether your guests are craving crunchy mac-and-cheese bites or are leaning more toward a light dip, these TJ’s items will become a staple at every event from here on out. Truth is, your food options can make or break a get-together, but it’s not like you have time to whip up homemade everything before your friends come over. That’s why we love these premade, easy-to-make snacks, hors d’oeuvres, and bite-size delights, which are truly so tasty, you might even be tempted to hold some back for leftovers tomorrow. (We promise not to tell your guests.) Read ahead to see our favorite Trader Joe’s party food picks, and don’t forget to grab a couple of bottles of cheap wine while you’re at it!

Prices and products may vary by Trader Joe’s location.

Additional reporting by Erin Cullum, Lauren Harano, and Maggie Ryan