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Trader Joe's Thanksgiving Items Are Already Starting To Hit Shelves — Here's Everything To Pick Up This Year

From party apps and sides to turkey and desserts, the gang's all here.

Look, I know it's barely November, but Trader Joe's is already starting to stock its shelves with some must-try thanksgiving items from heat-and-serve cheesy scalloped potatoes, sparkling cranberry cider, and ready-to-eat crispy apple blossoms. Here's everything I saw on my last visit to TJ's that you might want to try on your holiday table.

1. Thanksgiving Pie Chocolate Truffles

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Now that's my kinda pie.

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2. Cornbread Stuffing Mix

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Spice up this stuffing with sausage, Holiday vegetable hash, some fresh herbs, and/or a drizzle of Turkey gravy.

3. Holiday Vegetable Hash

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Add these diced autumn veggies to your butternut squash soup, your stuffing, or add them to your day-after-Thanksgiving frittata. 

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4. Mashed Sweet Potatoes

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Forget about all the mashing and let Trader Joe's do the work with this heat-and-serve side dish.

5. Hatch Chile Mac & Cheese

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Sure, this mac 'n' cheese with a kick can be found in frozen aisles all year long, but it also makes for a delightful Turkey side dish.

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6. Gingerbread Turkey Trot Cookie Decorating Kit

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Keep the kids entertained while the adults get boozy.

7. Apple Blossoms

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You won't regret topping these mini apple pies with big scoops of vanilla bean ice cream.

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8. Nuts About Rosemary Mix

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The perfect snack for your guests to munch on while they wait for the Thanksgiving feast.

9. 12 Cranberry Orange Bars

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Nobody needs to know these came from a box in the frozen aisle 🤫🤫🤫. 

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10. Squash Galore

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Acorn! Butternut! Delicata! The gang's all here.

11. Sparkling Cranberry Ginger Beverage

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Just add vodka...or don't. 

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12. Fried Onion Pieces

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While these fried onions are an obvious garnish for your green bean casserole, there really isn't a side dish that doesn't benefit from these crispy, savory bites of deliciousness.

13. Turkey Flavored Gravy

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If you're going to go with a store bought gravy, this one is a good bet.

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14. Roasted Cauliflower and Orzo With Four Cheeses

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This ready-to-eat veggie-packed pasta dish is new to shelves this year, and it's looking very promising. Anything topped with four melty cheeses is a win in my book.  

15. Four Cheese Scalloped Potatoes

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This fan-favorite dish truly needs no introduction.

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16. Cranberry Sauce

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Many things in life are best homemade, but there's nothing quite like shelf-stable cranberry sauce.

17. Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Oatmeal Cookie Mix

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Maybe the dopest store-bought cookie mix in the history of Trader Joe's cookie mixes. 

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18. Cornbread Mix

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Make it for Thanksgiving dinner and all winter long paired with a big bowl of chili. 

19. Organic Pumpkin

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Not the sexiest item on shelves, but one that will certainly come in handy.

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20. Pumpkin Butternut Squash Bisque

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Trader Joe's pre-made soups have the tendency to taste more homemade than most. 

21. Herbs de Provence

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Add this fragrant and potent blend of herbs to your Thanksgiving turkey or roasted veggies to take them to the next level.

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22. Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Pecans

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For those who like their sweet potatoes a 'lil bit sweet.

23. Pumpkin Pie

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Is it as good as the made-from-scratch version? Nah. Is it good enough and a total time-saver? You bet.

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24. Turkey Harvest Salad

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While this might look a bit lame on your holiday table, it's an excellent lunch to get you into the Turkey day groove.

25. Cornbread Stuffing With Roasted Apples, Cranberries, and Savory Herbs

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Stuffing gets a fruity twist thanks to apples and tart dried cranberries.

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26. Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese Bites

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A seasonal take on a frozen favorite, these mac 'n' cheese bites are pretty darn addictive.

27. Roasted Potatoes With Pepper & Onion

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Make them for Thanksgiving dinner and then again for breakfast, topped with runny fried eggs.

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28. Roasted Seasoned Brussels Sprouts With Parmesan Cheese

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Fact: Veggies taste better when they're coated in cheese.

29. Broccoli & Cauliflower Gratin

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Lots and lots of melty cheese, that is.

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30. Condensed Cream of Portabella Mushroom Soup

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A must-have for any holiday green bean casserole.

31. Scallopini Potatoes

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If your Thanksgiving potatoes are coated in cream and not one but four cheeses, they have no place at the holiday table. 

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32. Turkey & Stuffing En Croute

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This is the ultimate lazy Thanksgiving move, and there ain't nothing wrong with that.

33. Breaded Turkey-Less Stuffed Roast With Gravy

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And of course, let's not forget about the lazy vegan version.

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34. Sparkling Cranberry Flavored Juice Blend

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Your party punch dreams start right here.

35. Gingerbread Cake & Cookie Mix

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Sure, this might be more Christmas-y than Thanksgiving-ish, but once November hits it's all fair game.

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36. Turkey Stock

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Am I the only one who wish this stayed on shelves all year long?

37. Green Bean Casserole Bites

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How do you turn an otherwise boring green vegetable into a crave-worthy party app? Just add fillo dough and fried onions.

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38. Turkey Sausage Stuffing Fried Rice

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Whoever thought of a way to make fried rice appropriate for the Thanksgiving table is, quite simply, a genius.

39. Gingerbread Sandwich Cookies

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It's time that we all admit store bought cookies are usually just as delicious as the freshly, home-baked version. 

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40. Apple Pie With Lattice Crust

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It's not the filling but the flaky, buttery, melt-in-your-mouth lattice crust that makes this apple pie a really good buy.

41. Apple Cranberry Tart

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They're sweet, zesty, flaky, and oh-so-tasty. Pop them into the microwave for a few seconds before serving so they're warm and toasty.

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42. Cranberry Orange Relish

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This cranberry sauce with a zesty hint of citrus is the perfect accompaniment to anything and everything on your plate.

43. Pastry Bites With Feta Cheese & Caramelized Onions

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Everything Thanksgiving gathering needs a solid assortment of party apps, and this heat-and-serve snack is a must-buy.

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44. Mac and Cheese Bites

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It's an OG for a reason.

45. Everything But The Leftovers Seasoning Blend

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I'll be stocking up on a few of these to hold me over 'til next November.

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46. Winter Wassail Punch

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This blend of black currant, apple, and lemon juices is spiced with cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg, ginger, and orange peel, and it's ready to become your new favorite fall beverage. 

47. Spiced Pumpkin Goat Cheese

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Your holiday cheese board is literally begging for this.

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48. Gluten-Free Stuffing Mix

Hannah Loewentheil

Trader Joe's knows that gluten-free diners should still experience the glory that is stuffing. 

49. Sparkling Pomegranate Punch Beverage

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Elevate your Moscow mule.

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50. Brined Bone-In Half Turkey Bread With Garlic Herb Butter

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If you're afraid to roast a turkey like I am, this is a godsend.

51. Brussels Sprouts Stalk

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Talk about an absurdly good bargain. That's like a million Brussels sprouts for $4.

52. Pumpkin Cobbler

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Pumpkin pie, step aside. There's a new star of the holiday dessert buffet.

What's your favorite Trader Joe's Thanksgiving product? Tell us in the comments below!

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