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The most popular items at Trader Joe's

Favorite overall: Speculoos Cookie Butter

Favorite overall: Speculoos Cookie Butter

Cookie butter beat out options like Mandarin Orange Chicken and Joe's Diner Mac 'n Cheese to snag the No. 1 spot.

Price: $3.69

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Favorite bakery: Sourdough Bread

Favorite bakery: Sourdough Bread

Sourdough triumphed over year-round options like the Soft Pretzel Stick and Ciabatta Rolls and the seasonal Almond Kringle and Chocolate Babka.

Price: $2.99 - $3.49

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Favorite beverage: Spiced Cider

Favorite beverage: Spiced Cider

Even the infamous Two Buck Chuck lost to the seasonal beverage.

Price: $2.99

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Favorite candy: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Favorite candy: Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

Dark chocolate is always hot at Trader Joe's, with Sea Salt & Turbinado Sugar Dark Chocolate Almonds and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels also in contention for customers' favorite candy.

Price: $4.29

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Favorite cheese: Unexpected Cheddar Cheese

Favorite cheese: Unexpected Cheddar Cheese

Trader Joe's has a varied and affordable specialty-cheese selection, but the Unexpected Cheddar Cheese is the best of the best. Runners-up include Double Cream Brie, Cheddar Cheese with Caramelized Onions, Creamy Toscano Cheese Soaked in Syrah, and Cranberry Chevre.

Price: $3.99

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Favorite condiment: Organic Ketchup

Favorite condiment: Organic Ketchup

The humble ketchup won customers' hearts, beating quirky options like Green Dragon Hot Sauce and Sriracha and Roasted Garlic BBQ Sauce.

Price: $1.99

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Favorite frozen: Mandarin Orange Chicken

Favorite frozen: Mandarin Orange Chicken

Trader Joe's has a broad selection of frozen foods, including Joe’s Diner Mac ‘n Cheese, Chocolate Croissants, Extra Fine French Green Beans, and Chicken Tikka Masala.

Price: $4.99

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Favorite meat/meatless: Soy Chorizo

Favorite meat/meatless: Soy Chorizo

The meatless Soy Chorizo beat out meaty options like Chicken Sausage, Uncured Apple Smoked Bacon, and Traditional Carnitas.

Price: $1.99

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Favorite produce: Bananas

Favorite produce: Bananas

Trader Joe's bananas are $0.19 — and have been since 1999.

Price: $0.19

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Favorite salad: Organic Arugula

Favorite salad: Organic Arugula

In addition to basics like baby spinach and butter lettuce, arugula was also more popular than the seasonal Harvest Blend with Baby Kale, Pumpkin Seeds, Pumpkin Cornbread Croutons & Pumpkin Vinaigrette.

Price: $2.49

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Favorite snack: World’s Puffiest White Cheddar Corn Puffs

Favorite snack: World’s Puffiest White Cheddar Corn Puffs

Other popular snacks in 2015: Sweet Potato Tortilla Chips, Organic Corn Chip Dippers, Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels, and Olive Oil Popcorn.

Price: $1.99

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Favorite pumpkin: Organic pumpkin

Favorite pumpkin: Organic pumpkin

Trader Joe's had a plethora of pumpkin items this year, but at the end of the day, it was the simplest option that took home the prize.

Price: $1.99

All prices according to the most recent Trader Joe's fliers.

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