Dig In Seasonal

Pumpkin Joe Joe's

October 10, 2014 in

Perhaps you thought that Halloween Joe Joe’s had this season covered. But deep down, you had to know that we’d do it eventually. It really was just a matter of time. And the time is now. Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Joe-Joe’s Cookies are the Pumpkin Season variation on the theme that is Joe Joe’s Sandwich Cookies. There’s nothing complicated about Pumpkin Joe-Joe’s. They’re simple vanilla wafer cookies sandwiched together with pumpkin crème filling. That filling is delightfully pumpkin-y, sweet but not too sweet, and oh-so creamy. While we may sound...

Pumpkin bread and pumpkin butter. Pumpkin ice cream and pumpkin soup. Pumpkin bagels and pumpkin cream cheese. We’re deep into pumpkin here, people. Pumpkin in every corner of the store, in products from the expected, like, say, pumpkins, to the entirely unexpected, like Pumpkin Joe-Joe’s. But, what of the venerable pumpkin seed, once celebrated as the prize within the gourd, yet now seemingly relegated to the background? We say it’s time to...

The modern day ice cream sandwich is believed to have been invented (or popularized) by a New York puschcart peddler in 1900. He discovered that by sandwiching ice cream between two wafers, it would be easier for people to carry away and could be eaten more readily (the wafers softened the center). Handy. The Trader Joe’s Mini Ice Cream Mouthful is a small (literally) twist on the sandwich novelty. While designed to be similarly handled, it fits right in the mouth. Snugly, mind you. We have a mint version that is well-suited to the warm weather seasons, and we wanted to make one that would fit well in...