When I wrote a post about the other varieties of toaster pastries, several readers told me to look forward to the coming of the pumpkin variety (thank you to all of you who gave me the heads up to look for this). Well, September is here and this product has made a triumphant return. So if you can't get enough of the pumpkin flavor, here is just one more thing to add to your cart.
This has all the other elements that you would expect in a Trader Joe's Organic Frosted Pastry: it will remind you of a pop tart. These are frosted just like the Cinnamon and Brown Sugar variety and the strawberry variety.
These do seem just a bit more frosted than other varieties that I've had. There is no sugar crunch on these like the Cherry Pomegranate variety. They currently do not sell an unfrosted group, so for those of you who aren't fans of the frosting, you are out of luck.
But at the end of the day, if you've had a Pop-Tart then you know how these go. Flakey pastry dough, gooey but not too much filling and sweet enough to satisfy.
These are best when toasted. The flavor here shines when slightly warmed through. These have a more sweet pumpkin flavor than spiced. It's not overwhelming though. So if you need a break from the usual three varieties, then you have a fourth flavor to look forward to.
If you haven't had these before, then let me quickly give you an overview: they are basically Trader Joe's answer to Pop-Tarts, but are organic and not as heavily frosted. Tasty and delicious.
For $2.69 these are priced in line with the other toaster pastries. Fun seasonal flavor and worth a try if you are all about the seasonal flavors especially pumpkin.
Would I buy this again? Yes, I enjoyed Trader Joe's Organic Frosted Pumpkin Toaster Pastries as much as the other varieties, but this item only is around for a limited time during the autumn season.
The box of Trader Joe's Organic Frosted Pumpkin Toaster Pastries:
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Trader Joe's Organic Frosted Pumpkin Toaster Pastries
Product Name: Trader Joe's Organic Frosted Pumpkin Toaster Pastries
Product Description: Trader Joe's Organic Frosted Pumpkin Toaster Pastries are the fall seasonal flavor.
Trader Joe's Organic Frosted Pumpkin Toaster Pastries is one of several flavors that are seasonal and only around for the fall.
- Trader Joe's Organic Frosted Pumpkin Toaster Pastries are on par with the other varieties of Organic Frosted Toaster Pastries.
- This is a seasonal flavor, so if you see it or like it, you might want to stock up.
Attila Szendrodi says
I always hate comparing them to Pop Tarts because they're so much superior. I already got 4 boxes.
I like them better too. Thanks for sharing your thoughts!
Hi becomebetty! I always like reading your posts about Trader Joe's products. My hubby and I like to go there at least twice per month. We've purchased a few of the products you've recommended. It is also so helpful that you always show the ingredients, since my hubby has a food allergy.
I was nominated for The Mystery Blogger Award by a blogger who focuses on cooking/food. I thought of your blog and decided to nominate you, as well. If you'd like to accept it you can find my post on that topic on my blog. If you decide not to accept it, I still hope people will come visit your blog since I included a link to it.
Grubbing With Jess says
Thank you for the review on these! I spotted them and was curious about how good they actually were, but now I'm pretty excited to try them out!