The Simplified Trader Joe’s Fearless Flyer: Thanksgiving 2023 Edition

Last Updated on January 5, 2024

The Simplified Trader Joe's Fearless Flyer

Trader Joe’s — which is Aldi’s cousin — publishes a thorough and entertaining Fearless Flyer around holidays such as Christmas and Valentine’s Day, and at other times of year, including in the summerlate summer, the back-to-school season, and fall.

But the Fearless Flyer can be a long read. What if all you want is a simple list of TJ’s upcoming products? We can help with that. Keep in mind that many of these are limited-time products, either during the season or while supplies last.

This is the Thanksgiving 2023 version of the Fearless Flyer.

Fresh Turkeys:

(Arriving in stores November 9th.)

  • All Natural Antibiotic Free Brined Fresh Young Turkeys, $2.49 per lb. May contain giblets. Sold refrigerated. Read our review here.
  • All Natural Glatt Kosher Fresh Young Turkeys, $3.49 per lb. These are not brined but are soaked and salted. No giblets included. Sold refrigerated.
  • Organic Young Turkeys, $3.99 per lb. These are free range and are not brined but do contain giblets. Sold refrigerated.
  • Trader Joe’s Brined Bone-In Half Turkey Breast, $9.99 per lb. Sold in packages of about 2.5 pounds. Read our review here.


  • Trader Joe’s Spiral Sliced Uncured Ham, $5.99 per lb. Sold in quarter or half sizes. Sold refrigerated. Read our review here.

Advent Calendars:

  • Trader Joe’s Advent Calendar, $1.29 for 1.76 oz. Features creatively shaped chocolates behind individual doors for counting down the days until Christmas. Read our review here.
  • Trader Joe’s Advent Calendar for Dogs, $7.49 for 5.11 oz.
  • Trader Joe’s Advent Calendar for Cats, $7.49 for 5.11 oz. Read our review here.

Baked Goods:

  • Trader Joe’s Ciabatta Rolls, $1.99 for 12 oz. Each package contains four rolls.


  • Trader Joe’s Mirepoix, $3.49 for 14.5 oz. Features chopped, ready-to-cook carrots, onions, & celery. Sold refrigerated.
  • Organic Cranberries, $2.99 for 12 oz. Sold refrigerated.
  • Trader Joe’s Organic Pomegranates, $2.99 each.
  • Trader Joe’s Les Petites Carrots of Many Colors, $4.29 for 16 oz.
  • Trader Joe’s Brussels Sprouts, $4.99 for 2 lbs. Sold refrigerated.
  • Trader Joe’s Organic Sweet Potatoes, $6.49 for 5 lbs.
  • Fuyu Persimmons, $0.79 each.
  • Trader Joe’s Veggies & Greens Salad Kit, $3.99 for 14 oz. Includes kale, green cabbage, radicchio, shaved cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, broccoli stalks, dried pear crumbles crunchy pistachios and an Asian-influenced honey ginger dressing with tamari soy sauce, honey, sesame seeds, and dried ginger. Sold refrigerated.


  • Trader Joe’s Unexpected Cheddar Cheese Spread, $4.99 for 9 oz. Sold refrigerated.
  • Trader Joe’s Unexpected Holiday Cheer Cheddar Cheese Spread, $4.99 for 9 oz. Includes dried, sweetened cranberries, cinnamon, and Riesling. Sold refrigerated.
  • Trader Joe’s 1,000 Day Gouda, $12.99 per lb. Sold in random-weight wedges of about 8 oz.
  • Trader Joe’s Aged Sheep’s Milk Cheese, $5.99 for 6 oz. Sold refrigerated.


  • Trader Joe’s Turkey Gravy, $1.49 for a 17.6-oz. carton.
  • Trader Joe’s Mashed Sweet Potatoes, $2.99 for 18 oz. Sold frozen.
  • Trader Joe’s Broccoli & Cauliflower Gratin, $4.49 for 21 oz. Features veggie florets and mozzarella and Grana Padano cheese sauce. Sold frozen. Read our review here.
  • Trader Joe’s Roasted Cauliflower and Orzo, $5.99 for 17 oz. Features orzo, roasted cauliflower, kale, sundried tomatoes, Parmesan, Asiago, fontina, provolone, and panko bread crumbs. Sold refrigerated.
  • Trader Joe’s Cornbread Stuffing, $5.99 for 17 oz. Features cornbread croutons, tart dried cranberries, tender roasted apples, parsley, sage, and bay leaves. Sold refrigerated. Read our review here.
  • Trader Joe’s Herbs de Provence Potato Wedges, $3.79 for 16 oz. Features two golden potato varietals, Melody and Agata, seasoned with oregano, savory, rosemary, basil, and thyme. Sold frozen.
  • Trader Joe’s Cornbread Stuffing Mix, $4.99 for 12.4 oz. Made with made with lightly toasted white bread mixed with cornbread croutons.
  • Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Stuffing Mix, $6.49 for 12.4 oz. Made with rice flour, brown rice flour, tapioca flour, and potato flour.
  • Trader Joe’s Fresh Cranberry Sauce, $3.99 for 16 oz. Made only with whole cranberries, sugar, and water. Sold refrigerated. Read our review here.
  • Trader Joe’s Fresh Cranberry Orange Relish, $3.99 for 16 oz. Made with whole cranberries, sugar, water, and Valencia oranges. Sold refrigerated.
  • Trader Joe’s Cranberry Sauce, $2.99 for 12 oz. TJ’s suggests serving with your turkey dinner or as a topping for buttered toast, a bowl of yogurt, or Trader Joe’s French Vanilla Ice Cream.
  • Trader Joe’s Petite Peas, $1.79 for 1 lb. Sold frozen.
  • Trader Joe’s Organic Crescent Rolls, $2.99 for 8 oz. Sold refrigerated.
  • Trader Joe’s Cornbread Mix, $2.99 for 15 oz.

Baking and Cooking Staples:

  • Trader Joe’s Salted or Unsalted Butter Quarters, $3.99 for 1 pound.
  • Trader Joe’s Organic Free Range Chicken Broth, $1.99 for 32 oz.
  • Trader Joe’s Organic Vegetable Broth, $1.99 for 32 oz.
  • Trader Joe’s Organic Pumpkin, $2.49 for 15 oz. We made pumpkin pie with this last year, and we do not recommend using the recipe on the can label. Read our full review, along with how our pie turned out, here.
  • Trader Joe’s Dried Cranberries, $1.99 for 8 oz.
  • Trader Joe’s Candied Pecans, $4.49 for 5 oz. Ideal for mixing into salads, incorporating into baking recipes, and eating as is.
  • Trader Joe’s Condensed Cream of Portabella Mushroom Soup, $1.99 for 11 oz.
  • Trader Joe’s Gourmet Fried Onion Pieces, $2.99 for 8 oz. Serve with mushroom soup listed above, use in green bean casserole, add or mashed sweet potatoes, or serve in a “leftovers” sandwich.
  • Everything But The Leftovers Seasoning Blend, $2.99 for 2.6 oz. TJ’s states: “The combination of savory herbs and spices—plus two different yeasts (baker’s and torula)—adds loads of umami flavor and imbues the essence of the big meal into everyday dishes.” Sprinkle on scrambled eggs, popcorn, burgers, and more.
  • Trader Joe’s All Butter Puff Pastry, $4.99 for 18 oz. Use to create desserts and hors d’oeuvres. Sold frozen.
  • Trader Joe’s Mini Marshmallows, $2.99 for 10 oz. Serve with sweet potato casserole or hot chocolate.


  • Trader Joe’s Nuts About Rosemary Mix, $7.99 for 12 oz. Includes roasted almonds, cashews, hazelnuts (aka Filberts), and pecans, all mixed with a rosemary and sea salt spice blend and a bit of sugar.
  • Trader Joe’s Thanksgiving Stuffing Seasoned Kettle Chips, $2.99 for 6 oz.


  • Trader Joe’s Apple Blossoms, $2.69 for 8 oz. Each package contains two pastries with apple pie filling. Sold frozen. Aldi sold similar blossoms not long ago.
  • Trader Joe’s Nantucket Style Cranberry Pie, $6.49 for 16.5 oz. TJ’s calls this a cross between a cobbler, a cake, and a pie. Features pleasantly tart cranberries and walnut pieces atop a buttery pastry crust with accents of almond and vanilla. Serve as is, sprinkled with powdered sugar, or with vanilla ice cream. Sold frozen.
  • Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Pie, $6.99 for 27 oz. Pie diameter: 9 inches. We like this pie. Read our full review here.


  • Trader Joe’s Coins of the World, $1.99 for 4 oz. Contains milk chocolate replica coins from around the world, including Euros, Francs, and Pounds. We got these last Christmas for the family to enjoy, and it was fun to see the different coin designs, although we wished there were a little more variety.
  • Trader Joe’s The Milk Chocolate Coin, $1.99 for 3.17 oz. Measures almost five inches in diameter. Made with milk chocolate.


  • Trader Joe’s Maple Espresso Black Tea, $2.99 for 20 tea bags. This is one of our favorite teas from TJ’s. Read our full review here.
  • Trader Joe’s Autumn Maple Coffee, $8.99 for 14 oz.
  • Trader Joe’s Sparkling White Chardonnay Grape Juice, $3.99 for 750 mL. Features white grape juice made exclusively from Spanish-grown Chardonnay grapes. TJ’s states their supplier bottles the juice before it has a chance to ferment into wine. Read our review here.


(Not available at all locations. Prices may vary by location.)

  • Trader Joe’s Reserve Brut North Coast, $9.99 for 750 mL.
  • Trader Joe’s Reserve Brut Rosé North Coast, $9.99 for 750 mL.
  • Trader Joe’s Grand Reserve Pinot Noir Santa Lucia Highlands, $12.99 for 750 mL.
  • Trader Joe’s VINTJS Sonoma County Chardonnay, $8.99 for 750 mL.
  • Trader Joe’s Platinum Reserve Pinot Noir Carneros, $14.99 for 750 mL.
  • Trader Joe’s Egg Nog Liqueur, $7.99 for 750 mL.
  • Trader Joe’s Wine Based Egg Nog, $7.99 for 750 mL.
  • Incanto Prosecco, $13.99 for 1.5 L.

Personal Care Products:

  • Trader Joe’s Red Currant Scented Foaming Hand Soap, $2.99 for 8 oz. We bought this and it not only smells amazing, but it also works well and doesn’t get watery like some other foaming hand soap brands.

Houseplants and Cut Flowers:

  • Assorted varieties including sunflowers and chrysanthemums. Prices vary. Read our post about TJ’s houseplants here.

About Rachael

Rachael is the Co-founder of Aldi Reviewer. When she isn't busy shopping at Aldi, she enjoys cooking, gardening, writing gothic romance, and collecting more houseplants than she probably should. You can learn more about her at

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