Review: Check Out The Best Taiwan Snacks Online

If you are looking for Taiwan’s must buy snacks, look no further. I know in the US, people like to try snacks from different countries. There’s even a food box that sends different candies from Korea and Japan to your house each month. So I’ve put together a list of some popular Taiwan food that can be purchased online.

Spicy Fish & Peanut Snack Mix (小魚乾花生)

Spicy Fish & Peanut Snack Mix (小魚乾花生)

This is a popular party dish in Taiwan. It is very fragrant and has a unique taste. If you are having a party or get together and want to try something different for a party snack. I would suggest giving this a try. It is one of the best snacks to have while you are drinking. It is so popular that you can even find this at restaurants to include in your meal.

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Taiwan Qin Qin Salty Egg Yolk Flavor Cookies (鹹蛋黃酥餅)

Taiwan Qin Qin Salty Egg Yolk Flavor Cookies  (鹹蛋黃酥餅)

This is a unique combination. Taiwan loves to create interesting snacks and this salty egg yolk flavored cookie is one of them. This is an incredibly popular snack. It’s a favorite for relaxing at home, curling up into a blanket, and watching a movie, while you enjoy some nice tea. Before you know it, the entire bag will be gone.

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Maltose Flavor Plum Lollipop (麥芽黃晶棒)


Maltose Flavor Plum Lollipop (麥芽黃晶棒)

This is one my favorite Taiwanese traditional candies. If you are someone like me who is not a big fan of candy, you should definitely give it a try. It’s sweet outside, but not too sweet where it becomes overbearing. The inside has a dried plum which gives it a nice tart flavor. Definitely check it out.

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Brown Sugar Lollipop (黑糖棒棒糖)

Brown Sugar Lollipop (黑糖棒棒糖)

This is another popular traditional Taiwanese candy. It’s a bit of too sweet for me. But if you love sweet and rich flavored candy, then I suggest you check this one out.

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Taiwan Qin Qin Black Seasame Flavor Cookies (黑芝麻酥餅)

Taiwan Qin Qin Black Seasame Flavor Cookies (黑芝麻酥餅)

If you love black sesame, then you need this cookie in your life. There is a little similarity between the taste of the salted egg yolk cookie (they’re made by the same company).

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Pineapple Cake (鳳梨酥)

Pineapple cake (鳳梨酥)

This is a special Taiwanese snack, which is also very famous and popular. A lof of my foreigner friends love it . The outside part is like western cookie which melts in your mouth. In the middle is the pineapple filling which isn’t too sweet. I’ve written an article about the best pineapple cakes you can buy and how you can buy them here.

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Dried Mango (芒果乾)

Dried mango (芒果乾)

I’m not a fan of dried fruit, but I have tried dried mango. This is an extremely popular snack here because it’s easy to store and keeps its flavor all year round. I recently went to a city famous for mangoes in Tainan and my friend went out of his way to visit a market selling dried mangoes.

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