The Best Store-Bought Chocolate Chips

There is no doubt that this is the classic chip for chocolate chip cookies. We all grew up seeing the cozy, sentimental Toll House commercials that left us feeling warm and happy inside. So I was surprised to see how different my perspective was on this chip from my partner's. I did a little research online, and it seems that everyone feels very strongly about this chocolate chip: You either love it, or you hate it.

Uncooked they have a strong nutty flavor. I like nut milks, while my partner does not, so he wasn't a fan. When baked into the cookies, they were gooey, but not as melty as the Ghirardelli chips. They have a complex flavor profile that's buttery and spicy with hints of cinnamon and nutmeg. Again, I loved this combo, but my partner did not. Overall, I have to give these chips high praise for complexity and nostalgia, but be mindful if you're cooking for a crowd with divergent tastes. 

Buy it: $2.69; Target

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