The Best Chocolate Chips

Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate ChipsGhirardelli Milk Chocolate ChipsOur favorite chips for the best cookies and treats.
By Suzanne Rust

Best Milk Chocolate Chips

Ghirardelli Milk Chocolate Chips
"Smooth!" said several panelists, praising these chips. One tester, loving the way they melted on the tongue, called them "very mellow, with a milky vanilla taste." Another said, "They aren't overwhelmingly sweet." The chips' large size inspired one clever taster to propose using them for s'mores.

To buy:
$3.85 for 11.5 ounces.

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365 Whole Foods Real Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips365 Whole Foods Real Semi-Sweet Chocolate ChipsBest Semisweet Chocolate Chips

365 Whole Foods Real Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chip
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"Kind of like a wine with different notes, they have several layers of flavor," said one sampler of these "sophisticated" chips. Another enjoyed the "nice, lingering aftertaste." And they have a "robust cocoa quality," enthused a fan. Even uncooked, "they taste like brownies."

To buy: $1.79 for 12 ounces.

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Nestlé Chocolatier 53% Cacao Dark Chocolate MorselsNestlé Chocolatier 53% Cacao Dark Chocolate MorselsBest Dark Chocolate Chips

Nestlé Chocolatier 53% Cacao Dark Chocolate Morsels

The "earthy sweetness" and "rich cocoa taste" of these generously sized chips from Nestlé's new gourmet baking line impressed one tester. Another discerned citrusy notes. "Perfect for fondue," a panelist said. "This makes me crave strawberries and bananas for dipping."

To buy: $5 for 10 ounces.

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