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Trader Joe's Chocolate Chips?

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josephlapusata Nov 14, 2012 08:28 AM

Are they any good? How do they compare to the national brands?

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  1. trolley RE: josephlapusata Nov 14, 2012 08:43 AM

    not as good as ghirardelli but it'll do. better than Nestle's IMO.

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      jsaimd RE: josephlapusata Nov 14, 2012 09:28 AM

      I like them. Much better than Nestle. Not sure I like Ghiradelli more. I like Guittard better, but they are a different form factor too. Can't beat the price....

      I really like their white chocolate chips - they are actually white chocolate and the price is fantastic. Seasonal so I stock up and use in any recipe that uses white chocolate. Ghiradelli is not cocoa butter based.

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        trolley RE: jsaimd Nov 14, 2012 11:41 AM

        made cookies last night with half TJ's chips and and half Ghiradelli. seems the latter is a bit creamier in texture. agreed on the white chocolate chips from TJ's. Only if they had them year round :(

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