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Chocolate chips (semi-sweet)

What is chocolate chips (semi-sweet)? About the ingredient chocolate chips (semi-sweet). Including 655 recipes with chocolate chips (semi-sweet), nutrition data, photos, and where to find it.


Originally, chocolate chips were made of semi-sweet chocolate, but today there are many flavors. These include bittersweet chocolate chips, peanut butter chips, butterscotch chips,mint chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, dark chocolate chips, milk chocolate chips, and white and dark swirled chocolate chips. 

Semisweet chocolate chips are the most common type available today. They contain cocoa butter and a mix of unsweetened chocolate and sugar. Semisweet chocolate chips are much sweeter than the bittersweet variety, but not overly sweet. The semisweet variety of chocolate chips is versatile and can be used in many recipes.

Chocolate chips can be used in cookies, pancakes, waffles, cakes, pudding, muffins, crêpes, pies, hot chocolate, and various types of pastry. They are also found in many other retail food products such as granola bars, ice cream, and trail mix.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup chips (6 oz package) (168g)
Amount per Serving
Calories 804Calories from Fat 453
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 50.4g 78%
Saturated Fat 29.8g 149%
Trans Fat ~
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 18mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 106.0g 35%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 91.6
Protein 7.1g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 5% Iron 29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your caloric needs.

Where found

Chocolate chips (semi-sweet) is usually found in the bakery section or aisle of the grocery store or supermarket.

Food group

Chocolate chips (semi-sweet) is a member of the Sweets USDA nutritional food group.

How much does chocolate chips (semi-sweet) weigh?

measure grams
1 cup chips (6 oz package) 168
1 cup large chips 182
1 cup mini chips 173
1 oz (approx 60 pcs) 28

In Chinese:巧克力片(半甜)
British (UK) term: Chocolate chips (semi-sweet)
en français:pépites de chocolat mi-sucré
en español:chispas de chocolate semi-dulce

Recipes using chocolate chips (semi-sweet)

There are 635 recipes that contain this ingredient.

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