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Chocolate chunk sizes

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One of my suppliers sells dark chocolate Callebaut chunks in 250ct and 300ct. She said they are both popular and the price is about the same. I don't know which one to buy. I haven't needed them much before now so I've bought them in bulk at my local grocery store and I don't know what size they are. I've looked on line and can't find any dimensions.

They are for oatmeal chocolate chunk cookies. I prefer handcut Belcolade chocolate but my wrists aren't going to hold up for the amount I'll be making.

What size do you use? Do you know the dimensions?


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300 count is pretty large - like hershey kiss large (actually biger..)...300ct refers to the number of pieces per pound - most don't want pieces quite that large...

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Regular chocolate chips are 1000 count, so the 250 count should be equal to four regular chips.

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Thanks for your input. My supplier is an hour away and I don't order enough to have a regular rep or delivery so I have to make the trip out. I'll call and see if they can give me dimensions but from what you say, it sounds like I wouldn't want larger than 300ct for sure. I just realized I can weigh out 4 ounces of what I currently use and count it so I have a comparison.


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