The Costco Sweet Treat You Should Always Have In Your Freezer, According to the Internet

Keep them on hand for your next baking project, or just enjoy them straight out of the bag.

Even people who don’t shop at Costco know the warehouse chain is all about massive amounts of food at minimal prices. In fact, Costco shopping tips can save you even more money than you’d expect!

The bulk retailer has made headlines for larger-than-life items including a 4-pound apple pie, giant bottled margaritas, and 5-pound buckets of cookie dough. Now, avid Costco fans on Reddit have found another severely underrated treat in the pantry section: this huge bag of Costco chocolate chips.

How Big Is the Costco Chocolate Chips Bag?

The Costco chocolate chips bag weighs 4.5 pounds, sells for $14.99, and contains about 136 servings of 30-chip scoops. For comparison, the average bag of chocolate chips is around 12 ounces, and this one is a whopping 72. That’s the same amount you’d find in a big Nestle bag, which costs $22.

The chips themselves are made of chocolate liquor, sugar, vanilla, and soy lecithin, which helps mix everything together. They aren’t vegan, but they are kosher.

It’s Perfect for Baking—and Snacking!

Enjoying Costco’s chocolate chips doesn’t get any easier than nibbling on them straight out of the bag. Diehard Costco shoppers say they keep their bags in the fridge or freezer for easy access.

If you’re not in the mood to bake or melt the chocolate chips, there are plenty of ways to enjoy them “raw.” One Reddit user throws the chips on a spoon of peanut butter for a “lazy [Reese’s] cup,” while another says they toss the chips in for an added dose of sweetness in her oatmeal.

Personally, we like mixing them with cream cheese and butter to make a chocolate chip dip.

Baking Projects With Costco Chocolate Chips

Once you get your hands on that giant bag of chocolate chips, you’ve got the perfect excuse to start a new baking project. Need some ideas?

Sarra Sedghi
Sarra Sedghi is a Birmingham-based writer and editor specializing in food, travel, and history. Her work has appeared in Allrecipes, Atlas Obscura, Eater, MyRecipes, Polygon, and Tasting Table. She excels at narrative writing, and received her MFA in Narrative Nonfiction from the University of Georgia in 2017.