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Nestle Tollhouse Pumpkin Spice Chips, reviewed

Nestle Tollhouse Pumpkin Spice Chips, reviewed

Pumpkin spice is the flavor of fall, so I wasn’t surprised to see that Nestle released some limited edition TollHouse Pumpkin Spice Baking Chips this season as a neat way to spice up your holiday baking. I assumed that flavors like cinnamon, ginger and cloves would be highlighted in these chips, so I was surprised to get a whif of freshly baked pumpkin pie when I opened the bag. I expected the chips to taste like the spices used in pumpkin pie spice, but instead they taste almost exactly like pumpkin pie! You can easily pick out the buttery, nutty flavor of roasted pumpkin, along with generous dashes of cinnamon. The spices are actually relatively subtle in these and they finish with notes of vanilla and pumpkin.

The chips are quite sweet, just like the white vanilla baking chips that the brand sells year-round, but they balance that sweetness with a lot of other flavors that kept me coming back to that bag again and again. It’s a completely unique flavor profile that really is perfect for fall baking. You can mix these into just about any baked good to give them a pumpkin spice flavor, and they pair well with canned pumpkin, oatmeal and chocolate. Since they’re sweet, they’re also easily substituted into baked goods that use vanilla or white chocolate baking chips, and I recommend starting by substituting the white chocolate chips in my Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip cookies for your first baking project with them.

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10 Comments
  • Sydney Sun
    October 6, 2014

    These exist?! I’m going to have to find some to incorporate into my Fall baking 🙂

    Sydney Sun

  • Rose-Ellen
    October 6, 2014

    Just to let everyone know, Target is the only place to purchase the Nestle TollHouse pumpkin spice chips. They have the sole distributorship with Nestle. After finding none in my local supermarkets, I called Nestle to find this out.

  • Nicole
    October 6, 2014

    Good to know, Rose-Ellen! Thanks so much for updating us. I got mine at Target, but I had no idea that was the only place they were available!

  • susan carter
    October 11, 2014

    I found them at Publix!!!!

  • Peg Averill
    October 27, 2014

    OMG! I found them at Target. Made the darn things and they are GONE! Amazing! Awesome! Best Fall cookie EVER!

  • Linda
    September 19, 2015

    I found these at Wal Mart in Tacoma WAshington also

  • jill
    October 14, 2015

    I made pumpkin fudge with these chips. Everyone loved it. Just follow the recipe on the marshmalliw cream jar. It was smooth and creamy. I store the fudge in the fridge. Wish these chips were available year round.

  • lynn
    October 20, 2015

    I found mine at stop n shop

  • Trish
    January 16, 2016

    I found mine at Dollar General. Bought the last 2 bags they had, they said they couldn’t keep them in stock.

  • Trish
    January 16, 2016

    AWEOME!!!

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