A complete selection of quality baking products. There are aromatic and flavorful vanillas and other flavorings, every combination of baking or chocolate chips, cocoa and cacao nibs, syrups and toppings to grace your culinary delights.
Nielsen-Massey Pure Lemon Extract is full of bright flavor and capable of complementing almost any dish. Pure Lemon Extract has limitless possibilities.
Rose Water is sweet and fragrant. It is an elegant steam distillate of rose petals. Its delicate floral notes are perfect in Middle Eastern, Indian and Greek cuisine and offer a wonderful accent to delicate French pastry glazes and creams.
Give the perfect baker’s gift – fragrant extracts from Sonoma Syrup Co. Each extract is created from the finest ingredients with an emphasis on achieving the most intense flavor profile possible for a sensational taste experience. The set contains one each of Vanilla, Almond, and Lemon extract, all of which are artisan made. Vanilla is made from a luscious blend of premium-quality Madagascar Bourbon and Tahitian vanilla beans. Almond has a strong, creamy, sweet, and nutty depth that will take your creations to a whole new level; and the lemon offers a bright, sunny richness that will achieve a delectable balance of citrus delight. Boxed set – each extract is 4 fl. oz.
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Don’t be fooled by the word: flavor, it is the real deal. This is an exclusive blend of pure vanilla emulsion from the finest quality premium vanilla beans found in the Madagascar Bourbon and Tahitian Islands, with no alcohol added. Masterfully grown on plantations in the South Pacific and the Bourbon (Reunion) Islands, ripened on the vine, cured carefully and brought to California. This vanilla is all natural, has no preservatives and non-GMO.
So, when alcohol-free vanilla is what you need, Sonoma Syrup’s alcohol-free pure vanilla emulsion with vanilla bean seeds will deliver the rich vanilla flavor you are looking for. – 4 fl. oz.
Nielsen-Massey crafts their Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste using their famous Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Extract and real seeds from the vanilla pod. So, rest assured, you are getting the same exquisite vanilla from the Madagascar Bourbon Islands that you always do from their vanillas. This paste has a thick consistency similar to molasses. This culinary paste enables you to add more delicious vanilla flavor without thinning out your batters or sauces. It’s also ideal for recipes, such as crème brûlée and ice cream, where you enjoy the superb taste of vanilla and the visual flair of vanilla seeds.
To replace vanilla extract in a recipe, simply measure the same amount of our Madagascar Bourbon Pure Vanilla Bean Paste and add. Or, replace one tablespoon of paste for every one whole vanilla bean.
This product is Kosher and Gluten-Free Certified as well as All-Natural, Allergen-Free and GMO-Free. 4 fl oz. bottle
When you have gone through all the love and effort to make that special someone the perfect cake or culinary delight, don’t use just any vanilla… go for the best. You really can taste the difference! This exclusive blend of pure vanilla extract from the finest quality premium Madagascar Bourbon and Tahitian vanilla beans attains the highest desirable taste notes. Masterfully grown on plantations in the South Pacific and the Bourbon (Reunion) Islands, ripened on the vine, cured carefully, and bought to California, this ‘Vanilla Panifola Andrews’ and ‘Vanilla Tahitensis’ will create new taste sensations in all of your culinary adventures. 4 oz. & 8 oz.
Extra almond flavor, strong, creamy, sweet and nutty, this aromatic extract will create new taste sensations in all your culinary adventures. So, go ahead – use this almond extract to your heart’s content. It is simply the best quality out there. 4 oz.
Not all vanillas are created equal! To get the best, trust Clever Hen. We only sell the finest extracts available. Nielsen-Massey hand selects their vanilla beans and then uses an unique cold extraction process that draws out the complex flavors of vanilla –there are over 300 flavor compounds. This process preserves the sweet, creamy flavor and velvety after-tones. Use it in your baking and cooking explorations-you will notice the difference.
These are the same as the regular, “kiss” quarter-sized white chocolate mint pastels. The only difference is their size- these are like a regular sized chocolate chip. They have the same fresh, creamy, minty flavor in assorted pastel colors (pink, yellow and green) with white non-pariels. Looking for a new twist? Use them in your cookie, cake, or cupcake recipe, or as decoration for any other baked goods. They work great for parties, weddings, and showers too. Simply adorable!!
Do you love white chocolate and mint? Then these are for you. These are a huge “kiss” sized candy- almost the size of a quarter. Creamy, mint flavored white chocolate candies, they are in assorted colors, pink, green, and yellow with white non-pareils. Fun for parties, weddings, bridal or baby showers, and the like. You can also mix them with dark chocolate and milk chocolate non-pareil wafers for variety.
A southwestern style dry rub of smoky Hungarian Paprika, brown sugar, cumin and spicy New Mexico chili powder. This is a rich and delicious blend of all natural ingredients with just the right bite of spark and flavor. Your tastebuds will appreciate the care and detail that this subtle, spicy dry rub imparts to every dish. With just the right balance of southwestern spices and sweetness, this is a superb complement to salmon, snapper, catfish, shellfish, and just about every other kind of seafood. It is also great on slow cooked dry rub ribs, chicken wings, grilled steaks, tri-tip, and anything else you place on the grill. Made In USA.
California Chipotle Magic Dry Rub is also known as “the sweet heat.” With the smoothest, richest, all-natural dry rub seasonings you can buy, this rub is a perfect companion to ribs, chicken, fish, and beef. It also can be used as the perfect table shake to completely lift your taste buds to unexpected smoky fulfillment. This is pure BBQ delight with hints of smoky chipotle peppers, garlic, onion, paprika, and hand selected spices. If you like the taste of carne asada, bbq ribs dry rub, pork butt, tri tip, or perfectly grilled fish, then this smoky seasoning is for you. California Chipotle Magic Dry Rub is also excellent for soups, salads, chili, steaks, ribs, and chops. It adds a new dimension to seafood, pork, turkey, wild game, not to mention french fries and baked potatoes. Contains NO MSG, Gluten or Preservatives, is 100% All Natural with No Fat.
Superior, bright, tiny bursts of flavor- mini semisweet chocolate chips, 4000 ct/per pound. They’re adorable on mini cupcakes, kids love them. They are perfectly sized little treats for little ones… or for big people for that matter. I use them when I want a sprinkling of chocolate instead of big chunks, or for a more delicate look. (To help judge the size, regular sized chocolate chips are generally 1000ct/per pound. These mini chips are 4x smaller.) You always get rich, full-bodied chocolate with Guittard Chocolate- shipped fresh and quick to your door from Clever Hen.
Tasty, creamy milk chocolate maxi chips that are nearly 3x the size of regular chips (350 count per pound, regular chips are 1000 count per pound). These giant chips make a statement in your cookies and baked goods. The quality is a fine, superior milk chocolate. Great for eating out of hand too. These chips are super hard to find. Buy some for now, and to have on hand for your next baking extravaganza.
Wonderful semisweet chocolate chips bursting with flavor. These regular sized chocolate chips (1000ct/per pound) are from a perfect, rich, full-bodied chocolate that is one of the best on the market today. They are same superb quality of all of Guittard’s chocolate products. Keep a good supply on hand! Use them for anything- baking, pastries, melting for glazes, coatings, etc., or eating right out-of-the-hand. Check out our Baker’s Gift Baskets. They make a perfect gift for your baking friends and family.
63% Bittersweet Chocolate Chips- dark, rich, premium bittersweet chocolate. It is so hard to find bittersweet chocolate chips, and even harder to find them in the superb quality of Guittard. You have got to try these!! They are great to have when you need something to add a bit of specialness to your favorite cookie or pastry. Slightly larger than the regular sized chip- 900ct/per pound. (For a point of reference, regular semisweet chips are 1000ct/per pound.)
Tasty, yummy butterscotch regular-sized chips (1000ct/per pound) with a sweet, buttery, caramelized sugar flavor. Guittard makes the best butterscotch chips ever. They have ingredients with natural flavors and NO hydrogenated oils. That means no trans fats – Yay!
Use instead of chocolate chips or as a combination of chocolate and butterscotch in your baked goods for yummy results. Always superior quality from Guittard and always shipped super fast and fresh from Clever Hen.
Available in 6 oz., 12 oz.. If you are interested in the larger quantities, we sell in it 10lbs. increments for a discounted rate
Are you a lover of white chocolate but are having a hard time finding the right chips for you? These are delicious, creamy white chocolate chips that are hard to beat. They are 900 ct/per pound, nice, slightly larger than regular sized, chocolate chips. Combine them with dark or milk chocolate chips in your favorite recipe for a new twist. Always great Guittard quality, Clever Hen will get them to you super fast and fresh!
A tip for the baker: Do you want to make modeling chocolate as demonstrated by Lauren Kitchens? This is the chip she likes to use the best. Now don’t have to buy 25lbs. wholesale as she mentioned, just buy them here in whatever 6 or 12 oz. increments you would like.
Who wants an average chocolate chip when they can have a superior semisweet chip that is more flavorful and full-bodied? These are it- made by Guittard, a premium US chocolate manufacturer that supplies chocolate to many of the finest chocolatiers in the country. Guittard chocolate comes direct from the cacao bean to the finished chip. To make these chips even more wonderful, they are almost 3x the size of a regular chip to add to their chocolaty goodness. Perfect in all your baked goods, or for that matter, eat them right out of the hand. You can also melt them for any recipe that needs a great tasting semisweet chocolate. 350ct/per pound.
Nothing is added to their exceptional cocoa—just deep, rich, full-bodied ground cacao beans. With the same attention to detail used in crafting their pure dark chocolate, they hand select ripe, well-fermented cacao beans from tropical regions around the equator, which are then roasted, blended, ground and pressed. This cocoa powder mixes deliciously with milk or in any baked good and gives a rich chocolate flavor.
This is one of my very favorite products from Guittard. It is unsweetened chocolate in its purest form – wonderful pure chocolate with any sweeteners. The chocolate is superb quality and it is in easy-to-melt thin wafers to make it a dream to use. Add it to any of your favorite recipes that require unsweetened chocolate or baker’s chocolate for the absolute best chocolate intensity and flavor.
100% Cacao, All Natural, Gluten Free, Peanut Free — Available in 6 oz or 12 oz.
Looking for the perfect gift for the baking enthusiast? Look no further!
A handsome, quality Mason Cash bowl is stuffed with chocolate baking chips and the ever popular, all-natural butterscotch chips. You can’t leave out the vanilla, included is a bottle of Nielsen-Massey Vanilla. To complete the picture, is the cute apron. Choose the Cherry or Blue Apple apron. (You can substitute for another apron, just ask).
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All of our baskets and special gifts are created, beautifully wrapped and expert packed for safe shipping the day it ships so that you can be assured of maximum freshness.
Jake’s Tri Tip, Steak, and Rib rub is an all natural blend of garlic, parsley, smoked salts, and rich hints of brown sugar that make caramelizing quick and easy. This famously secretive Santa Maria styled steak formula will send your taste buds into a flavor frenzy. Use this seasoning on beef, chicken, dry rub pork, and on the table to kick up the flavor in your daily meals. Combine Jake’s Tri Tip, Steak, and Rib Rub with Jake’s Barbecue Sauce to turn an average BBQ into fantastic! Just shake on, wrap, and rest for 45 minutes or more. No rubbing required unless you really want to exercise those arms. After resting- grill, pan fry, or broil until done.
Nielsen-Massey uses organic beans from the Bourbon island of Madagascar for this premium, ultra-fine, organic vanilla. They have a unique cold extraction process that draws out over 300 flavor compounds and preserves the vanilla’s sweet, creamy flavor and velvety after-tones at their very finest. The ingredients are simple: water, organic alcohol (35%) and organic vanilla bean extractives. Nielsen-Massey always produces superb extracts that you can trust to be top-notch every time! One tablespoon of vanilla extract is equivalent to one vanilla bean. This product is also Kosher and Gluten-Free Certified as well as All-Natural and Allergen-Free. 4 oz.
Vanilla Bean 'Crush' is a rich, superior, artisan Vanilla Extract. To make it even more wonderful, they have added yummy vanilla bean seeds to give this extract a stronger burst of vanilla flavor. This extract is made from the finest quality premium Madagascar Bourbon and Tahitian Vanilla. Both the Vanilla Extract and Vanilla Bean extract have attained the highest desirable taste notes. Masterfully grown on plantations in the South Pacific and the Bourbon (Reunion) Islands, ripened on the vine, cured carefully and bought to California, this 'Vanilla Panifola Andrews' and 'Vanilla Tahitensis' will create new taste sensations in all of your culinary adventures. This is not your ordinary 'plain vanilla' you find at your local grocery store! 8 oz. bottle
“Flower of Salt” – An exquisite and elegant finishing salt with more flavor and less salt for use with everything from fish and vegetable dishes to eggs and even popcorn and confections. A truly outstanding sea salt.During the hottest days of the summer fine crystals form on the top of the surface of the waters in the salt marshes. It is then harvested by hand using age-old methods, dried in the sun with no additional treatment. This is known as Fleur de Sel. A product of France4.41 oz.
A baker’s best friend, almond extract is one of the most popular flavors used in baking. This is another Pure Extract from Nielsen-Massey, one of the finest extract producers around. Their flavors are pure and flavorful, not bitter, which is especially important in almond extract. It gives a wonderful almond flavor and aroma to all your baking excursions. 1/4 tsp. Almond Extract , plus 1 Tbs. Sugar = 1 Tbs. Almond Paste For Flavoring This product is Kosher and Gluten-Free Certified as well as All-Natural and Allergen-Free. 2 fl. oz.
Bright, sunny and refreshing, Pure Orange Extract serves as the perfect partner to many flavors including strawberry, vanilla, pineapple and chocolate. Enhance savory dishes such as rice, chicken and fish with the fresh citrus appeal of orange. This extract is made from the finest-quality oranges and complements a range of foods including jams and marmalades, fruit pies, salad dressings, cream and custard desserts, ice cream, sherbets, cookies, and more. 1/2 tsp. Orange Extract = 2 Tbs. Fresh Orange Juice 1 tsp. Orange Extract = 1 tsp. Orange Zest 2 fl. oz. This product is Kosher and Gluten-Free Certified as well as All-Natural and Allergen-Free.
Handcrafted in small batches in the Northern California wine country with a special cold-process method to preserve the complex flavor bouquet. This extract is full-bodied and offers a simple way to improve the zesty flavor of recipes calling for lemon extract. This translates into incredible taste profiles ideal for baking and cooking. Unsurpassed in quality. Try it in lemon bars, cupcakes, cookies, muffins, biscotti, tarts, jam, ice cream, whipped cream… you get the idea. 4 oz.
Crafted from the finest mint oils under the strictest quality standards, this Pure Peppermint Extract is perfect for flavoring teas and complementing chocolate in cakes, icings and ice cream. Super tasty and flavorful, never bitter. Though it is a favorite at holiday time, be sure to bring it out any time during the year. It is always a refreshing minty flavor. Especially good in cookies, combined with chocolate and ice creams. This product is Kosher and Gluten-Free Certified as well as All-Natural and Allergen-Free. Ingredients: Alcohol, Peppermint Oil 2 fl. oz.
Sour Cherry Pie Filling is a cut above….actually several cuts above the usual cherry pie filling you will find in the grocery store. It has a more natural look, taste and texture to it. That’s because IT IS all natural. No preservatives and nothing artificial. It’s like you picked the cherries yourself and made everything from scratch – YUM! And don’t be fooled by the Sour Cherry in the name. It just means that it isn’t quite a sweet as some other cherries but it still bursts of luscious sweet cherry flavors. Use for pies, cobblers, pastries and anything else that strikes your fancy.
Heap the Sweet Cherry Pie Filling over ice cream, make a delicious cobbler or pie….or just eat them right out of the jar! This is some lusciously thick and delicious filling. But don’t limit yourself, anywhere you want a bit of cherry filling, then think of these. By the way, this filling makes your Black Forest Cake just that much better! This filling is sweet but not sickening sweet. Instead it has just the right blend of sweet and tart cherries, with everything natural and free of preservatives. It is a definite cut above all you can find in the grocery store.
Ironic and classic Mason Cash mixing bowl is a must-have for every kitchen. In fact, you will see it used in the kitchen on Downton Abby as the go-to mixing bowl. Mason Cash bowls are made of glazed stoneware, the ultimate for mixing bowls for Mrs. Patmore. Since the beginning of the Twentieth century, it has the same traditional embossed pattern on the outside with a very fine glaze inside and out. The bowls are sturdy and retain warmth better than steel or glass, making them ideal for making and serving temperature sensitive dishes. Your pasta and side dishes will stay warm longer, your ice cream will stay frozen longer! The mixing bowls can be used in the oven (at low temperature) and microwave, and are freezer and dishwasher safe. 9.75″ x 4.5″, 3 quart capacity. This bowl also makes a beautiful and useful container for creating your own gift basket.
The lovely, simple beauty of an all white earthenware bowl (known in the UK as pudding basins) is a classic in which no kitchen should be without. Even the Queen of England and British household rely on Mason Cash pudding basins for Christmas pudding gifts—a venerated English tradition. This large 3qt. (8.75″ x 4.75″) sized bowl is also often enjoyed as a mixing bowl and is also very suitable for serving at the table. The mixing bowls and pudding basins make perfect partners! Mason Cash handcrafted British ceramics can be traced back to Derbyshire, England, circa 1800. The nostalgic feel of the Mason Cash pottery “white and cane” glazed earthenware gives a special flavor to whatever you’re whipping up in the kitchen. Cooking icons like Julia Child and Martha Stewart have regularly used Mason Cash mixing bowls and pudding basins.
First thought: mojito. Second thought: mojito. Of course you’ll also want to use it for mint juleps, to make a glaze for fish or pork, or add it to fresh strawberries. Imagine your homemade ice creams, sorbets, and popsicles with this stuff! Or you can always brush it on your cake layers for flavoring. And did I mention… this syrup is great for mojitos!
This is a delightful blend of the Californian Persian lime juice,which is lighter and tarter, and then follow with the Florida Key Line juice, smaller and sweeter, for the perfect citrus flavor. These two limes combine together to create a refreshing and sprightly addition to any drink. Enjoy the tartness of the fruits and the aroma of its zest in a simple cocktail or beverage. Great for cocktails, sparkling water, limeade, sorbet or other fun options.Check out the wonderfully refreshing drink recipes for Lime Infused Simple Syrup in our blog. Fun Facts: Don’t forget how high limes are in Vitamin C. They have such high amounts of Vitamin C, they were fed to British soldiers as a scurvy preventative. Ingredients: Pure cane sugar, filtered water, lime juice, Key lime juice from concentrate, lime extract, Key lime extract, vitamin C (ascorbic acid), citric acid, vanilla extract
Juice from the pomegranate is one of nature’s most perfect antioxidants. Unbelievably thick and deeply flavored, this natural grenadine is the perfect addition to cocktails, champagne, lemonade, chutneys, vinaigrettes, BBQ sauce, or marinades for lamb, pork, duck or chicken. Because Sonoma’s Grenadine has over 30% real juice, they call it ‘Pomegranate Syrup’. Not just for mixed drinks (although that’s a good place to start), try this versatile syrup in iced tea, drizzled over ice cream, yogurt… or how about a good old-fashioned snow cone?!
What better way to take a break from your busy life than to pause for a delightful cup of tea and a bisncui with delicious, wholesome, natural honey. This basket is bursting with 3 different yummy honeys from Marshall Farms, biscuits from Effies Homade and Meadow tea, that has a delightful mellow flavorfrom. To top off the moment are 3 creamy, chocolately candies from Lake Champlain. All in all, what a wonderful way to pause for a little respite.This is a perfect way to say “Hello, I’m thinking of you” to a friend. 3 jars of Marshall Farms Honey, sweet, natural, pure and unfiltered – the way honey should be Box of gourmet tea, Meadow tea from Smith tea Delicious Oatcakes from Effies Home made Charming handcrafted wooden honey wand Three flower chocolates, each a different flavor from Lake Champlain ChocolatesEverything beatufiully wrapped in basket, cellophan and bow, ready for you to add your greeting and sent to a friend – or maybe a little treat for yourself.
This California Grilling Blend blend is an all natural blend of hand selected spices, smoky Hungarian paprika, smoked salt, garlic, onion, hints of red pepper, and golden brown sugar. This is not just a grilling blend, but a special handcrafted mix of spices that can also be used for an enticing multi-use table shake blend. This award-winning California Grilling Blend will improve the flavor of your best Chilean sea bass recipes, halibut, snapper, shell fish, lobster, and slow-cooked fully seasoned barbecue dry rub ribs. Don’t forget to try it on steaks, chicken, eggs, french fries, soup, green beans, rice, popcorn, baked potatoes, sandwiches, meats, and on roast dishes… pretty much anything you can think of!
The Clever Hen is happy to see that the vanilla bean has regained its rightful place as one of the world’s greatest flavors. Sonoma Vanilla Bean Syrup is crafted with Madagascar Bourbon and Tahitian Vanilla beans. Aromatic and delicious, use it in hot and cold teas or coffees. It’s divine over fruit, in mixed drinks, or add to club soda to make a cream soda that’s out of this world! Or, how about over baked squash? Yummy!
Meyer Lemons were first imported to the United States in the early 1900’s. Thought to be a cross between a lemon and a mandarin, Meyers are sweeter and juicier than ordinary lemons. Sonoma Syrup uses fresh California grown Meyer Lemons, pure cane sugar, and filtered water to make this sweet elixir. A welcome addition to your iced tea, mixed drinks, fruit salad, or barbecue glaze.
There is nothing more soothing and delicious than a steaming cup of hot chocolate. Lake Champlain Chocolates makes some of the best gourmet hot chocolate. Keeping it pure and simple, the ingredients are simple; premium cocoa, sugar and vanilla. All Fair Trade USA Certified.Simply combine with piping hot milk and let every warming, chocolatey sip transport you.
Beautiful, thin, round wafers of French-style pure white chocolate. These easy to melt wafers are 31% cacao with a sweet fresh cream flavor, nutty undertones and a hint of citrus. The sweet dairy flavor adds an extraordinarily smooth, rich cocoa butter taste. Add it to any recipe or melt and temper to coat your own hand-made candies. It is truly outstanding in flavor.
An excellent choice for white chocolate frosting, white chocolate molding chocolate or ice cream. Available in 1 lb. or 10 lb. increments. A bulk discount is included in the 10lb. price. Make your choice from the drop-down menu.
Guittard is always on top of the chocolate game by offering some of the finest chocolate available! These organic chocolate chips are no exception. Made with the finest ingredients, these organic semi-sweet chips are full flavored and absolutely superb. Use them for all your chocolate baking needs, chocolate fondue, candies and cake decorations.
Available in 6 or 12 oz. and 10lbs. (discounted price)
Dark, rich, bittersweet chocolate with a smooth, creamy mouth feel. The chocolate flavor is full-bodied with a clean, fresh finish. Perfect for that bittersweet chocolate flavor to add to any dessert without being overpowering. Absolutely a beautiful bittersweet chocolate.Made in thick wafer form for easy melting. Try it the next time you are in the baking mode to add quality flavor and finish to any of your baking creations. Like to hand-dipped candies? This is a wonderful choice for coating your favorite confections. If you are going to coat though, remember to temper the chocolate first.These wafers are part of the E. Guittard premier line of single origin and blended chocolate made in s small-batch French artisan style. All natural, pure vanilla, Gluten Free, Peanut Free.
Available in 1 lb. or 10 lb. increments. A bulk discount is included in the 10lb. price. Make your choice from the drop-down menu
Some of the finest milk chocolate found. This is Guittard’s premium line of single origin and blended chocolates made in the small batch French artisan tradition. Thin, round wafers of rich, milk chocolate with a fresh dairy flavor and 38% cacao. These wafers, made in an easy to melt form, will add a deep milk chocolate flavor to desserts, candies, ice creams or about anything where you are wanting the most delicious milk chocolate. Do you go to all the hard work of specialty handmade candies and confections? Then, this is the perfect milk chocolate choice to coat your beautiful creations. But remember, it is best to temper the chocolate before coating.Milk chocolate qualities are: All Natural Real Vanilla Peanut Free Gluten Free
Available in 1 lb. or 10 lb. increments. A bulk discount is included in the 10lb. price. Make your choice from the drop-down menu.
E. Guittard Cocoa Rouge is favored by professional pastry chefs for its intense bittersweet character, rich, deep-red color, robust, fudge-like flavor, and full chocolate essence. It is ideal in baked goods such as cakes and pastries where its intense, yet subtle, Dutched flavor provides a perfect complement to other ingredients. You can’t go wrong with Guittard’s superior cocoa and chocolate products. Always top-notch!Kosher Dairy
These are crunchy, sophisticated little bits of heaven for the chocolate lover. Yummy tiny chunks of roasted and shelled cacao beans that are nutty, crunchy in texture, with a wonderful essence of unsweetened chocolate.. The nibs have been carefully roasted to the perfect temperature to develop a delightful chocolate flavor. Chocolate lovers have been known to snack on nibs alone, but most use them as a delicious ingredient. They are a quick flavorful addition to your meals and desserts. Sprinkle them on ice cream, yogurt, bake in cookies, brownies, cakes and the like. You can use them like chocolate chips, only I use a little less nibs than chips. Grind them further to use with spices for meat rubs or infuse just as they are in your coffee or hot chocolate.