Coarsely Chopped Nuts, Chopped Nuts, and Finely Chopped Nuts

Do you know the difference between coarsely chopped nuts, chopped nuts, and finely chopped nuts? We can help you!

Different Chopped Nuts

  • Coarsely chopped nuts are cut into 1/4-inch or larger pieces.
  • Chopped or medium-chopped nuts are cut into 1/16- to 3/8-inch pieces.
  • Finely chopped nuts are cut until they're just a bit bigger than grains of salt.
  • Finely ground nuts are usually prepared in a blender or food processor, where they are chopped into a fine, moist meal that resembles flour.

More Tips for Cooking with Nuts

We've got more information on grinding nuts, toasting nuts, and choosing the perfect type of nut to use in your recipes:

Different Types of Nuts

Grinding Nuts

How to Cook with Nuts

How to Toast Nuts

Embellish your decorated cake with a layer of chopped nuts on the sides of your frosted dessert. Picking the right cake pedestal is a good start-€”we walk you through the entire process, including how to keep the cake moist so the nuts stay in place.


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