Currently available in Boots gift section on a three for two offer, but similar products are available throughout Winter from a number of retailers such as Marks and Spencer's. So the idea is a spoon or stirrer with one end in a block of chocolate. When making hot chocolate you use the stirrer and the chocolate block melts into your drink. Dippers have the ability to brighten up the dullest hot chocolate and turn it into a luxury drink. Yes, they are one use only, expensive and a novelty, but I can't help it - I love them!