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When it comes to Halloween candy, those tiny chocolate treats can take down the best of us. How often have you found yourself staring at a pile of empty wrappers, wondering how many calories you actually consumed? Before you tweet “How many calories are in 12 mini Snickers bars? Asking for a friend…,” read this rundown. Knowledge is power, people!
Candy Size 101: Minis are the small square candies. Snack-size and fun-size treats are usually about 2 inches long.
25 calories or less:
3 Musketeers Minis
1 Hershey’s Kisses
30 to 50 calories:
Kit Kat Miniatures
Milky Way Minis
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures
Twix Caramel Cookie Bars Minis
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50 to 70 calories:
M&M’s Fun Size
York Peppermint Patties Snack Size
70 to 85 calories:
Butterfinger Fun Size
Milky Way Fun Size
Snickers Fun Size
P.S. If you’re looking for a handy list with even more candy info, click here!
‘Til next time… chew the right thing!