How Many Calories are in Your Easter Basket?

By , SparkPeople Blogger
Next to Halloween, Easter is the second-largest candy-giving holiday, according to the National Confectioners Association. With overflowing baskets of the sweet stuff lurking in your household, you should know what kind of caloric damage you're in for. Check out the nutrition info for some of the more popular Easter candies--before you dig into your basket.

Cadbury eggs
1 egg, 170 calories 6 g fat

Chocolate bunny (solid)
1.75 ounces, 298 calories, 18 g fat

Dove chocolate eggs
Dark: 4 eggs, 148 calories 9.2 g fat
Milk: 4 eggs, 160 calories 9.2 g fat

Hershey candy-coated chocolate eggs
4 eggs, 92 calories 4 g fat

Jelly beans
20 candies, 160 calories

Jelly Bellys
20 candies, 80 calories

Jordan almonds
13 almonds, 140 calories 5 g fat

Peanut M&Ms
0.7 oz, 110 calories 5 g fat

5 peeps, 160 calories 0 g fat

Reese's Peanut Butter Eggs
1 egg, 180 calories 11 g fat

Robins' eggs (malted milk candy)
4 pieces, 90 calories 2.5 g fat

What is your favorite Easter candy? Are there other we've left off the list? At Easter, like any time of year, I'm keen on dark chocolate!

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