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What 200 Cals Of Your Favorite Halloween Candy Looks Like

We'd like to imagine that all those Halloween sweets won't affect us. But in reality, they're far from calorie-free. Here's what a reasonable amount (around 200 cals) of your favorite "fun size" treats look like.
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By Paige DePaolis, SELF

We'd like to imagine that all those Halloween sweets won't affect us. But in reality, they're far from calorie-free. Here's what a reasonable amount (around 200 cals) of your favorite "fun size" treats look like.

Candy Corn
Candy Corn30 pieces = 200 cals At 32 grams of sugar per serving size (about 19 pieces), these aren’t exactly sugar lightweights. But with 0 grams of fat, they aren’t the worst sweet on this list. We won’t stop you from knocking back a few of the sweet bites. They are basically the epitome of Halloween candy, after all.
M&M's
M&M's3 packs = 220 cals More chocolate! With crunchy little candy shells and creamy chocolate inside, it's pretty darn tough to say no to this candy.
Twizzlers
Twizzlers6 vines = 180 cals When it comes to this sweet licorice, you can enjoy more than one pack of chewy goodness. The vines are low in fat and will keep you chewing for a while.
Hershey Milk Chocolate
Hershey Milk Chocolate3 pieces = 190 cals The milk chocolate bar doesn't achieve the same stamp of approval as dark chocolate. But like we always say, a little chocolate in moderation definitely ain't bad.
Butterfinger
Butterfinger4 bars = 180 cals Get your peanut butter fix in crispy form -- "crispety crunchety, peanut-buttery" to be specific -- with this popular bar. Be wary, though, of the 29 grams per serving of empty carbs.
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups2.5 cups = 200 cals If you're a fan of the peanut buttery-chocolate combo, you're in luck! You can have two whole cups and then some (another half, to be exact) all before hitting the 200 calorie mark.
Skittles
Skittles3 packs = 190 cals When it comes to these lil' guys, tasting the rainbow isn't exactly healthy—even if they are fruit flavored. And since you know you won't stop at one, aim for less than 3 bags.
Kit Kat5 sticks = 210 cals Gotta love the delicious sound of breaking off a Kit Kat. The chocolate and wafer bars are light, so you get 5 whole sticks. Score.
Tootsie Rolls8.5 midgees = 195.5 Tooties, we love you. But with corn syrup and hydrogenated oil (basically sugar and fat), try not to untwist too many rolls—they won't keep you full and satisfied in the long run.
Sour Patch Kids3 packs = 195 cals Sour then sweet, these gummies are like a flavor roller coaster for your tongue. But with corn syrup and lots of unnatural coloring, enjoy your 3 packs with care.
Snickers2 1/2 bars = 200 cals Unlike the sugar-based candies, this bar will likely keep you “full” longer thanks to fluffy nougat and protein-packed peanuts. But with 8 total grams of fat and 21 total grams of carbs per serving (two fun size bars), these candy bars aren’t going to be the most guilt-free of the bunch, either.
Pay Day2 bars = 180 cals No need to wait 'til Friday for this kind of pay day. (Ha!) Keep in mind though, while caramel and peanuts make this bar an amazing combo of flavor and textures, they also make 'em a tad high in fat, and will cost you up to a half hour of cardio at the gym.
Twix2.5 bars = 200 cals No need to "pick a side" as the ads say—both indubitably deliver the same doses of sugar. However, thanks to the crunchy biscuits, the bars are more likely to keep you satisfied longer than hard candy alternatives.
Crunch4 bars = 200 cals Say hello to 4 fun size bars for 200 cals. The minis do have 10 total grams of fat per serving, but surprisingly deliver a hit of protein, too.
Nerds4 boxes = 200 cals They may seem cute, little and harmless, but they're pretty much pure sugar. You'll get four full mini containers of the colorful nuggets before you reach our cap, but beware: Thanks to 14 grams of sugar per serving, you may go comatose. (Joking! Kind of.)
Starburst10 pieces = 200 cals Big flavor, tiny package. Unwrap up to ten pieces of the juicy candy before hitting the cap.
Jolly Rancher12 pieces = 200 cals If you’re looking for the most bang for your buck, grab a bag of this hard candy. The good news is that the mini suckers take some time to finish off, so 12 pieces won’t exactly disappear before your eyes.
Gobstopper10 pieces = 200 cals Like most fruity candies, these little balls don't have any fat. Plus, the whole "everlasting" part of their name means you won't plow through them too fast.

Photos: Jessica Carlin

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