One of the best advantages to the Slimming World Diet is that you can eat whatever you want, within moderation as long as your track the syns, including cookies!
Maryland mini cookies in particular have 5 syns per mini bag making them a great low syn snack when you are fancying something sweet.
We've put together a short guide below discussing if eating cookies will affect your weight loss, how many you can have, the syn values of the whole Maryland cookie range, a few low syn alternative options and a recipe for making your own!
At 5 syns a pack, eating Maryland cookies now and again as a treat on the slimming world plan will not affect your weight loss.
No food, in particular, is likely to lead to weight gain, only when eaten in excess which is why you get a certain syn allowance each day of 15 syns. Maryland cookies are mainly made out of flour and sugars so we would avoid eating too much of these cookies.
Most people on the slimming world plan have a syn allowance of 15 syns per day so you could eat up to three mini bags a day before exceeding your daily syn allowance.
Since these cookies are high in sugar, we would avoid using up all your syns on these sweet treats, however.
The syn values of Maryland cookies can vary according to the type of cookie you buy, so to help you out we've listed the full range of their syn values below.
If you find Maryland cookies to be too high in syns, don't worry, there are plenty of other low syn alternatives to check out if you feel like a sweet snack.
If you fancy chocolate chip cookies but don't want to use up too many syns, you could always make a low syn slimming world friendly alternative at home.
Our recipe below makes six cookies and will cost you only 1.5 syns for all 6!
Overall, Maryland mini cookies have 5 syns in for one mini packet, making them a great low syn treat to have as long as your syn allowance has room. We would suggest only eating these cookies in moderation however since they can be high in sugar, or, to save even more syns, make your chocolate cookies with our SW friendly recipe above!