Many people assume chocolates like Reese's are off limits when trying to lose weight, luckily, in the slimming world, you can eat whatever you want and lose weight, as long as it fits into your syn allowance. But what about Reese's peanut butter cups, are they high in syns?
Reese's peanut butter cups are high in syns, having 4.5 syns per cup, which would mean 9 syns for the two cups in a packet, we suggest only having these chocolates as the occasional sweet treat when your syns allow.
In our syn guide below, we will explore in more detail why Reese's peanut butter cups are high in syns, some syn values of their range and low syn alternatives for when you feel like chocolate peanut butter!
At 4.5 syns a cup, or 9 syns for two, Reese's peanut butter cups are high in syns, allowing you to have around three before using all of your 15 daily syns on the plan.
These peanut butter cups get their high syn value not only due to the sugar from the chocolate, but also the fat from the peanut butter filling. For example, one cup can have up to 10g of sugar in and 6g of fat!
To keep syns low, we suggest only having one cup at a time, or choosing their mini peanut butter cup chocolate which only has 2.5 syns a cup due to their smaller size.
Reese's have a huge range of chocolate peanut butter sweets, so as you can see which is the best when it comes to syns, we've listed their values below.
If you can't justify spending all those syns on Reese's peanut butter cups and you are looking for a low-syn alternative to satisfy your cravings, do not worry, we've got an alternative syn list below with lots of peanut butter chocolates.
Overall, Reese's peanut butter cups are high in syns, having 4.5 syns for one cup, and nine syns for two, allowing you to have up to three before using all of your daily syn allowance on the plan.
These peanut butter cups are high in syns because of the high sugar content from the chocolate and fat from the peanut butter, to save syns, we recommend opting for their mini sizes.
If you are interested in checking out the syns in other chocolate peanut butter treats, we have a syn guide to peanut butter Kit Kats here.