How Many Syns In A Small Bag Of Chocolate Buttons? & Low Syn Alternatives

Updated on 
7 March, 2022

Are a Small Bag Of Chocolate Buttons High In Syns?

We all need a chocolate fix now and then, especially after a long day, so you might be wondering how many syns a small bag of chocolate buttons will set you back?

Well, a small bag of Cadbury giant buttons will use 5.5 syns of your daily allowance while the smaller buttons have 4 syns a bag, making them a great low syn sweet treat.

To find out more about which chocolate buttons you can eat on the slimming world plan we've put together a guide below which will go over whether or not these buttons will lead to weight gain on the plan, some other syn values of Cadbury's chocolate buttons range and a few low syn chocolate button alternatives.

Will Eating Chocolate Buttons Make Me Gain Weight On Slimming World?

The beauty of the slimming world is that you can eat anything you want and still lose weight, at only 5.5-4 syns a pack, chocolate buttons are not going to make you gain weight as long as you are factoring them into your syns.

For example, you could have up to three packets before exceeding your daily syn allowance for the day.

Cadbury Buttons Syn Values

Cadburys have a couple of different types of chocolate buttons, we've listed them below with their syn values to help you decide which syns fit into your allowance.

  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons 6 Pack - 4 syns.
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Buttons Bag 40G - 5.5 syns.
  • Cadbury Milk Chocolate Giant Buttons Share Bag 240G - 7 syns a pack.
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Giant Buttons 119G - 6.5 syns per serving.
  • Cadbury White Giant Buttons 110G - 6.5 syns per serving.
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Orange Giant Buttons 110G - 6.5 syns per serving.
  • Cadbury Dairy Milk Mint Buttons Chocolate 110G - 6.5 syns per serving.
  • Cadbury Darkmilk Giant Buttons 105G - 6.5 syns.
  • Cadbury Bournville Buttons 110G - 6.5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Chocolate Buttons

If you think Cadbury chocolate buttons are a little too high in syns, we've made a list of some others from alternative brands down below as well as a few other types of chocolate.

Chocolate Buttons

  • Tesco White Chocolate Buttons 70G - 9.5 syns for half a glass.
  • Maltesers Buttons Chocolate Pouch 102G - 9 syns.
  • Nestle Smarties Buttons Milk Chocolate 90G - 4 syns.
  • Milkybar White Chocolate Buttons Bag - 4 syns.
  • Tesco Free From Chocolate Buttons 25G - 7 syns.
  • Galaxy Counters Chocolate Pouch 122G - 8 syns.
  • Tesco Free From White Chocolate Buttons 25G - 6.5 syns for the bag.
  • Ms Molly's Milk Chocolate Flavoured Buttons 300G - 9.5 syns.


  • Mars Bar (21g bar) – 4 1/2 syns. 
  • Milky Way Bar (21.5g bar) – 5 syns. 
  • Nestle Rolos (2 sweets) – 2 1/2 syns.
  • Nestle Smarties Mini – 3 1/2 syns. 
  • Nestle Milkybar Buttons – 3 1/2 syns. 
  • Nestle Toffee Crisp, Bitesize 120g bag (2 pieces) – 5 syns.
  • Twix Fingers (23g bar) – 5 1/2 syns. 
  • Toblerone Dark 100g bar (25g) – 6 1/2 syns.
  • Toblerone Fruit & Nut (35g bar) – 8 1/2 syns. 
  • Revels (25g) – 6 syns.
  • Lindt Dark Chocolate Spread (1 level tbsp) – 4 1/2 syns.
  • Lindt White Chocolate Bar 100g bar (25g) – 8 syns.
  • Lindt Lindor Mint Milk Chocolate Bar (38g bar) – 11 1/2 syns.
  • Bounty, Milk Chocolate (28.5g bar) – 7 syns. 
  • Milky Way Magic Stars (25g) – 7 syns. 
  • Mars Protein Bar – 9 1/2 syns. 

Last Words

Overall at 3-4 syns, chocolate buttons are not a bad snack to have on the slimming world plan as long as you have enough space left in your slimming world allowance. Always have sweet treats in moderation and remember to check the serving size on the packets, as this often is not the whole bag.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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