How Many Syns In Squashies? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
28 May, 2022

Are Squashies High In Syns On Slimming World? - Our Guide!

If you feel like something sweet you might be tempted to have a drumstick squashie or two, but since these are not syn free foods you need to make sure you're synning on them on the SW plan.

Drumstick squashies have around 3.5 syns for 20g making them not too high in syns and a great choice for a sweet snack when you feel like something sugary in moderation.

How Many Syns In Squashies?

In our guide below, we will discuss how many drumstick squashies you can have on the slimming world, syn values of Swizzels sweets and some low syn alternative sweets from other brands.

How Many Drumstick Squashies Can I Eat On Slimming World?

At 3.5 syns for 20g you could have up to four portions of squashies before using up all of your daily syn allowance making them a great low syn sweet treat.

We would recommend eating squashies drumsticks in moderation however due to their high sugar, having up to 13g of sugar for a 20g portion.

Syn Values Of Swizzels Sweets

Drumstick squashies come in a variety of different types and swizzels have a large range of sweets, to help you stay on track we've listed their syn values down below.

  • Swizzels Drumsticks Squashies Original Raspberry & Milk Flavour - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Squashies Mini Bags Raspberry & Milk Flavour - 2.5 syns for mini sweet.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Squashies Bubblegum Flavour 160g - 4.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Squashies Rhubarb & Custard Flavour 160g - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Squashies Strawberry & Cream Flavour - 3.5 syns.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Squashies Giant Cookie 308g - 8 syns.
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  • Swizzels Refreshers Original Lemon Flavour - 8 syns.
  • Swizzels Originals Love Hearts - 2 syns a serving.
  • Swizzels Rainbow Drops 32g - 5.5 syns a pack.
  • Swizzels Parma Violets 40g - 4 syns a serving.
  • Swizzels Refreshers Sour Apple Flavour - 8 syns.
  • Swizzels Double Lollies - 5 syns.
  • Swizzels Drumstick Chocolate - 5.5 syns.

Low Syn Alternatives To Drumstick Squashies

If your find drumstick squashies to be too high in syns, there are plenty of other low syn alternative sweets to choose from, we've listed a few for you to check out below.

  • HARIBO Starmix Bag 16g - 3 syns.
  • HARIBO Tangfastics Bag 16g - 3 syns.
  • Maynards Bassetts Jelly Babies Sweets Bag 190g - 4.5 syns.
  • Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles Sweets Tube 52.5g - 5 syns.
  • M&S Percy Pigs Sweets 170g - 1.5 syns.
  • Skittles Fruits Sweets £0.15 PMP Bag 18g - 8 syns.
  • Rowntree's Jelly Tots Sweets Sharing Bag 150g - 2 syns for 7.
  • Starburst Original Fruit Chews Sweets 45g - 9 syns a pack.
  • Rowntree's Randoms Sweets Sharing Bag 150g - 7 syns for 6.
  • The Natural Confectionery Co. Jelly Snakes Sweets Bag 160g - 7 syns for three.
  • Maynards Bassetts Sports Mix Sweets Bag 190g - 8 syns.
  • Maynards Bassetts Soft Jellies Fizzy Fish Sweets Bag 160g - 5 syns for 4.
  • M&S Gelatine Free Veggie Percy Pig Sweets 170g - 1.5 syns a sweet.
  • Barratt Refreshers 34g - 6.5 syns a pack.
  • Rowntree's Fruit Pastilles Vegan Friendly Strawberry & Blackcurrant Sweets Sharing Pouch 150g - 5 syns for 7.
  • Aldi Dominion Sugar Free Blackcurrant Liquorice Sweets 70g - 1 syn for two.
  • Skittles Crazy Sours Sweets Pouch Bag 152g - 7.5 syns.
  • Aldi Dominion Fruit Chews Sweets 450g - 5 syns for 4.
  • Candy Kittens Wild Strawberry Gourmet Sweets 125g - 7 syns for 25g.
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Final Words

Overall, drumsticks squashies are great low syn sweet treats to have on the slimming world at only 3.5 syns for one, you could have up to 4 sticks before using up your whole daily syn allowance. We recommend eating sweet treats like drumsticks in moderation however due to their high sugar content, having up to 13g for a 20g portion.

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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