Can I Have Tesco Cookies On Slimming World? How Many Syns Do They Have?
We all need a sweet treat occasionally, even when dieting, and the great thing about the slimming world is that you can indulge in cookies now and then without any issues as long as your tracking their syns.
Tescos cookies have between 5-15 syns depending on the type of cookies you choose due to their varying flavours, this makes them very high in syns so we would recommend only consuming them in moderation.
In our guide below, we've discussed whether or not eating Tescos cookies can affect your weight loss, the varying syn values as well as some low syn alternatives from other brands and our SW cookie recipe.
Can Eating Tescos Cookies Affect My Weight Loss?
Many people assume that cookies and other sweet treats are off-limits when dieting, but in the slimming world, you have a syn allowance that allows you to enjoy your sweet treats without compromising your weight loss.
As we mentioned above, Tescos cookies can have anything between 5-15 syns depending on the type that you choose, most of these syns comes from the mix-ins to cookies like chocolate and sugar, increasing their overall fat and calorie content.
This being said, having a cookie occasionally on the plan will not make a difference to your weight loss as long as your factor them into your syns.
Syn Values Of Tesco Cookies
Tesco has a huge range of cookies with different flavours, to make your life easier, we've listed them down below along with their syn values.
Sainsbury's Deliciously Free From Ginger Crunch Cookies 150g - 4.5 syns.
Sainsbury's Peanut Cookies 200g - 5 syns.
Sainsbury's Oat & Sultana Cookies 200g - 5 syns.
M&S Belgian White Chocolate Chunk Cookies 200g - 6.5 syns.
M&S All Butter Belgian Chocolate Chunk & Hazelnut Cookies 200g - 6.5 syns.
M&S Pistachio & Almond Cookies 200g - 6.5 syns.
M&S Fruity Flapjack Cookies 200g - 6 syns.
M&S Sicilian Lemon & White Chocolate Cookies 200g - 6 syns.
M&S Sultana Cookies 200g - 5 syns.
M&S Stem Ginger Cookies 200g - 6 syns.
M&S Salted Caramel Cookies 175g - 6 syns.
Our Best Slimming World Cookie Recipe
To save even more syns and still enjoy your cookies, why not try making your own slimming world friendly ones?
This recipe below costs you one healthy extra B and 3 syns for three cookies in total!
200g of oats.
20g of raisins.
Pinch of cinnamon and baking soda.
Two tablespoons of water.
Three tbsp of butter.
Drop of vanilla extract.
40g of brown sugar.
Three spoons of sweetener.
Start by preheating your oven to gas mark four then blend half your oats up in a processor, add these to your normal oats along with cinnamon, baking soda and raisins.
Take your butter, brown sugar, sweetener and combine, add your wet ingredients such as the egg, vanilla extract and water.
Line a baking tray and roll the cookie mixture into twelve even balls to bake for 25 minutes total.
Overall, to conclude, Tesco cookies are high in syns, with some consuming nearly all of your daily syn allowance depending on the syns. We would suggest eating these cookies in moderation when your syns allow or checking out our slimming world friendly cookie recipe.
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.