By Linda Lee

Here comes Peter Cottontail“hoppin’ down the bunny trail, hippity-hoppity Easters on it’s way!”  Kids of all ages look forward to the Easter Bunny bringing all the yummy candy and most honest parents will admit that they help themselves to all kinds of Easter goodies too! It is nearly impossible to totally bypass all of the temptations when it comes to Easter candy.  But these sweet treats come with big time calories too… before you indulge check out this Easter candy ‘calorie counter’…..

Easter candy calorie counter:

2 Dark Chocolate Covered Peeps: 110 calories

4 Peeps: 128 calories

35 Jelly Belly jelly beans: 140 calories

3 Tbsp of M&M’s Chocolate Candies Bunny Mix, Peanut: 154 calories

3 Lindt Mini Dark Chocolate Gold Bunnies: 150 calories

Half of a 3.5 oz Lindt Dark Chocolate Bunny (regular size): 135 calories

3 Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups Miniatures Pastels: 132 calories

1 Reese’s Peanut Butter Egg: 180 calories

10 Cadbury Mini Eggs: 158 calories

1 Cadbury Creme Egg: 150 calories

As you can see, I deliberately omitted the amount of calories in my FAVORITE Easter candy, Willy Wonka’s “Bumpy Jelly Beans” which are jelly beans covered in Nerds…


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