Mcvities HobNobs - Nutrition and Ingredients

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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One cookie of Mcvities HobNobs (19 grams) contains 90 calories and 1 grams of protein. Mcvities hobnobs consists of 63% carbohydrates, 5% protein, 24% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Mcvities HobNobs has 26 ingredients, which is 9.4 more than the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 1 cookie, or 19 grams, which is a smaller portion compared to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one cookie of Mcvities HobNobs:

  • Calories: 90
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Sugar: 6 g
  • Dietary fiber: 1 g
  • Fat: 4.5 g, (Saturated: 2 g)
  • Sodium: 60 mg

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details


Mcvities HobNobs have 90 calories per cookie or 474 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and fat.

52% of calories in Mcvities HobNobs are from carbohydrates, 44% of calories are from fat and 4% of calories are from protein.


The majority, or 52% of the calories in Mcvities HobNobs are from carbohydrates. The carbs in Mcvities HobNobs are mostly in the form of dietary fiber and sugar (14% and 86%).


One cookie of Mcvities HobNobs has 6 grams of sugar or about 20% of daily recommended intake.


A substantial amount, or 44% of the calories in Mcvities HobNobs are from fat. Mcvities HobNobs are high in total fat, with 4.5 grams or 7% of recommended daily values per cookie. Most of the fat in Mcvities HobNobs are healthier unsaturated fats.

Mcvities HobNobs are cholesterol free and trans-fat free.


A single cookie of Mcvities HobNobs contains 2% of recommended daily values or 1 grams of protein.


One cookie of Mcvities HobNobs has 60 milligrams of sodium or about 4% of daily recommended intake.

Nutrition Facts

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Nutrition calculations are from Harvard Medical's nutrient guidelines [1] and USDA's food central database (2019) [2].
We calculated values from 2000 kCal daily recommended diet.

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Nutrition Comparison to Other Chocolate Bars

Here is a table of nutritional differences between Mcvities HobNobs and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 19 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Mcvities HobNobs and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (19g).
Nutrient Mcvities HobNobs Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 90kcal -7% 96kcal / 97kcal
Carbohydrates 12g +9% 11g / 11g
Sugar 6g -34% 8g / 9g
Dietary Fiber 1g -47% 1g / 1g
Total Fat 4g -22% 6g / 6g
Saturated Fat 2g -41% 3g / 3g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 2mg / 2mg
Sodium 60mg -216% 69mg / 19mg
Protein 1g -24% 1g / 1g
Vitamin C ~ ~ 0mg / ~
Calcium ~ -100% 18mg / 16mg
Iron ~ -100% 1mg / 0mg

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Mcvities HobNobs has 26 ingredients, which is 9.4 more than the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is oat, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

rolled oats, compound coating (sugar, cocoa butter, chocolate, skim milk, whey, butteroil, vegetable shortening [contains one or more of the following: shea oil, illipe oil, sal oil, palm oil, mango kernel oil, kokum oil], soy lecithin, polyglycerol polyricinoleate, natural flavor), whole wheat flour, sugar, palm oil, glucose syrup, leavening (sodium bicarbonate, ammonium bicarbonate), salt.
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains sugar, cocoa butter, chocolate, milk, palm oil, soy lecithin, natural flavor and salt, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.

Mcvities HobNobs contains palm oil or palm derivatives, which also appears in more than 25% of chocolate bars.

Ingredients Compared to Other Chocolate Bars

The ingredients in Mcvities HobNobs versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Mcvities HobNobs are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Rolled Oat
2 Compound Coating
3 Sugar
4 Cocoa Butter
5 Chocolate
6 Skim Milk
7 Whey
8 Butteroil
9 Vegetable Shortening
10 Shea Oil
11 Illipe Oil
12 Sal Oil
13 Palm Oil
14 Mango Kernel Oil
15 Kokum Oil
16 Soy Lecithin
17 Polyglycerol Polyricinoleate
18 Natural Flavor
19 Whole Wheat Flour
20 Glucose Syrup
21 Leavening
22 Sodium Bicarbonate
23 Ammonium Bicarbonate
24 Salt

Quick Facts

How healthy is Mcvities HobNobs?

On the positive side, Mcvities HobNobs has 34% less sugar, 22% less total fat, 41% less saturated fat, 100% less cholesterol and 216% less sodium than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 47% less dietary fiber, 24% less protein, 100% less calcium and 100% less iron than the average chocolate bar.

Is Mcvities HobNobs vegan?

Mcvities HobNobs is not vegan in terms of its ingredients - it contains skim milk, whey, butteroil and polyglycerol polyricinoleate. It also has natural flavor which can be non-vegan.