Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties - Nutrition and Ingredients


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Nutrition & Ingredients Summary

One ounce of Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties (28.6 grams) contains 114 calories and 0.7 grams of protein. It consists of 75% carbohydrates, 3% protein, 13% fat, and less than 1% of water. Jump to Nutrition Analysis

Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties contains 14 ingredients, which is similar to the average chocolate bar. The recommended serving size is 1.4 ounces, or 40 grams, which is very similar to the serving size of the average chocolate bar. Jump to Ingredient Analysis

In one ounce of Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties:

  • Calories: 114
  • Protein: 0.7 g
  • Sugar: 20 g
  • Dietary fiber: 0.7 g
  • Fat: 3.6 g, (Saturated: 2.1 g)

Source: USDA

Nutrition Details

Calories

Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties have 114 calories per ounce or 399 calories for every 100 grams. Most of its calories are from carbohydrates and fat.

71% of calories in Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties are from carbohydrates, 27% of calories are from fat and 2% of calories are from protein.

Carbohydrates

The majority, or 71% of the calories in Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties are from carbohydrates. The carbs are mostly in the form of sugar (97%).

Sugar

One ounce of Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties has 20 grams of sugar or about 67% of daily recommended intake.

Fat

A substantial amount, or 27% of the calories in Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties are from fat. It have a moderate amount of total fat, with 3.6 grams or 6% of recommended daily values per ounce. Most of the fat in Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties are saturated.

Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties are cholesterol free and trans-fat free.

Protein

A single ounce of Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties contains 0.7 grams of protein.

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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 Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties and the average chocolate bar. Comparing by equal weight (one serving or 40 grams):
Nutrition comparison between Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties and the average chocolate bar, 1 serving (40g).
Nutrient Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties Difference Average/Median
Chocolate Bar
Calories 160kcal -22% 203kcal / 205kcal
Carbohydrates 30g +30% 23g / 23g
Sugar 28g +45% 18g / 19g
Dietary Fiber 1g -31% 2g / 1g
Total Fat 5g -59% 12g / 12g
Saturated Fat 3g -58% 7g / 7g
Trans Fat ~ ~ <0.1g / ~
Cholesterol ~ -100% 5mg / 5mg
Sodium ~ -100% 145mg / 40mg
Protein 1g -64% 3g / 3g
Vitamin C ~ ~ 1mg / ~
Calcium ~ -100% 38mg / 34mg
Iron 1mg +7% 2mg / 1mg

Ingredients

Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties contains 14 ingredients, which is similar to the average chocolate bar (16.6 ingredients). Its top ingredient is sugar, unlike most chocolate bars, where the top ingredient tends to be chocolate.

Full Ingredients List

sugar, semi sweet chocolate (sugar, chocolate liquor-processed with alkali, cocoa butter, milk fat, soy lecithin-an emulsifier, vanilla), water, corn syrup, invert sugar, egg albumen, oil of peppermint, invertase.
Source: USDA

This chocolate bar contains cocoa butter, milk fat, soy lecithin and corn syrup, which are also common ingredients in many other chocolate bars.

Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties does not contain palm oil or palm derivatives, which appears in more than 25% of chocolate bars.



Ingredients Compared to Other Chocolate Bars

The ingredients in Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties versus how frequently they appear in other chocolate bars:
How common the ingredients in Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties are compared to other chocolate bars
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1 Sugar
2 Semi Sweet Chocolate
3 Chocolate Liquor Alkali
4 Cocoa Butter
5 Milk Fat
6 Soy Lecithin
7 Vanilla
8 Water
9 Corn Syrup
10 Invert Sugar
11 Egg Albuman
12 Oil Peppermint
13 Invertase

Quick Facts

How healthy is Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties?

On the positive side, Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties has 59% less total fat, 58% less saturated fat, 100% less cholesterol, 100% less sodium and 7% more iron than the average chocolate bar. Unfortunately, it also has 45% more sugar, 31% less dietary fiber, 64% less protein and 100% less calcium than the average chocolate bar.

Is Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties vegan?

Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties is not vegan in terms of its ingredients - it contains milk fat and egg albuman.

Is Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties dutched?

Sanders Dark Chocolate Peppermint Patties has cacao solids treated with alkali, and contains dutched cocoa.