Peppermint Patties are chocolate-covered peppermint-flavored confections. They were first produced in York, Pennsylvania, in 1940, garnering the original name of York Peppermint Patties. Cadbury Schweppes later took over the popular candy, which is now produced by Hershey's.
A regular Peppermint Pattie is 1.4 oz. The mini Peppermint Pattie is .4 oz and contains 50 calories, 1 gram of fat, 11 total carbohydrates and 9 sugars but no protein or cholesterol.
There is a significant calorie difference between a mini Peppermint Pattie and a regular-sized one. A regular Peppermint Pattie contains 140 calories, 3 g of fat, 31 total carbohydrates, 25 sugars and 1 g of protein.
Peppermint Patties are available in a sugar-free mini version. Although you save in sugar intake, you don't save calories by eating a sugar-free rather than a regular mini. A sugar-free mini Peppermint Pattie has 51 calories, 1.3 g of fat, 9.3 total carbohydrates, no sugars and less than 1 g of protein.
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