Whether it takes the form of peppermint patties, hard candy or soft dessert mints, mint candy is part of our food culture. Used to clear the palate after meals as well as to satisfy candy cravings, it has nearly universal appeal.
The serving size of Brach's Ice Blue Mint Coolers, Star Brites peppermints and mint patties is three mints. A serving size of Brach's Dessert Mints is 14 mints.
Calories and Fat
A serving of Brach's Dessert Mints or Star Brites peppermints both have 60 calories. A serving of Brach's Ice Blue Mint Coolers has 70 calories and a serving of their mint patties has 140 calories. None of these have any fat except for the mint patties, which have 3 g of fat. By way of comparison, a single 1.5 oz. York Peppermint Pattie has 165 calories.
Brach's mint candies are not good sources of protein, iron, calcium, vitamin A or vitamin C. Though hard candies are good to occasionally nibble on as a treat, dieters should remember that they are filled with empty calories.
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Shelly Morgan has been writing and editing for over 25 years for various medical and scientific publications. Although she began her professional career in pharmacological research, Morgan turned to patent law where she specialized in prosecuting patents for medical devices. She also writes about renal disease and hypertension for several nonprofits aimed at educating and supporting kidney patients.