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50 Unhealthiest Desserts on the Planet

Steer clear of these store-bought desserts that pack in way too many calories and sugar.
50 Unhealthiest Desserts on the Planet

Whether you crave a chunky chocolate chip cookie, a warm mug cake, or a creamy gelato post-dinner, there’s a multitude of unhealthy desserts littering supermarket shelves. While it’s OK to indulge in your sweet tooth every once in a while, doing so regularly can lead you to pack on the pounds and put yourself at risk for metabolic diseases, especially when you choose some of these overly indulgent desserts we rounded up.

If you’re hankering for something sweet after dinner, “choose a dessert that contains zero artificial sweeteners, less than 10 grams of added sugars, and no more than 150 calories,” Jim White, RD, ACSM Health Fitness Instructor, tells us. If it has 3 grams of fiber and more than 5 grams a protein, that’s a bonus.” All of the store-bought picks we included here contain either more than 150 calories or over 10 grams of sugar per serving—but the majority fit into both categories. We divided them into categories of ice cream, candy bars, frozen cakes and pies, cookies, and packaged pastries. Steer clear and choose a scoop of healthy ice cream instead—or go the homemade route. White likes yogurt with fruit, a banana with dark chocolate and almond butter, or a homemade protein bar with dried cranberries, oats, whey protein, and cocoa for his after dinner treat.

RELATED: The easy guide to cutting back on sugar is finally here.

Ice Creams

1

Talenti Coconut Almond Chocolate Gelato

talenti coconut almond chocolate gelato ice cream tub

2/3 cup: 360 calories, 21 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 95 mg sodium, 40 g carbs (4 g fiber, 35 g sugar), 6 g protein

Talenti describes this flavor as taking your best friends on vacation. Whether you’re trying to slim down before a tropical escape or looking for some comfort food on the couch, this caloric pint shouldn’t be your pick.

2

Klondike Mrs. Fields Chocolate Chip Cookie Ice Cream Sandwich

klondike mrs fields ice cream sandwich

340 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 245 mg sodium, 55 g carbs (0 g fiber, 32 g sugar), 3 g protein

Two desserts, Mrs. Fields cookies and ice cream, come together to create a 340-calorie dessert disaster. This dessert mashup carries nearly four slices of white bread worth of carbs and 8.5 teaspoons worth of sugar.

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3

M&M’S Cookie Sandwiches With Vanilla Ice Cream

vanilla m&m cookie sandwiches

240 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 150 mg sodium, 37 g carbs (<1 g fiber, 25 g sugar), 3 g protein

Would you spoon over six teaspoons of sugar into your mouth for dessert? That’s what you’ll find in this M&M’s cookie ice cream sandwich.

4

Blue Bunny Load’d Sundae Bunny Tracks

Blue bunny loadd sundae bunny tracks

PER UNIT (185 G): 600 calories, 32 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 250 mg sodium, 70 g carbs (3 g fiber, 60 g sugar), 9 g protein

This frozen dessert is just not worth it. Blue Bunny manages to pack in a meal’s worth of calories and more than two days’ worth of added sugars. Instead, reach for Blue Bunny’s Caramel Mini Swirls. They’re similar to the King Cones you grew up with, but come in a smaller portion with a hint of caramel—clocking in at just 140 calories and 12 grams of sugar.

5

Talenti Hazelnut Chocolate Chip Gelato

talenti hazelnut chocolate chip gelato ice cream tub

2/3 cup: 330 calories, 19 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 55 mg sodium, 36 g carbs (1 g fiber, 34 g sugar), 6 g protein

Nutella meets your favorite cookie in this ultra-creamy gelato. But do you think it’s worth 330 calories and 8.5 teaspoons worth of sugar? We think not.

6

Haagen Dazs Dulce de Leche Cookie Squares

Haagen dazs dulce de leche

PER BAR: 310 calories, 18 g fat (13 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 120 mg sodium, 34 g carbs (1 g fiber, 26 g sugar), 4 g protein

You’ll find a full day’s worth of saturated fat and sugar in these dulce de leche ice cream squares. If you want something cold and swirled with caramel, go for Enlightened’s sea salt caramel bar, which contains just 80 calories, 1.5 grams of fat, and 5 grams of sugar—not to mention, 7 grams of muscle-maintaining protein!

7

Ben & Jerry’s Peanut Butter Cup

ben and jerrys peanut butter cup ice cream tub

⅔ cup: 470 calories, 33 g fat (18 g saturated fat, 0.5 g trans fat), 180 mg sodium, 36 mg carbs (0 g fiber, 32 g sugar), 9 g protein

You’re better off biting into a Snicker’s bar. Ben & Jerry’s PB ice cream packs in a whopping 32 grams of sugar and absolutely no fiber to help stabilize your blood sugar levels. Go for Halo Top’s Peanut Butter Cup ice cream instead, which contains just 380 calories for the whole pint versus Ben & Jerry’s 1,400!

8

Talenti Peanut Butter Fudge Sorbetto

talenti dairy free peanut butter fudge ice cream pint

⅔ cup: 350 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 250 mg sodium, 46 g carbs (3 g fiber, 39 g sugar), 8 g protein

Just because it’s dairy-free doesn’t mean it will help you keep your weight in check. Talenti manages to swell its sorbetto with 9.75 teaspoons of sugar!

9

Ben & Jerry’s Chubby Hubby

ben and jerrys chubby hubby ice cream tub

½ cup: 350 calories, 21 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 160 mg sodium, 33 mg carbs (1 g fiber, 26 g sugar), 7 g protein

Vanilla malt ice cream meets peanut and fudge-covered pretzels and fudgy peanut swirls in this caloric pint. The outcome? A chubby hubby, no doubt.

10

Tillamook’s Double Nutty Peanut Butter Ice Cream

tillamook double nutty peanut butter ice cream tub

⅓ pint: 460 calories, 34 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 250 mg sodium, 31 mg carbs (2 g fiber, 27 g sugar), 11 g protein

With your full day’s worth of heart-harming saturated fat and 90 more milligrams of sodium than a small order of McDonald’s fries, you’re better off skipping this pint and indulging in Enlightened’s chocolate chip peanut butter pint instead.

11

Häagen-Dazs Peanut Butter Salted Fudge Ice Cream

häagen-dazs peanut butter salted fudge ice cream tub

½ cup: 340 calories, 23 g fat (11 g saturated fat, 0.5 g trans fat), 150 mg sodium, 26 mg carbs (1 g fiber, 24 g sugar), 6 g protein

Peanut butter can be a wonderful weight-loss food, but it happens to sabotage every ice cream pint on this list of unhealthiest desserts. Häagen-Dazs adds 24 grams of sugar per serving to its pint, and it also boasts a seriously high fat content.

12

Magnum’s Double Caramel Bar

magnum double caramel bar

1 bar: 270 calories, 17 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 75 mg sodium, 29 g carbs (1 g fiber, 25 g sugar), 3 g protein

This double caramel ice cream bar by Magnum is the ultimate treat: it’s filled with luscious caramel and gooey chocolatey coating, and then smothered in a cracking milk chocolate shell for both creamy and crunchy textures. However, indulging in this frozen dessert will set you back 270 calories and 17 grams of fat. Go for Magnum’s mini version instead.

13

Magnum Ice Cream, Dark Chocolate Raspberry

magnum dark chocolate raspberry ice cream tub

⅔ cup: 340 calories, 24 g fat (15 g saturated fat), 30 mg sodium, 35 g carbs (4 g fiber, 26 g sugar), 5 g protein

If you think you’re making the smart choice by choosing a fruity ice cream, think again. Magnum manages to pack in 26 grams of sugar and 15 grams of heart-harming saturated fat into this raspberry chocolate tub. Down the whole pint, and you’ll ingest a staggering 960 calories, 42 grams of saturated fat, 1.5 grams of trans fat, and 72 grams of sugar!

Candy Bars

14

Hershey’s Cookie Layer Crunch Triple Chocolate King Size Bar

hershey's king size cookie layer crunch bar

per 59 g bar: 310 calories, 19 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 130 mg sodium, 34 g carbs (2 g fiber, 27 g sugar), 4 g protein

This king-sized bar is layered with milk chocolate, chocolate cookie bits, and chocolate creme—which all amount to over a day’s worth of sugar and almost triple the amount of saturated fat than what’s in a Snickers bar.

15

Milka Chocolate Bar Oreo Bar

Milka Oreo candy bar

Per 6 blocks: 220 calories, 14 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 80 mg sodium, 23 g carbs (1 g fiber, 20 g sugar), 2 g protein

Riddled with sugar, inflammatory palm oil, and artificial flavors, we see no reason to unwrap this Oreo-studded chocolate bar. Go ahead and dunk an Oreo into milk if you’re craving cookies and cream flavor.

16

Hershey’s Milk Chocolate & Reese’s Pieces Candy Bar

hershey's reese's pieces milk chocolate king size candy bar

PER BAR: 220 calories, 12 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 55 mg sodium, 27 g carbs (1 g fiber, 25 g sugar), 3 g protein

We’re clearly not fans of this Hershey’s bar’s nutrition panel, but the ingredient list is just as frightening. Hydrogenated oils, artificial flavors, artificial colors, oh my!

17

Snickers Crisper

Snickers crisper

PER 2 BARS: 190 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 85 mg sodium, 26 g carbs (1 g fiber, 20 g sugar), 3 g protein

You’ll find milk chocolate, peanuts, crisp rice, and caramel in this candy bar. Snickers really outdid itself with the Crisper, which houses almost a full day’s worth of sugar.

18

Reese’s Crunchers

Reeses Crunchers

PER 14 PIECES: 200 calories, 11 g fat (6 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 95 mg sodium, 24 g carbs (2 g fiber, 17 g sugar), 4 g protein

Munch on these for dessert, and you’ll ingest about half a day’s worth of saturated fat and sugar. Why not post-game your dinner with a tablespoon of real peanut butter? Not only will you save about 100 calories, but you’ll also nourish your body with more heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and save yourself from 17 grams of added sugars!

19

Caramel M&M’s

caramel m&ms

PER 40 G BAG: 190 calories, 7 g fat (5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 60 mg sodium, 29 g carbs (0 g fiber, 26 g sugar), 2 g protein

Just when you thought M&Ms couldn’t get any richer, the confectioner decided to crank the sugar up a notch in the form of infusing the chocolate bites with a caramel center. If you’re craving the classic combo, go for a square of Alter Eco’s Dark Salted Burnt Caramel bar with 70 percent cocoa.

20

Hershey’s Gold Bar

Hersheys gold bar

PER 1.4 OZ BAR (39 G): 220 calories, 14 g fat (7 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 85 mg sodium, 22 g carbs (0 g fiber, 20 g sugar), 3 g protein

Hershey’s newest candy bar houses a boatload of calories coming from sugar and fat. Go for a square of 70% dark chocolate to get your sweet fix and a dose of disease-fighting antioxidants instead.

Frozen Cakes and Pies

21

Banquet Cherry Berry Pie

banquet cherry berry pie

1 pie: 400 calories, 13 g fat (4.5 g saturated fat), 430 mg sodium, 65 g carbs (3 g fiber, 28 g sugar), 4 g protein

Cherries and berries are chock-full of antioxidants, but don’t rely on this pie to get your free-radical-fighting fix. With a staggering 400 calories per single serving, we’d steer clear of a spoon.

22

Sara Lee Banana Creme Pie

sara lee banana creme pie

⅙ pie: 340 calories, 18 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 260 mg sodium, 43 g carbs (1 g fiber, 28 g sugar), 2 g protein

You’ll get seven teaspoons worth of sugar in this banana creme pie coming from five different sources of the sweet stuff. Yikes!

23

Banquet Apple Pie

banquet apple pie

1 pie: 360 calories, 10 g fat (3.5 g saturated fat), 490 mg sodium, 64 g carbs (2 g fiber, 25 g sugar), 3 g protein

Banquet’s apple pie comes in a single-serving package but should definitely be shared with a pal. No one needs 490 milligrams of blood-pressure-spiking sodium and 25 grams of sugar in one sitting!

24

Edwards Turtle Pie

edwards turtle pie slice

⅛ pie: 380 calories, 21 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 310 mg sodium, 46 g carbs (1 g fiber, 30 g sugar), 4 g protein

This decadent cake found in the freezer section starts off with a chocolate cookie crumb crust and piles on rich caramel, chocolate, pecans, and whipped crème rosettes. These layers will cost you a full day’s worth of saturated fat and nearly eight teaspoons worth of sugar.

25

Marie Callender’s Dutch Apple Pie

marie callender's dutch apple pie box

1/9 pie: 330 calories, 14 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 170 mg sodium, 49 g carbs (2 g fiber, 29 g sugar), 2 g protein

Marie brags that her streusel-topped pie is made with 100 percent fresh Fuji apples baked in a made-from-scratch crust, but we’re not convinced you’d use hydrogenated soybean oil in your homemade pie.

26

Sara Lee Chocolate Creme Pie

sara lee chocolate creme pie

⅕ pie: 440 calories, 27 g fat (19 g saturated fat), 320 mg sodium, 46 g carbs (3 g fiber, 32 g sugar), 3 g protein

Besides for the absurd calorie and sugar contents, we hate to see sugar as the first ingredient and hydrogenated palm oil—a source of inflammatory saturated fat—as the third ingredient in this chocolate creme pie recipe.

27

Toblerone Chocolate Cake

toblerone chocolate cake

per serving: 444 calories, 26 g fat (11 g saturated fat), 280 mg sodium, 44 g carbs (N/A g fiber, 34 g sugar), 9.8 g protein

Your favorite pyramid-shaped chocolate turned into a layered cake? Sounds like something dreams are made of—however, one look at the nutritional panel deems otherwise. When the craving for Swiss chocolate hits, just indulge in one triangle of the original Toblerone for just 46 calories and about 5 grams of sugar. Not bad for a post-meal dessert, if you ask us.

28

Marie Callender’s Lattice Peach Pie

marie callender's lattice peach pie

1/9 pie: 360 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 160 mg sodium, 48 g carbs (1 g fiber, 19 g sugar), 3 g protein

Another fruity pie that’s so not worth the caloric damage. Just because Marie Callender concocts her pie with Freestone peaches, doesn’t mean you should go ahead and indulge in a slice.

29

Edwards Georgia Style Pecan Pie

edwards pecan pie slice

⅛ pie: 500 calories, 27 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 270 mg sodium, 60 g carbs (2 g fiber, 35 g sugar), 4 g protein

All of Edwards’ frozen dessert pies are caloric landmines, but this Georgia Style Pecan Pie takes the cake—er, pie—when it comes to the worst desserts on the planet. If you indulge in a slice every day for just one week, you could expect to tack a full pound onto your frame. Sorry Edwards, but we’re not falling for your southern charm.

30

Sara Lee Carrot Cake

sara lee carrot cake

⅙ cake: 340 calories, 17 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 300 mg sodium, 44 g carbs (1 g fiber, 31 g sugar), 4 g protein

Carrots are jam-packed with eye- and skin-benefitting vitamin A. However, this cake packs in just two percent of your daily value of the nutrient. Plus, sugar is the first ingredient. Hard pass.

31

Marie Callender’s Southern Pecan Pie

marie callender's southern pecan pie box

⅛ pie: 500 calories, 24 g fat (4.5 g saturated fat), 210 mg sodium, 67 g carbs (3 g fiber, 26 g sugar), 5 g protein

Another southern favorite, this pecan-studded dessert is brimming with calories, fat, and sugar. Although the serving size is a bit larger than the other Marie Callender’s desserts on this list (⅛ of a pie rather than 1/9), this crispy pecan pie still gets the red light because of its outrageous calorie count.

32

Edwards Key Lime Pie

edwards key lime pie slice

⅛ pie: 450 calories, 22 g fat (17 g saturated fat), 310 mg sodium, 57 g carbs (1 g fiber, 44 g sugar), 6 g protein

A staggering 44 grams of sugar—the equivalent of over three heaping tablespoons of maple syrup—sneak into this key lime pie. If you want the tart, refreshing taste of key limes, go for Icelandic Provisions key lime skyr yogurt, which is thick, creamy, and way more satisfying with 15 grams of protein.

Cookies

33

Mega Stuf Oreos

oreo mega stuff cookies

per 2 cookies: 180 calories, 9 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 90 mg sodium, 25 g carbs (1 g fiber, 18 g sugar), 1 g protein

The standard Oreo serving size is three cookies—however, Nabisco rounded it down to two cookies for these Mega Stuf Oreos. They carry more vanilla creme than the Double Stuf Oreos, which means 5 more grams of sugar and 2 more grams of fat. Go for the Oreo Thins instead—four of them clock in at just 140 calories and 12 grams of sugar.

34

Nana’s Chocolate Chip With Walnuts Cookie

Nana's chocolate chip with walnuts cookie

PER ½ COOKIE: 210 calories, 9 g fat (1 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 160 mg sodium, 29 g carbs (2 g fiber, 11 g sugar), 3 g protein

Note that Nana’s serving size is for just half a cookie—sneaky, huh? Even if you muster enough willpower to bite into half and save the rest for another day, Nana’s cookies don’t come in resealable packages, so you’re basically doomed to eat the entire thing. The whole cookie will cost you 420 calories and 22 grams of sugar worth of damage.

35

Oreo Fudge Cremes

oreo fudge cremes

per 3 cookies: 190 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 75 mg sodium, 25 g carbs (0 g fiber, 19 g sugar), 1 g protein

Your classic Oreo gets a decadent makeover with a thick layer of chocolate fudge. Skip this dessert after your meal to save nearly 200 calories and almost a full day’s worth of sugar.

36

Reese’s Crunchy Cookie Big Cup

Reeses crunchy cookie big cup

PER 2.68 OZ PACKAGE (75 G): 380 calories, 21 g fat (8 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 270 mg sodium, 44 g carbs (3 g fiber, 38 g sugar), 8 g protein

This king-sized treat isn’t fit for royalty. It packs in just as much sugar as a 12-ounce can of Coca Cola!

37

Nabisco Chips Ahoy Original Chocolate Chip Cookies

chips ahoy chocolate chip cookies

PER 3 COOKIES: 160 calories, 8 g fat (2.5 g saturated fat, 0 g trans fat), 110 mg sodium, 22 g carbs (1 g fiber, 11 g sugar), 1 g protein

Instead of dunking these chocolate chip cookies into milk, make your own at home. Using a nutritious base such as almond flour and tossing in dark chocolate, concoct a dessert with benefits! You’ll save yourself from vegetable oil, high fructose corn syrup, and artificial flavor that’s found in Chips Ahoy’s recipe.

38

Mrs. Fields Semi Sweet Chocolate Chip Cookies

mrs fields chocolate chip cookies

PER COOKIE: 140 calories, 7 g fat (3.5 g saturated, 0 g trans fat), 130 mg sodium, 20 g carbs (1 g fiber, 12 g sugar), 1 g protein

These extra-sweet chocolate chip cookies have more than twice the amount of saturated fat as a small order of McDonald’s fries and are littered with added sugars. Instead, go for Mrs. Thinster’s chocolate chip cookies. Five of these crunchy cookies pack in less sugar and calories than just one of Mrs. Fields’ treats!

39

Pillsbury Ready to Bake! Big Deluxe White Chunk Macadamia Nut Cookies

pillsbury white chocolate macadamia nut cookie dough bag

per cookie: 170 calories, 8 g fat (3.5 g saturated fat), 95 mg sodium, 22 g carbs (0 g fiber, 14 g sugar), 2 g protein

These white chocolate macadamia nut cookies are ready in minutes and are beyond easy to overeat. It’s highly unlikely you’ll stick to the single cookie serving size. Go one cookie overboard, and your dessert will clock in at 340 calories and 28 grams of sugar—yikes!

40

Pillsbury Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Creme Cookies

hershey's cookies n creme cookie dough bag

per cookie: 160 calories, 7 g fat (3.5 g saturated fat), 105 mg sodium, 23 g carbs (0 g fiber, 15 g sugar), 2 g protein

These cookies ‘n’ creme treats are riddled with sketchy ingredients such as inflammatory palm oil, saturated fat-filled hydrogenated oils, and artificial flavors. We’ll give this Pillsbury dessert a hard pass.

41

Betty Crocker Mug Treats Soft-Baked Chocolate Chip Cookie

betty crocker soft baked chocolate chip cookie mix with fudge topping box

1 pouch + mix: 400 calories, 10 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 370 mg sodium, 71 g carbs (1 g fiber, 50 g sugar), 5 g protein

A cookie that comes in a mug? This soft-baked spoonable dessert is chock-full of sugar—two days’ worth, to be exact.

Packaged Pastries

42

Hostess Chocolate Cupcakes

Hostess chocolate cupcake

1 cupcake: 160 calories, 6 g fat (2.5 g saturated fat), 210 mg sodium, 26 g carbs (1 g fiber, 18 g sugar), 1 g protein

Anyone who has ever unwrapped a Hostess cupcake knows they can’t stick to just one. In fact, the chocolate treat with creamy filling usually comes in twos. Unwrap two, and you’ll ingest 320 calories and 36 grams of sugar.

43

Entenmann’s Rich Frosted Donuts

entenmanns frosted donut

per donut: 300 calories, 20 g fat (13 g saturated fat), 190 mg sodium, 30 g carbs (1 g fiber, 17 g sugar), 2 g protein

These cake-style donuts are blanketed with chocolate frosting for the ultimate post-meal experience. Sure, they’re extra fudgy and rich—but all that flavor comes from the whopping 20 grams of fat and 17 grams of sugar.

44

Little Debbie Cosmic Brownies

cosmic brownies

per brownie: 280 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 150 mg sodium, 42 g carbs (1 g fiber, 24 g sugar), 2 g protein

These nostalgic, candy-studded brownies were the lunchbox staple of every 90s kid, but shouldn’t make it onto your grocery list any time soon. One Cosmic Brownie clocks in at 280 calories and nearly a full day’s worth of sugar.

45

Entenmann’s Rich Frosted Sprinkled Donuts

entenmann's 8 chocolate lovers donut variety pack

per donut: 310 calories, 18 g fat (12 g saturated fat), 170 mg sodium, 36 g carbs (2 g fiber, 24 g sugar), 3 g protein

Take Entenmann’s rich frosted donut and throw on some crunchy bits, and you’ll get this caloric concoction. The sprinkles endow this donut 10 more calories, 2 more grams of fat, and 7 more grams of sugar!

46

Little Debbie Cookies and Creme Cakes

little debbie cookies n creme cakes

per 2 cakes: 320 calories, 15 g fat (9 g saturated), 190 mg sodium, 43 g carbs (1 g fiber, 31 g sugar), 2 g protein

These chocolate mini cakes come smothered with vanilla icing and a middle layer of more creme, along with a dusting of cookie crumbles on top. The damage? You’ll get 7 more grams of sugar and double plus one more gram of saturated fat than what’s in a Snickers bar.

47

Entenmann’s Chocolate Chip Iced Cake

entenmann's chocolate chip ice cake box

⅛ cake: 330 calories, 18 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 170 mg sodium, 40 g carbs (N/A g fiber, 31 g sugar), 2 g protein

This golden cake may seem innocent compared to some of the other treats on this list—after all, it’s got a sprinkling of chocolate chips and a light mocha icing to top it off. However, it packs in more calories per serving than any other cake in Entenmann’s line. Also, we bet you’re not sticking to the ⅛ cake serving size, so you’re better off skipping this dessert.

48

Pillsbury Grands! Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Icing

pillsbury grands cinnabon cinnamon rolls

per roll with icing: 300 calories, 7 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 540 mg sodium, 54 g carbs (1 g fiber, 22 g sugar), 5 g protein

Whether you pop these warmly-spiced rolls into the oven for a comforting breakfast or a post-dinner treat, you’ll be doing your waistline a disservice. One roll drizzled with cream cheese icing packs in a quarter of a day’s worth of belly-bloating sodium in addition to the 22 grams of sugar. Plus, you’ll find partially hydrogenated oils, which is a sneaky source of trans fat, in this recipe.

49

Entenmann’s Cheese Topped Buns

entenmann's cheese buns box

per bun: 320 calories, 15 g fat (6 g saturated fat), 320 mg sodium, 40 g carbs (1 g fiber, 19 g sugar), 6 g protein

Sweet buns are already a sugar and fat landmine, but when you add creamy cheese filling, expect the fat content to skyrocket. Just one bun packs in 4.75 teaspoons of sugar and just about as much fat as a packet of hash browns from Burger King.

50

Betty Crocker Mug Treats Hot Fudge Brownie

betty crocker hot fudge brownie with fudge topping mug treats box

per mug cake: 380 calories, 9 g fat (3.5 g saturated fat), 310 mg sodium, 72 g carbs (2 g fiber, 50 g sugar), 5 g protein

At first glance, Betty Crocker’s hot fudge mug treat seems like a portion-controlled option, but one glance at the nutrition panel says otherwise. It packs in a whopping 50 grams of sugar—that’s two days’ worth of the sweet stuff—and the carb equivalent of nearly five slices of white bread.

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