Tootsie rolls have been one of the most popular candies of all time, they are low in fat, low in calories and provide a healthy option to those dieters with a sweet tooth. One mini-sized tootsie roll contains about 25 calories. This means that if you were to eat six mini tootsie rolls, which equates to one large tootsie roll candy, you will have consumed just under 150 calories.
Many who love tootsie rolls, also like the tootsie roll pops. These are flavorful suckers that contain a portion of a tootsie roll inside the sucker. One tootsie roll pop, no matter what flavor, consists of just 60 calories.
The small size of the tootsie roll provides just enough sweetness to satisfy a craving. Many dieters keep a handful of tootsie roll minis in the cupboard to ward off any late night binges. Eating one mini tootsie roll for just 25 calories is better than cheating on a diet with a number of sweets and high calorie carbohydrates.
For those who love chocolate, tootsie rolls satisfy the craving with much less of an impact on calorie consumption. Tootsie rolls contain less than one gram of fat and less than one gram of cholesterol. In six mini pieces, there are approximately 40 carbohydrates and 25 grams of sugar. Eating just one or two mini tootsie rolls won’t set you off course in dieting, but consuming dozens will.