Reese’s Milk Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups Candy

  • Gluten-free
  • No Trans fat
  • 5-gram protein in each packet
  • 2-gram fiber per packet


Is Reese's Peanut butter cups Good for you?
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Though Reese's Peanut butter cups are very tasty and delicious, it also has health benefits but has more disadvantages than advantages as sugar contains too much.

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Pros & Cons

  • No trans fat
  • Gluten-Free
  • 2grams of fiber per packet
  • Contains Lactose
  • Too much sugar
  • Overeating cause weight gain

Who invented Reese’s peanut butter cups?

Reese’s peanut butter cups was invented by Harry Burnett Reese in 1928. At the age of 38, he was an employee of the Hershey Chocolate Company. In that job he doing experiments of making candy.

At that time he made this because one of his customers in Harrisburg reported supply problems of peanut butter cups with another candymaker. He quit the job and started his own business of making peanut butter cups and established a company named H.B. Reese Candy Company.

Who makes Reese’s peanut butter cups?

The Hershey Company makes Reese’s peanut butter cups now. It is an American chocolate peanut butter cup-making company. A chocolate cup is filled with peanut butter.

Reese’s peanut butter cups taste different:

The reason behind that is the more peanut than chocolate. Normal peanut butter cups are small in shape as compare to Reese’s peanut butter and in Reese’s, there is more peanut butter than chocolate. The use of chocolate is less and the cups is filled with more of peanut butter. Thus it’s different. The chocolate used in cups is the same as traditional peanut butter cups. The difference is there is extra peanut butter filled.

Reese’s peanut butter cup sizes:

1 packet of Reese’s peanut butter cups dimensions is 0.39 x 0.39 x 0.39 inches. One packet weighed 42 grams. One packet contains 2 peanut butter cups. You can easily get 36 packs of 1.5 Ounce of REESE’S Peanut Butter Cups.

Reese’s peanut butter cups nutrition:

one packet(42g) of Reese’s peanut butter cups has 210 calories in which,

5-gram protein,

24-gram carbs, in which 2 gram is fiber and the rest 22 gram is sugar,

12-gram fats, in which 4.5-grams saturated fat and rest is unsaturated,

Cholesterol 5mg,

135-mg sodium.

Why is Reese’s so good(Ingredient)?

Reese’s is a trusted brand since 1928. When we talk about its ingredient it has Milk Chocolate, Peanut, sugar, salt, Milk, Soy, Cocoa butter. Which makes it delicious. With extra peanut butter, it tastes a bit different from regular peanut butter cups.

As it tasty but in some way it also healthy. As it has 5 grams of protein per 2 cups, not the best source of protein but a good source. Some part of the fat is unsaturated fat which is quite helpful to support your heart health.

It has low cholesterolNo trans fat, and gluten-free. It also has some amount of calciumpotassium, and iron, not the best source but a good source. 2 Cups of it has 2 grams of fiber which is 6% RDI(Reference Daily Intake).

It tastes super when we eat but have some issues with health.

Bad things about Reese’s peanut butter cups

It has unnatural too much sugar which is not good for your health. 2 peanut butter cups have 22 grams of sugar which is 41% RDI(Reference Daily Intake). Also, 20 grams in which is unnatural sugar.

Sugar is excess calories with zero health benefits. This can cause weight gain and many other diseases. The World Health Organization recommends no more than 25 grams of added sugar consumes a day for good health.

Eating too much at once can cause a spike in insulin and fat storage, which make you fatty.

If you don’t eat peanut butter regularly then that is good for you to have. But if you want to boost your health with peanut consumption then go with regular peanut butter.

Can you freeze Reese’s peanut butter cups?

Yes, you can refrigerate it in an airtight container. It last around 9 months from the Mfg date.

Did the dog eat Reese’s peanut butter cup?

The risk of chocolate toxicity would depend on the weight of your dog. If your dog’s weight is more than 15 lbs the risk of toxicity will be none or very low. If you want more information check here.

Though it is very tasty and delicious, it also has health benefits but has more disadvantages than advantages as sugar has too much.

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