Sometimes there is nothing better than biting into a chocolate chip muffin when you want a treat during the day. You know how much the muffin costs your wallet, but its calorie content may take a toll on your diet.
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One Otis Spunkmeyer chocolate chip muffin contains 220 calories and 12 g of fat and a Dunkin' Donuts chocolate chip muffins has 590 calories and 22 g of fat. Quaker Oatmeal chocolate chip muffins are 170 calories and 6 g of fat.
The average chocolate chip muffin sold in grocery stores contains almost 474 calories and over 22 g of fat. Be certain to read the label as sizes vary between muffins and calories are normal given by serving size.
Choosing mini-muffins might be a great way to ease a craving without all the calories. Hostess chocolate chip mini muffins contain 250 calories per pouch. Safeway bakery muffins contain 100 calories and Albertson's have 180 calories.