An Atomic Fireball, manufactured by Ferrara Pan Candy Company, is a spicy cinnamon ball-shaped hard candy. Consume candy in moderation even though the nutritional data indicates the Atomic Fireball is low in calories and fat. The website HungryGirl recommends eating one Atomic Fireball candy as a spicy treat to curb sugar cravings.
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A single serving of the Atomic Fireball is one candy. Each candy comes in an individual wrapping, making it easy to control the serving size. The serving size for an Atomic Fireball is based on a 2,000-calorie diet.
A single Atomic Fireball contains 40 calories. Carbohydrates, primarily sugar, make up 100 percent of the Atomic Fireball calories. This candy does not contain protein or fat that contributes to the total calorie value.
Atomic Fireball candies contain approximately 11 grams of carbohydrates per serving. This value is 4 percent of the recommended daily amount for a 2,000-calorie diet. There are 8 grams sugar in each candy ball, which accounts for the majority of the carbohydrates. Atomic Fireball candies do not contain fiber carbohydrates.
Fat and Protein
One serving of the Atomic Fireball candy contains no fat or cholesterol. This means there is no saturated, unsaturated or transfat in the candy. The candy contains no protein, since each ball is primarily sugar and corn syrup. Atomic Fireballs make a good fat-free treat.
Vitamins and Minerals
An Atomic Fireball cinnamon candy ball contains no significant amounts of minerals or vitamins and does not contain sodium. The candy contains little nutritional value for people following a healthy diet.