Food & Nutrition

Tasty low calorie biscuits for people who want a sweet snack with a little less of the guilt (top 5)

Published by Finn Hayden

It's unfair that in life, the best-tasting foods tend to contain the most calories. However, there are some excellent low calorie versions of our favourite foods, and we've written about plenty of them on our blog. For example, we were blown away by the amount of delicious low calorie cereal we found.

There are also lots of excellent low calorie biscuits which you can buy, and we thought it would be useful to round up the best that we've bought and tried. Let's get into it:

Prodigy Phenomenoms Chocolate Digestive Biscuits

We're so impressed that the team at Phenomenoms has somehow managed to recreate the amazing taste of chocolate digestive biscuits, but with so few calories. Each of these chocolate digestive biscuits contains just 36 calories, which is almost 50 fewer calories than what you'd find in a Mcvities Milk Chocolate Digestive biscuit. Incredible! These were easily the best low calorie biscuits that we could find for this guide, and we've stocked up on them to make sure we can enjoy them whenever we have a craving for a biscuit. Learn more and buy them here -

Phenomenoms Chocolate Digestive Biscuits

The Skinny Cookie Co. orange cookies

The Skinny Cookie Co is a brand launched by Burton's Biscuits, the company behind other popular biscuit brands such as Jammy Dodgers and Maryland Cookies. So although these might be lower calorie biscuits, they're made by a company which really knows what they're doing. Each mini 20g bag of these cookies contains just 99 calories, which considering how good they taste is very impressive. We love the chocolate orange taste and these are very moreish, although 1 bag is definitely satisfying. Learn more and buy them here -

Skinny Cookie Co.

McVitie's Digestives The Light One

We're big fans of McVitie's Digestives, so we were delighted to see that McVitie's has launched a lower calorie version of these iconic biscuits. Made with 30% less sugar, these biscuits contain just 68 calories each, which is 5 calories fewer per biscuit compared to the standard McVitie's Digestives. These biscuits are also totally free from artificial colours and flavours. Learn more and buy them here -

McVities Digestives The Light One

gullón sugar free dark choc digestive biscuits

The gullón range includes an impressive range of biscuits which are both free from sugar (many of which we included in our sugar free biscuits guide) and low in calories, but our favourite by far are these dark choc digestive biscuits. With just 61 calories per biscuit, you can enjoy these without feeling too guilty. They're also totally free from artificial colours and preservatives. Learn more and buy them here -

gullon Zero sugar free

Siro gullón sugar free digestive biscuits

If you prefer your digestive biscuits without chocolate on top, then the normal digestive biscuits from gullon are also excellent, with the added bonus that they're even lower in calories. At just 57 calories per biscuit, these biscuits each contain 14 fewer calories per biscuit compared to the normal McVitie's Digestives. Learn more and buy them here -

Gullon sugar free

Hopefully, this guide helps you to find some great-tasting low calorie biscuits. Let us know if you've tried any of these or if you have any other recommendations for us! If you're interested in similar guides, check out our guide to the best low calorie popcorn

Finn is the editor of You Well and has been writing about travel, health, and more for over 10 years.

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