Want to know what a low calorie biscuit looks like? This is an ordered list of popular biscuits in Australia, ranked from lowest calories to highest. Since we gave Tim Tams their own article, we thought we’d give the others a look-in. Biscuits are obviously a popular snack in Oz, and there are many different varieties to choose from. It’s important for anyone watching their calories to know how many calories there are in their bikkies.
This article has ranked the biscuits from lowest to highest in terms of calories per 100g, so you can make sure you’re choosing the healthiest option. The results may surprise you! So keep reading to ﬁnd out which biscuits are the best and worst for your waistline.
1. Ital Sponge Finger, the Lowest Calorie Biscuit!
Perhaps surprisingly, Ital Sponge Fingers are your best low calorie biscuit option! At 388 calories per 100 grams, they are not a low calorie food, but then no proper/traditional biscuit could be considered low cal. After all, biscuits are made with eggs, butter, sugar, and ﬂour, and this list does not consider crackers and biscuits made from less traditional ingredients. These airy sponge biscuits are quite high in ﬁbre, so they are a good option if you are trying to lose weight without foregoing your bikkie snacks.
2. Arnott’s Hundreds & Thousands Biscuits
Protein per: 4.1g
Arnott’s Hundreds & Thousands Biscuits are a reasonable option for those looking for a sweet snack. Reminiscent of fairy bread, these sugar-laden biscuits are an excellent choice for those looking for a tasty and satisfying snack.
3. Arnott’s Iced Vovo Biscuits
Arnott’s Iced VoVo biscuits are famous Australian biscuits. They are made with fresh ingredients, including butter, and many people enjoy them. These biscuits remind us of home and are a delicious and nutritious snack.
4. Arnott’s Ginger Nut Plain Biscuits
For full flavoured, relatively low-calorie biscuits, ginger nuts are a good option. Arnott’s Ginger Nut Plain Biscuits are one of the most popular varieties in Australia. They are made with real ginger, and are a great choice if you’re looking for a healthy snack option. A good choice if you’re watching your weight.
5. Arnott’s Iced Vovo Biscuits Lamington
The Iced Vovo biscuit (Lamington) is a delicious choice for anyone looking for a tasty snack or dessert. It is also a good option for those looking for a nutritious snack that will give them energy. Lamington Iced Vovo biscuits contain around 423 calories per 100g serving, making it one of the lowest-calorie biscuits on the list.
6. Arnott’s Tee Vee Snacks Krispy Kreme Caramel Delight
Fat Total: 10.6g
The Arnott’s Tee Vee Snacks Krispy Kreme Caramel Delight is a delicious biscuit perfect for any occasion. This biscuit is made with a light, ﬂuffy dough ﬁlled with a creamy caramel ﬁlling and topped with delicious Krispy Kreme glaze.
7. Arnott’s Tee Vee Snacks Krispy Kreme Original Glaze
Arnott’s Tee Vee Snacks Krispy Kreme Original Glaze is made with the same high-quality ingredients as the others in Arnott’s range. As a result, you can trust that these snacks will always taste delicious, no matter what time of day you choose to enjoy them.
8. Arnott’s Tee Vee Snacks Krispy Kreme Strawberry Sprinkles
Arnott’s Tee Vee Snacks Krispy Kreme Strawberry Sprinkles are a great snack to enjoy with your friends and family. They are perfect for parties or get-togethers, and everyone will love the delicious strawberry ﬂavour.
9. Oreo Cookie S’more
The Oreo Cookie S’mores is a delicious variation of the classic s’more. This variation uses Oreo cookies as the base, with a layer of chocolate sandwiched between two cookies. They are then toasted over a campﬁre or grill and served with a dollop of marshmallow cream on top.
10. Cadbury Cookie Soft Choc Chip
The Cadbury Cookie Soft Choc Chip biscuit is one of the most popular varieties in Australia. It is a chocolate-coated biscuit that is ﬁlled with soft choc chips. This biscuit is not only delicious but also could be considered nutritious by some!
11. Oreo Cookie Choc Split
Oreo Cookies Choc Split is a delicious and indulgent option for anyone looking for a mid-range calorie biscuit. With over 488 calories per 100g serving, these cookies should be enjoyed sparingly! However, with a combination of chocolate and cream, they are sure to satisfy any sweet tooth.
12. Loacker Gran Pasticceria Nut Selection Almond
Loacker Gran Pasticceria Nut Selection Almond is a delicious biscuit made with fresh ingredients, including butter. It is perfect for those looking for a nutritious snack that satisﬁes their sweet tooth. This biscuit is also gluten-free, so it is ideal for those who are looking for a gluten-free option.
13. Oreo Cookie Red Velvet
If you’re looking for a delicious and indulgent biscuit, then the Oreo Cookie Red Velvet is a perfect choice. This biscuit contains just 492 calories per 100g serving, making it a great option if you’re trying to watch your weight.
The Oreo Cookie Red Velvet is made with a delicious red velvet cake batter, which gives it a wonderfully chocolatey ﬂavor. The biscuit is also topped with a creamy layer of white chocolate, making it irresistible.
14. Loacker Gran Pasticceria Nut Selection Hazelnut
The Loacker Gran Pasticceria Nut Selection Hazelnut biscuit is made with real hazelnuts and is perfect for satisfying your sweet tooth. This is an excellent option if you’re looking for a healthy snack that will keep you feeling full!
15. Arnott’s Assorted Creams Biscuits Variety Pack
Arnott’s Assorted Creams Biscuits Variety Pack is an excellent choice if you’re looking for a delicious and nutritious snack. These biscuits are made with fresh ingredients, including butter, and they’re perfect for satisfying your cravings.
They’re also a great choice if you’re on the go and sharing them around because they come in a convenient variety pack.
16. Loacker Gran Pasticceria Dark Hazelnut
Loacker Gran Pasticceria Dark Hazelnut is one of the most popular biscuits in Australia. This delicious treat is made with dark chocolate, hazelnuts, and skimmed milk powder, making it a relatively nutritious option.
17. Loacker Wafers Original Hazelnut Tortina
Loacker Wafers Original Hazelnut Tortina is a delicious snack that is perfect for those who are looking for a tasty and nutritious treat. These wafers are made with reasonably traditional ingredients, including butter, and are ideal for looking for a quick and easy snack.
18. Loacker Wafers Dark Chocolate Tortina
Loacker Wafers Dark Chocolate Tortina biscuits are a delicious and nutritious option for those looking for a healthy snack. These wafers are made with fresh ingredients, including butter, and are a great source of ﬁbre. They are not at all low in calories, so consider them an occasional treat if you are watching your weight.
19. Loacker Wafers Pasticceria Noisette
Another Loacker, the Wafers Pasticceria Noisette is a layered option, made with wafers and nutty creme filling. If you’re looking for a calorie-dense biscuit that won’t weigh your hand down when you eat it, Loacker Wafers Pasticceria Noisette is an ideal choice!
20. Loacker Wafers White Tortina is Not a Low Calorie Biscuit!
Loacker Wafers White Tortina is possibly Australia’s most popular white chocolate biscuit. Guys, remember that white “chocolate” is mostly cocoa butter, with a similar calorie count to cooking oil. That said, these bikkies are undeniably tasty. On the plus side, the wafers are a decent source of ﬁbre.
21. Loacker White Chocolate & Coconut Wafers
Another Loacker, but we’re not picking on them, they all just seem to be high calorie! Pretty much anything with white chocolate in it is always going to be high in calories. Loacker’s White Chocolate & Coconut Wafers are made with cocoa butter, coconut, and milk powder, giving them a rich and creamy ﬂavour to contrast the crunchy wafers.
22. Byron Bay Cookies Macadamia Shortbread Bites
Calories: 590 (eek!)
The biscuit with the highest calories is Byron Bay Cookies Macadamia Shortbread Bites. These delicious biscuits are made with lots of butter and macadamia nuts, so try to keep your consumption to just a nibble! If you were to eat one of these 100 gram packs in one go, you’d be more than a third of your way through a 1500 calorie diet!
One of the best things about biscuits is that they can be an incredibly uniform and versatile form of nutrition. You can put exact amounts of whatever macro and micronutrients you want into a carefully measured portion. When you know exactly how many calories each bikkies has, you can carefully monitor your intake! That’s the concept of The Cookie Diet, a nutrition plan comprised of low calorie biscuits designed to provide balanced nutrition in cookie form. Its worth considering if you like biscuits and want to try something a bit different.