Butter biscuit is a type of cookie that not only children but even adults like to eat. Many adults eat butter biscuits without even getting to know the amount of calories that are present in it. Butter biscuits are made from plain flour, butter, eggs, sugar and other flavor enhancing condiments. The common portion size of these butter biscuit is about 100 grams.
The total calories that are present in the butter biscuits are 483 calories. On the basis of a calorie diet of 2000 calories per person in a day the calorie value of these butter biscuits can be better understood. The total amount of calories from fat in these biscuits is 180 grams. It has a total fat content of 20 grams that accounts for about 31% of the total calories present in the 100 grams serving of these butter biscuits.
Apart from this these butter biscuits also have carbohydrates of about 70 grams that accounts for 23% of the total calories present in these biscuits. One can even find protein in these butter biscuits to the extent of 6.0 grams which is marginal when compared to the percentage of total fat and carbohydrates.
Even the sugar content in these butter biscuits is high and normally about 20 grams of sugar is present in it. A small amount of dietary fiber can be found in these butter biscuits which is about 0.8 grams accounting for about 3% of the total average calorie value. Even though these butter biscuits are high in fat and carbohydrates it also has some nutritive value on account of vitamins and minerals present in it such as Vitamin A, Vitamin B-12, Iron, Calcium and Magnesium present in it.