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Butter cookie nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Cookies, butter, commercially prepared, enriched
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams
Article author photo Elen Khachatrian by Elen Khachatrian | Last updated on December 20, 2021
Education: Nutrition & Microbiology at YSU
Butter cookie

Butter Cookie Calories

Calories per 100g

One hundred grams of butter cookie contains 467 calories. It has a high proportion of butter and sugar, the primary calories providers. Butter cookie contains 68.1 g carbs. This makes butter cookies higher-than-average calorie products.

Sugar and fat are the two main ingredients in butter cookies. These ingredients increase the number of calories in your diet without providing any essential nutrients.

Macronutrients chart

7% 19% 69% 5% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 12%
6.1 g of 50 g
12%
Fats:
Daily Value: 29%
18.8 g of 65 g
29%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 23%
68.9 g of 300 g
23%
Water:
Daily Value: 0%
4.6 g of 2,000 g
0%
Other:
1.6 g

Calories per serving size

One 100 gram of butter cookie provides 467 calories; however, one cookie (5 grams) usually provides only 23.35 calories accordingly.

Calories per ingredient

In this column, nutritionist sub-recipe are presented for 1 cup:

Ingredient

Calories

flour

40

butter

44.8

sugar

35

Comparison

Butter cookies have more calories than fortune cookies and less than chocolate chip cookies.

Compared to shortbread, butter cookie contains fewer carbs, so it has fewer calories.

We compared butter cookies to all foods in our database and found it is in the top 9% of foods high in calories. So 91% of foods contain fewer calories than butter cookies.

Food

Calories per 100 grams

Chocolate chip cookie

488

Butter cookies

467

Sugar

387

Fortune cookie

378

Keebler Oatmeal Cookies

478

Burning estimates

The table below shows the time and type of activity a person should perform to burn 23.35 calories (one butter cookie). Measured by a method called Met or Metabolic Equivalent of a Task [1][2].

One butter cookie (5 gram) - 70kg person

100 gram of butter cookie - 100kg person

Walking

5 min

19 min

Cycling

2 min

11 min

Running

2 min

11 min

Aerobics

~1 min

8 min

References

  1. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4428382/
  2. 2011 Compendium of Physical Activities
Article author photo Elen Khachatrian
Education: Nutrition & Microbiology at YSU
Last updated: December 20, 2021

Important nutritional characteristics for Butter cookie

Butter cookie
Glycemic index ⓘ Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
55 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
467
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
68.1 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cookie (5 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
3.7 (acidic)
92% Net carbs
91% Calories
91% Cholesterol
89% Carbs
89% Saturated Fat
Explanation: The given food contains more Net carbs than 92% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Net carbs than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Calories, Cholesterol, Carbs, and Saturated Fat.

Butter cookie Glycemic index (GI)

Gi values are taken from various scientific sources. GI values less than 55 are considered as low. Values above 70 are considered as high.
55

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 9% 84% 9% 44% 10% 37% 11% 67% 23% 46% 4%
Calcium: 29 mg of 1,000 mg 3%
Iron: 2.22 mg of 8 mg 28%
Magnesium: 12 mg of 420 mg 3%
Phosphorus: 102 mg of 700 mg 15%
Potassium: 111 mg of 3,400 mg 3%
Sodium: 282 mg of 2,300 mg 12%
Zinc: 0.38 mg of 11 mg 3%
Copper: 0.2 mg of 1 mg 22%
Manganese: 0.17 mg of 2 mg 7%
Selenium: 8.4 µg of 55 µg 15%
Choline: 6.5 mg of 550 mg 1%

Mineral chart - relative view

Copper
0.2 mg
TOP 31%
Iron
2.22 mg
TOP 33%
Sodium
282 mg
TOP 35%
Calcium
29 mg
TOP 44%
Manganese
0.17 mg
TOP 54%
Selenium
8.4 µg
TOP 62%
Phosphorus
102 mg
TOP 63%
Zinc
0.38 mg
TOP 76%
Magnesium
12 mg
TOP 79%
Potassium
111 mg
TOP 80%
Choline
6.5 mg
TOP 90%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 41% 12% 12% 0% 93% 78% 60% 30% 9% 57% 45% 5%
Vitamin A: 673 IU of 5,000 IU 13%
Vitamin E : 0.58 mg of 15 mg 4%
Vitamin D: 0.4 µg of 10 µg 4%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.37 mg of 1 mg 31%
Vitamin B2: 0.335 mg of 1 mg 26%
Vitamin B3: 3.19 mg of 16 mg 20%
Vitamin B5: 0.488 mg of 5 mg 10%
Vitamin B6: 0.036 mg of 1 mg 3%
Folate: 76 µg of 400 µg 19%
Vitamin B12: 0.36 µg of 2 µg 15%
Vitamin K: 1.7 µg of 120 µg 1%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin A
673 IU
TOP 22%
Vitamin B2
0.335 mg
TOP 22%
Vitamin B1
0.37 mg
TOP 23%
Folate
76 µg
TOP 28%
Vitamin D
0.4 µg
TOP 49%
Vitamin B3
3.19 mg
TOP 49%
Vitamin B12
0.36 µg
TOP 53%
Vitamin E
0.58 mg
TOP 54%
Vitamin B5
0.488 mg
TOP 59%
Vitamin K
1.7 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B6
0.036 mg
TOP 85%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 90% 62% 60% 52% 44% 38% 52% 52% 59%
Tryptophan: 84 mg of 280 mg 30%
Threonine: 215 mg of 1,050 mg 20%
Isoleucine: 277 mg of 1,400 mg 20%
Leucine: 471 mg of 2,730 mg 17%
Lysine: 308 mg of 2,100 mg 15%
Methionine: 131 mg of 1,050 mg 12%
Phenylalanine: 299 mg of 1,750 mg 17%
Valine: 315 mg of 1,820 mg 17%
Histidine: 136 mg of 700 mg 19%

Fat type information

11.051% 5.522% 0.982%
Saturated Fat: 11.051 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 5.522 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.982 g

Fiber content ratio for Butter cookie

20.24% 47.86%
Sugar: 20.24 g
Fiber: 0.8 g
Other: 47.86 g

All nutrients for Butter cookie per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 8% 68.1g 1.3 times more than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 15% 57% 6.1g 2.2 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 29% 17% 18.8g 1.8 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 23% 11% 68.9g 2.4 times more than Rice Rice
Calories 23% 9% 467kcal 9.9 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 33% 20.24g 2.3 times more than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 3% 53% 0.8g 3 times less than Orange Orange
Calcium 3% 44% 29mg 4.3 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 28% 33% 2.22mg 1.2 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 3% 79% 12mg 11.7 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 15% 63% 102mg 1.8 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 3% 80% 111mg 1.3 times less than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 12% 35% 282mg 1.7 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 3% 76% 0.38mg 16.6 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 22% 31% 0.2mg 1.4 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin E 4% 54% 0.58mg 2.5 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 4% 49% 0.4µg 5.5 times less than Egg Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A Lemon
Vitamin B1 31% 23% 0.37mg 1.4 times more than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 26% 22% 0.34mg 2.6 times more than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 20% 49% 3.19mg 3 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 10% 59% 0.49mg 2.3 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 3% 85% 0.04mg 3.3 times less than Oat Oat
Folate 19% 28% 76µg 1.2 times more than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 15% 53% 0.36µg 1.9 times less than Pork Pork
Vitamin K 1% 67% 1.7µg 59.8 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 81% 0.08mg 3.6 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 82% 0.22mg 3.3 times less than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 82% 0.28mg 3.3 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 82% 0.47mg 5.2 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 80% 0.31mg 1.5 times less than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 80% 0.13mg 1.4 times more than Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 82% 0.3mg 2.2 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 82% 0.32mg 6.4 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 83% 0.14mg 5.5 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 39% 9% 117mg 3.2 times less than Egg Egg
Saturated Fat 55% 11% 11.05g 1.9 times more than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 29% 5.52g 1.8 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 46% 0.98g 48 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 467
% Daily Value*
29%
Total Fat 19g
50%
Saturated Fat 11g
Trans Fat g
39%
Cholesterol 117mg
12%
Sodium 282mg
23%
Total Carbohydrate 69g
4%
Dietary Fiber 1g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 6g
Vitamin D 16mcg 3%

Calcium 29mg 3%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 111mg 3%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
limit break
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
limit break
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
Source

Butter cookie nutrition infographic

Butter cookie nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174950/nutrients

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.