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What It Takes to Burn Off Holiday Desserts

When It Comes to Calories, See Which Holiday Desserts Are the Worst Offenders

It's here: the barrage of sugar cookies, cakes, and hot chocolate, all in the name of holiday cheer. It's a time to treat yourself, for sure — but if you're watching your weight, it can help to think of each treat in terms of how long it takes you to burn it off. Keep this table in mind the next time you're out for a run and feel proud knowing you've worked off that gingerbread man.

All calculations are based on a 130-pound woman and a 10-minute mile.

To Burn Off . . . You Need to Run For . . .
Fruit cake (450 calories per slice) 46 minutes
Apple pie (411 calories per slice) 42 minutes
Starbucks pumpkin spice latte, Grande, with whipped cream and 2% milk (380 calories) 39 minutes
Eggnog (343 calories per cup) 35 minutes
Pumpkin pie (316 calories per slice) 32 minutes
Yule log (270 calories per slice) 28 minutes
Gingerbread man (200 calories per serving) 21 minutes
Hot chocolate (193 calories per cup) 20 minutes (add 2 minutes for every jumbo marshmallow)
Sugar cookie (Pillsbury), no frosting (120 calories per cookie) 12 minutes
Caramel popcorn (100 calories per one-ounce serving) 10 minutes
Fudge (90 calories per one-inch piece) 9 minutes
Candy cane (40 calories per peppermint cane) 4 minutes

Source: Instagram users beckyhol, annacranston4, bestgoodfood, missbusybee

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