Fro-yo or light ice cream? Haagen-Daz or Ben & Jerry's? Find out which dessert will do the least damage to your diet
Weight Watchers Giant Fudge Bar vs. Skinny Cow Low-Fat Fudge Bar
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These bars provide fudgy goodness without causing a caloric catastrophe, but one comes out ahead.
The Winner: Skinny Cow
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It's a close call, but the Skinny Cow fudge bar contains just 100 calories, while the Weight Watchers version has 110 calories.
Ben & Jerry's FroYo vs. Edy's Yogurt Blends in Chocolate Fudge Brownie
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Chocoholics don't have to sacrifice rich, fudgy flavor when they're trying to stay slim, thanks to these frozen yogurt options. Is there a winner in the calorie race?
The Winner: Edy's Yogurt Blends
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Scoop up the Edy’s. It has just 120 calories per serving, compared to 180 calories for the same amount of the Ben & Jerry’s version.
Haagen-Dazs Vanilla Ice Cream Bar vs. Ben & Jerry's Vanilla Peace Pop
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Both of these premium vanilla ice cream bars are coated with luscious milk chocolate; the portion-controlled single serving is another bonus. Which one should you choose?
The Winner: Haagen-Dazs
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The Haagen-Dazs bar will set you back 280 calories, while the Ben & Jerry's bar is 300 calories.
Sharon's Mango Sorbet vs. Haagen-Dazs Mango Sorbet
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These tasty tropical treats make the perfect light, refreshing ending to a rich dinner. But is there a caloric difference between the two?
The Winner: Sharon's Mango Sorbet
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There's a clear winner, calorie-wise, when you compare these two mango sorbets. The Haagen-Dazs Sorbet is 150 calories per ½ cup serving, while the Sharon's Sorbet is just 100 calories for the exact same amount.
Weight Watchers Giant Ice Cream Sandwich vs. Skinny Cow Ice Cream Sandwich
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Both of these diet-friendly circular sandwiches are filled with a swirl of low-fat vanilla ice cream. Should you opt for one over the other?
The Winner: It's a Tie!
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Enjoy whichever one you want—they're both 140 calories per sandwich.
Haagen-Dazs vs. Ben & Jerry's Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
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These premium ice creams are both loaded with comforting cookie dough. Is there a reason to reach for one over the other if you're watching your caloric intake?
The Winner: Ben & Jerry's
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The Haagen-Dazs version contains 300 calories per ½ cup serving, and the Ben & Jerry’s has just 270 calories for a ½ cup scoop.
Edy’s Light Ice Cream in Neapolitan vs. Breyers Light Ice Cream in Vanilla Chocolate Strawberry
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This classic flavor combo brings back childhood memories. Bonus: The separate flavor sections are great for carton-sharers with different taste preferences. But does it matter which one you choose, calorie-wise?
The Winner: Edy's Light Ice Cream
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Although both of these light Neapolitan ice creams contain half the fat of their regular versions, Edy's contains 100 calories per ½ cup, while Breyers has a few more calories, at 110 calories a serving.
So Delicious Minis vs. Tofutti Cuties Snack Size Sandwiches
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Lactose-avoiders can still enjoy fun frozen desserts. Both of these vanilla sandwiches are dairy-free, but is one of them a lower-calorie choice?
The Winner: So Delicious Minis
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The So Delicious sandwiches win by a landslide. They’re only 90 calories, a big savings when compared to the Tofutti option (130 calories).
Nestle Strawberry Shortcake Bar vs. Good Humor Strawberry Shortcake Bar
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This sweet, berrylicious bar is an old favorite. Should calorie-counters choose one brand over the other?
The Winner: Good Humor
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When you hear the jingle of the ice cream truck, ask for a Good Humor strawberry bar—at 230 calories, you’ll save 10 calories over the Nestle version.
Blue Bunny Champ! Vanilla Cone vs. Nestle Vanilla Drumstick
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Both of these traditional treats feature a scoop of vanilla ice cream dipped in chocolate, rolled in peanuts and served up in a tasty sugar cone. But which crunchy, creamy cone is lower in calories?
The Winner: Nestle Drumstick
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While the Champ! Cone contains 310 calories, a Classic Drumstick tops out at 290 calories.
Blue Bunny FrozFruit Bar vs. Edy's Fruit Bar in Strawberry
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Both of these fat-free frozen fruit bars contain pieces of real strawberry and natural fruit juice. Which refreshing berry bar contains fewer calories?
The Winner: Edy's Fruit Bar
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At 80 calories, the Edy's bar beats the 130-calorie Blue Bunny bar hands-down.
Blue Bunny Original Bomb Pop vs. Popsicle Firecracker
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These all-American frozen pops have cherry, citrus and raspberry layers that are tart and refreshing—just right for the dog days of summer. So which one is lower in calories?
The Winner: Popsicle Firecracker
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While they're both low-cal options, the Popsicle version is 35 calories, edging out the 40-calorie Blue Bunny pop.