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Halloween Candy: Gluten Free, Peanut Free, and What to Do with All of It

Halloween is just a few days away. If you have a child with diet restrictions, or if you need to send candy to school, it can be a little overwhelming figuring out which candies are ok to have. To be safe, it is a good idea to send peanut free candies to school since chances are, there is a child who has a peanut allergy in the classroom. For kids with Celiac disease, or for those who require a gluten free diet, see the list below for candy they can have. The starred candies are those that are both gluten free and peanut free.

Peanut Free Candy:

  • Twizzlers
  • Smarties*
  • Tootsie Pops*
  • Dum Dum Pops
  • Junior Mints*
  • Dots*
  • Whoppers
  • Skittles
  • Mike and Ike Originals*
  • Starburst

Gluten Free Candy:

  • York Peppermint Patties
  • Heath Bars
  • Tootsie Rolls
  • Tootsie Pops*
  • Dots*
  • Junior Mints*
  • Charleston Chew
  • Caramel Apple Pops
  • Charms Blow Pops
  • Mike and Ike Originals*(along with several other Mike and Ike flavors- see website below)
  • Neccos Read more