Halloween is just around the corner, and that means one thing for many of us: candy! Whether you’re a grown-up with a sweet tooth or a parent on candy-checking duty for your little goblins and ghouls, this time of year is all about indulging in sweet, spooky treats.
If you or someone in your family needs to follow a gluten-free diet, navigating the world of Halloween candy can be a bit tricky. The good news is that there’s no need to be spooked by unexpected gluten on Halloween!
In this guide, we’ll help you identify many popular, gluten-free Halloween candy options from some of the most well-known brands. From classic chocolate bars to chewy favorites, we’ve got you covered, so you can enjoy a gluten-free Halloween without any tricks.
Let’s dive into the world of delicious, gluten-free treats that will make your Halloween celebrations a little sweeter.
These iconic chocolate bars are smooth and creamy, making them a timeless and gluten-free choice for chocolate lovers. The unmistakable taste of Hershey’s chocolate is a Halloween classic that never disappoints.
A trusted and true combination of peanut butter and chocolate, Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups are not only delicious but also gluten-free. Their sweet and nutty flavor is a treat for your taste buds.
Colorful and crunchy, M&M’s in both plain and peanut varieties are a gluten-free favorite for snacking and sharing. The candy shell crunch and chocolatey interior make them a festive addition to your Halloween candy stash.
Satisfy your candy cravings with Snickers, a gluten-free chocolate bar featuring nougat, caramel, and peanuts all covered in milk chocolate. It’s the perfect combination of textures and flavors in one delectable bar.
These bite-sized, foil-wrapped chocolates are not just cute but also gluten-free, making them perfect for Halloween. The tiny packages hold sweet, chocolatey kisses that are easy to share or enjoy one by one.
Jelly Belly offers a variety of gluten-free jelly bean flavors, making them a tasty and colorful addition to your Halloween candy bowl. From fruity to savory, these little beans provide a burst of flavor.
These fruit-flavored, gluten-free chewy candies come in a rainbow of colors, providing a burst of flavor with every bite. They’re an explosion of fruitiness in every handful. Taste the rainbow!
8. Tootsie Pops
Chewy, chocolate-flavored Tootsie Pops are gluten-free and can be commonly found in Halloween-themed candy assortments. Their chewiness and classic chocolate flavor are a comforting Halloween tradition.
A personal favourite of ours, these Kinder Chocolate Mini Bars have the same, nostalgic flavour of the Kinder Eggs we all love, but in the form of a tasty chocolate bar! And of course, they are gluten-free!
Aero bars are one of the most common “mini” chocolate bar options given during Trick or Treating, and luckily for us, they are gluten-free! Enjoy the rich, chocolatey bubbles without worry!
As you prepare for this Halloween season, rest assured that there’s no need to fret about gluten lurking in your favorite candies. This Halloween, let the spookiness be in the costumes and decorations, and keep it out of the candy dish!
Wishing you a fantastic, gluten-free Halloween!