Allergic Living’s Allergy-Friendly Halloween Treats Guide

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Published: October 8, 2019

Come Halloween, ghouls and ghosts will be at your doorstep, growling for goodies. But not to worry. Armed with Allergic Living’s annual list of thrilling, allergy-friendly treats, you’re sure to impress. No matter who, or what, is lurking behind the door.

Note: Always read labels to make sure ingredients haven’t changed.

Enjoy Life

Give trick-or-treaters what they crave with allergy-friendly chocolate minis from Enjoy Life Foods. Available in dark, rice milk and rice milk crunch, these smooth, creamy treats deliver pure chocolate joy.

Free of: Top 8 allergens, sesame, sulfites and gluten
Available at major retailers such as Whole Foods, CVS, and in Canada at Loblaws and Bulk Barn. Also via Shop.enjoylifefoods.com. (U.S. & Canada)

MadeGood

This brand’s bars and squares have become allergy-friendly snack staples. For Halloween, MadeGood’s Chocolate Chip Granola Mini Bars are dressed up to shell out. Delicious and healthy? Just don’t tell the kids that the trick’s on them!

Free of: Top 8 allergens and gluten
Available at U.S. major retailers such as CVS, Whole Foods and Target or via Amazon.com. In Canada, at Loblaws, Costco, Shopper’s Drug Mart, Metro and more.

Vermont Nut Free Chocolates

Prep for an occasion that screams for chocolate with a visit to Vermont Nut Free for loads of creamy, luscious treats. New this year, milk chocolate Monster Mash Bark and chewy sunflower butter Sunaroos are perfect for party platters. For trick-or-treaters, individually wrapped Halloween pops and foil-wrapped miniatures make perfect handouts.

Free of: peanuts and tree nuts
Available at Vermontnutfree.com (U.S. & Canada)

YumEarth

Young Draculas at your door? Curb their cravings with YumEarth’s organic gummy fruit bats and fangs. Throw in some Halloween lollipops in strawberry, mango, cherry and watermelon and you might change the undead’s blood-sucking ways for good. Both available in variety packs.

Free of: Top 8 allergens and gluten
Available at major retailers such as CVS, Walgreens and Whole Foods at Yumearth.com (U.S. only)

Free2b

If your little monsters love sunflower seed butter, they’ll go gaga for free2b’s dark chocolate Sun Cups. Have these top-8-free, individually wrapped treats on hand and you just might win “best house on the block” come Halloween night.

Free of: Top 8 allergens, sesame, mustard, coconut, corn and gluten
Available at major retailers such as Wegmans and Whole Foods and via Free2bfoods.com. Canadian retail: Real Canadian Superstore.

Mike and Ike

With 72 snack-size packs per variety bag, Mike and Ike has got your free-from needs covered for Halloween. But be warned; these tempting, chewy candies in sour, tropical and original flavors will get snapped up fast!

Free of: Top 8 allergens and gluten
Available at major retailers such as CVS, Target and Walmart and at Candywarehouse.com. (U.S. & Canada)

No Whey! Foods

Impress world-weary vampires and blasé Batmen with No Whey! Foods’ Spook Free Treats variety pack. With a choice of Milkless Milk bars, Pea ‘Not’ Cups, Choco No Nos and No Whey! Caramel and Nougat bars, you’ll wow even the most jaded of Jedis.

Free of: Top 8 allergens and gluten
Available at Nowheychocolate.com (U.S. & Canada)

Rule Breaker Snacks

You may not normally hand out delectably soft and cakey brownies for Halloween, but it’s time to break the rules! In four tempting flavors, including deep chocolate brownie and birthday cake blondie, Rule Breaker Snacks make it easy, and safe, to add tasty baked goods to your Halloween-handout rotation.

Free of: Top 8 allergens, sesame and gluten
Available at select Whole Foods and Kroger stores, at Amazon.com and  Rulebreakersnacks.com. In Canada, at select Winners and HomeSense.

Surf Sweets

Add some great ghoulishness to Halloween treat bags with Surf Sweets’ Spooky Shapes gummies. The not-too-scary spiders, skulls, pumpkins and witches’ hats come in all-natural cherry, lemon, orange and strawberry flavors.

Free of: Top 8 allergens, sesame, sulfites and gluten
Available at Target and via Wholesomesweet.com. In Canada, via Well.ca.

Amanda’s Own

Excite the neighborhood crew with individually wrapped, milkless chocolate Jack-O-Lanterns from Amanda’s Own Teal Pumpkin Bags. Fifty percent of proceeds from the sale of each bag will be donated to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education).

Free of: Top 8 allergens, sesame, gluten, corn and mustard
Available at Amandasown.com (U.S. & Canada)

Bare Snacks

Break Halloween’s saccharine spell with Bare’s Fuji & Reds and Cinnamon Apple Chips, a naturally sweet snack that you’ll feel good handing out. Convenient for lunch boxes or on the go, Bare’s variety snack pack provides 24 bags of crunchy snacking perfection.

Free of: Top 8 allergens and gluten
Available at Amazon.com (U.S. only)

Peeps

Invite festive Peeps to the party and you’ll have decor and snacks rolled into one! From spooky purple cats and cute white ghosts to grinning green monsters and bright, seasonal pumpkins these marshmallow treats are the sweetest, and easiest, way to brighten up any Halloween bash.

Free of: Top 8 allergens and gluten (non-Halloween varieties dipped in chocolate do contain dairy)
Available at major U.S. retailers such as CVS, Walmart and Target. In Canada, at Dollarama, Walmart and Metro.

Hi-Chew

A bright addition to any loot bag, Hi-Chew candies are seriously chewy, fantastically fruity and undeniably delicious. The Hi-Chew Original Mix Stand Up Bag includes 72 individually wrapped candies in strawberry, green apple, grape and mango flavors. Buy two bags and treat tiny revelers to one of each.

Free of: peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, wheat, eggs, fish, shellfish, gluten and sesame. May contain soy.
Available at at Walgreens and Kroger. In Canada, at select Shoppers Drug Mart and Circle K stores.

Skittles and Starburst

Kids will be thrilled to see these lunch-box favorites on offer come Halloween night. Sweet and fruity, these year-round crowd-pleasers are also free of the Top 8 allergens, making them perfect for treats without the trick.

Free of: Top 8 allergens
Available at Target and CVS. In Canada, at Shoppers Drug Mart and Metro.

The Safe + Fair Food Company

For a unique, savory snack, treat your guests to the Safe + Fair Food Company’s pea protein chips. In Hickory BBQ, Sea Salt and Sweet Jalapeño, these plant-based, baked little bites are a great way to satisfy the growl of monster-sized hunger pangs.

Free of: Top 8 allergens, gluten and sesame. Made in a facility that manufactures products containing milk, wheat and soy. Company says: These chips are not manufactured on the same equipment or line.
Available at safeandfair.com (U.S. only)

GoGo squeeZ

All-natural and preservative free, GoGo squeeZ applesauce pouches are the perfect fuel for fearless, fright-night adventures. Limited-edition, Halloween-themed pouches make the healthy snacks, in apple apple, apple strawberry and apple banana flavors, even more fun.

Free of: Top 8 allergens and gluten
Available at major retailers such as Target and Walmart and at Amazon.com. (U.S. only)

Wholesome

A handful of Wholesome’s Wicked Watermelon and Eerie Orange lollipops is bound to make any trick-or-treater’s night. Free of artificial colors, flavors, these ghost- and skull-shaped pops are a free-from delight for adults and children alike.

Free of: Top 8 allergens and gluten. Made on a separate floor of a facility that also processes dairy, eggs, soy and wheat.
Available at Wholesomesweet.com (U.S. & Canada).

Related:
Allergic Living’s Non-Food Loot Guide in support of the Teal Pumpkin Project
A Mom’s Guide to the Ultimate Allergy-Friendly Halloween & Harry Potter Party