Halloween doesn't have to be a bummer for kids with food allergies. Whether you're buying for your child's class party, trick-or-treaters, or your own little monsters, pick up a bag of one of these sweets. They're all gluten free Halloween candy choices -- and also free of peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, milk, and soy.
Halloween is frightful enough without food allergy scares, but that doesn't mean kids have to miss out on treats. Mike and Ike's seasonal Mummy's Mix includes the traditional lemon, lime, and orange flavors, plus grape and raspberry. The Vampire Variety has cherry, raspberry, fruit punch, watermelon, and grape flavors.
Peeps aren't just for Easter -- they offer fun seasonal shapes for Halloween, too. Choose from gravestones, jack-o-lanterns, cats, and ghosts. As long as the Peeps aren't dipped in chocolate, they'll be allergen-free.
When Halloween gets too scary, get Smarties. The candy doesn't contain any of the top allergens, but sometimes retail outlets will re-bag the rolls in plants with nuts, soy, or other allergens. As long as the UPC number starts with "011206," the Smarties were packaged in a confirmed allergen-free factory.
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