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Gluten Free Candy List (Updated October 2017)

October 8, 2017

 

Gluten free candy is very hard to figure out. Reading labels for gluten is a hassle which is why I created this gluten-free candy list to make it easier! Every Halloween, Valentine's Day, and Easter, I update this gluten-free candy list to make sure you are all safe around the holidays. There's so many candies that can contain gluten that you would have never thought of! This list will at least let you know what you can have while being gluten-free. If you would like any brands added to this list, please comment and I will look it up for you! I hope this helps!

 


Gluten Free Candy List (The following below is gluten-free)


Popular Brands

  • 3 Musketeers

  • Butterfingers

  • Dum Dum Lollipops

  • Hersey's Milk Chocolate

  • Hot Tamales

  • Jolly Ranchers

  • Laffy Taffy

  • Lemonheads

  • Life Savers

  • M&M's (Not all varieties...see below)

  • Milk Duds

  • Now & Laters

  • Reeses Peanut Butter Cups (NOT seasonal or unwrapped minis)

  • Reeses Pieces 

  • Skittles

  • Snickers

  • Sour Patch Kids (See disclaimer below)

  • Starbursts

  • Sweeties and Smarties (distributed from facility containing wheat)

  • Sweetish Fish (See disclaimer below)

  • Tootsie Rolls

  • Wonka Fun Dip

 

Haribo

  • Alphabetical Letters

  • Gold-Bears (make sure they aren’t the “juicy” variety)

  • Happy Cola

  • Twin Cherries

  • Peaches

  • Raspberries

  • Frogs

  • Rattle Snakes

 

Disclaimer: The label will now show "Dextrose (sourced from corn or wheat)". Here is a statement from Haribo as of 2017. "In addition to the label change, we tested our U.S. products and found no identifiable levels of the wheat allergen. We changed our labels to ensure consumers have the most information available to make informed decisions regarding their health. Our recipe has not changed, so consumers can expect the same delicious and fun experience with our Gold-Bears at under 20 ppm."

 


Hershey's


Almond Joy - All Except Almond Joy Pieces Candy

 


Brookside

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Fruit & Nut Bar Cherry with Pomegranate Flavor and Other Natural Flavors

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Fruit & Nut Bar Cranberry with Blackberry Flavor and Other Natural Flavors

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Fruit & Nut Bar Blueberry with Açai Flavor and Other Natural Flavors

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Açai and Blueberry Flavors

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Chardonnay Grape and Peach Flavors

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Goji and Raspberry Flavors

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Merlot Grape and Black Current Flavors

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Mango and Mangosteen Flavors

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Flavor

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Covered Cranberries

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Covered Blueberries

  • Brookside Milk Chocolate Covered Almonds

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Covered Almonds

  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Blood Orange and Peach Flavors

 

Dagoba Products - All


Heath Bars - All

Hershey’s - Baking Bars

  • Hershey’s Semi Sweet Baking Bar

  • Hershey’s Unsweetened Baking Bar


Hershey’s and Reese's - Baking Chips

  • Hershey’s Butterscotch Chips

  • Hershey’s Cinnamon Baking Chips

  • Mini Kisses Milk Chocolates

  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Chips

  • Hershey’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Chips

  • Hershey’s Mint Chocolate Chips

  • Hershey’s Premier White Chips

  • Hershey’s Semi-Sweet Chocolate Baking Chips

  • Hershey’s Special Dark Mildly Sweet Dark Chocolate Chips

  • Hershey’s Sugar Free Semi-Sweet Baking Chips

  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Baking Chips


Hershey’s - Cocoa

  • Hershey’s Cocoa

  • Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa


Kisses

  • Kisses Milk Chocolate

  • Hershey’s Hugs Candy

  • Kisses Milk Chocolate Filled with Caramel

  • Kisses Milk Chocolate Filled with Cherry Cordial Crème

  • Kisses Filled with Vanilla Crème

  • Kisses Dark Chocolate Filled with Mint Truffle

  • Kisses Pumpkin Spice Flavored Candies

  • Kisses Carrot Cake Flavored Candies

  • Kisses Meltaway Milk Chocolates

  • Kisses Special Dark Mildly Sweet Chocolate

  • Kisses Deluxe Chocolates


Hershey’s Nuggets

  • Hershey’s Nuggets Milk Chocolates

  • Hershey’s Nuggets Milk Chocolate with Almonds

  • Hershey’s Nuggets Special Dark Chocolate

  • Hershey’s Nuggets Special Dark Chocolate with Almonds

  • Hershey’s Nuggets Extra Creamy Milk Chocolate with Toffee and Almonds


Hershey's Milk Chocolate Covered Almonds - All



Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar

  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar (1.55oz only)

  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar with Almonds (1.45oz only)

 

Hershey’s Milk Duds – All



Hershey’s Spreads – All Except Hershey’s Chocolate Spread with Snacksters Graham Dippers



Hershey’s Syrup

  • Hershey’s Caramel Syrup

  • Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup

  • Hershey’s Chocolate Syrup with Calcium

  • Hershey’s Chocolate Sugar Free Syrup

  • Hershey’s Sundae Dream Classic Caramel Syrup

  • Hershey’s Sundae Dream Double Chocolate Syrup

  • Hershey’s Chocolate Lite Syrup

  • Hershey’s Simple 5 Chocolate Syrup

  • Hershey’s Special Dark Syrup

  • Hershey’s Strawberry Flavored Syrup

  • Hershey’s Strawberry Flavored Sugar Free Syrup


Hershey’s and Reese's Toppings

  • Heath Shell Topping

  • Hershey’s Hot Fudge Topping

  • Hershey’s Caramel Topping

  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Shell Topping

  • Hershey’s Special Dark Topping

  • Reese’s Shell Chocolate & Peanut Butter Topping

  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Topping


Mounds Bars – All

Payday Candy – All

Reese's

  • Reese’s Fast Break Bar

  • Reese’s Nutrageous Bar

  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups – All Except Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup Unwrapped Minis and Seasonal Shaped Items

  • Reese's Pieces Peanut Butter Cups

  • Reese’s Pieces Candy - All Except Reese’s Pieces Eggs

  • Reese’s Spreads – All Except Reese’s Spreads with Snacksters Graham Dippers


Rolo® Caramels in Milk Chocolate Candies – All Except Rolo® Minis

 

Scharffen Berger Products – All Except Scharffen Berger Cocoa Powder

 

Skor Toffee Bars - All

 

York Peppermint Patties - All Except York Pieces Candy, York Minis, and York Shapes (5 oz.)

 

 

Impact Confections

  • Warheads Sour Chewy Cubes

  • Warheads Extreme Sour Hard Candy

  • Warheads Super Sour Spray

  • Warheads Sour Dippers

  • Warheads Double Drops

  • Melster Peanut Butter Kisses

  • Melster Chocolate Covered Marshmallow

 

Jelly Belly

 

All flavors of Jelly Belly beans are free of gluten. "We do not use any wheat, rye, barley, or oats in the basic recipe for Jelly Belly jelly beans." The modified food starch listed on the package is cornstarch.



Kraft Foods

 

 

The products listed below are the only candies listed as gluten-free but are not certifed:

  • Sour Patch Kids

  • Sour Patch Extreme

  • Swedish Fish

 

Disclaimer: Kraft claims that they cannot guarantee that any of their products are gluten-free by FDA standards. However, none of the 3 products above contain gluten containing ingredients. It is said to be up to the customer to determine whether it is safe for them or not. I have not heard of any people getting a reaction from these 3 products, myself included. This is one company to be careful with and judge by yourself.

 


Mars Chocolate

  • M&M'S Almond

  • M&M'S Cupid Mix (all varieties)

  • M&M's Dark Chocolate

  • M&M's Dark Chocolate Peanut

  • M&M'S Heart Gift Box (all varieties)

  • M&M'S Minis

  • M&M's Original Milk Chocolate

  • M&M's Peanut

  • M&M's Peanut Butter

  • 3 Musketeers Bars (all flavors)

  • Milky Way Midnight Bar (not original)

  • Milky Way Caramel Bar (not original)

  • Dove Chocolate products (all flavors EXCEPT for milk chocolate cinnamon graham/cookies and cream)

  • Snickers Bars (all flavors)

  • Munch Nut Bar (Be careful and check the labels for this bar)

 

Note: Any item not listed above either contains wheat or may contain wheat. The products listed above are considered to be safe and under 20ppm by Mars Chocolate.



Nestle

  • Baby Ruth

  • Bit-O-Honey

  • Milk Chocolate

  • Goobers

  • Nips (including both regular and sugar-free)

  • Oh Henry!

  • Raisinets (all flavors)

  • Sno-Caps

  • Wonka Pixy Stix

  • Laffy Taffy

  • Laffy Taffy Rope

  • Wonka Lik-M-Aid Fun Dip

 

 

Russell Stover Candies

  • Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Pumpkin

  • Orange Marshmallow Pumpkin

  • Caramel Pumpkin

  • Caramel and Marshmallow Pumpkin

  • Dark Chocolate and Caramel Pumpkin

  • Dark Chocolate and Marshmallow Pumpkin

  • Dark Chocolate and Coconut Cream Pumpkin

  • Coconut and Almond Pumpkin

  • Dark Chocolate and Raspberry Cream Pumpkin

  • Dark Chocolate and Orange Cream

  • Strawberry Cream

 

Smarties (U.S. Only)

 

“All Smarties® products are gluten-free and safe to eat for people with Celiac Disease. Furthermore, Smarties® products are manufactured in facilities that produce exclusively gluten-free candies. Smarties Gummies ingredients are gluten-free, but because they are made in a facility that processes other ingredients, they may contain traces of peanut, milk, wheat and soy and are not recommended for those with Celiac Disease.”

 

 

Surf Sweets

 

Surf Sweets gummies are a great and healthy alternative to other sugary candies! All Surf Sweets are made and packaged in a facility free of the 10 most common food allergens, including dairy/casein, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, fish, shellfish, sesame and sulfites. There is also no corn syrup, artificial colors, dyes, or additives used! They have gummy worms, jelly beans, gummy rings, and much more! Check out their products here!

 

 

Tootsie

  • Andes

  • Caramel Apple Pops

  • Cella's Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries

  • Cella's Milk Chocolate Covered Cherries

  • Charleston Chew

  • Charms Blow Pops

  • Charms Candy Carnival

  • Charms Pops

  • Charms Sour Balls

  • Charms Squares

  • Charms Super Blow Pops

  • Child's Play

  • Crows

  • Dots

  • Fluffy Stuff Cotton Candy

  • Frooties

  • Fruit Rolls

  • Fruit Smoothie Pops

  • Junior Caramels

  • Junior Mints

  • Pops Galore

  • Sugar Babies

  • Sugar Daddy Pops

  • Sugar Mama Caramels

  • Tootsie Peppermint Pops

  • Tootsie Pops

  • Tootsie Rolls

  • Tropical Dots

  • Tropical Stormz Pops

  • Zip-A-Dee-Mini Pops

 

Welches Fruit Snacks

 

All Welches Fruit Snacks are labeled gluten-free and are a much healthier option instead of candy! Kids will love them too!
 

 

Wrigley

  • Altoids (except for Altoids Smalls Peppermint)

  • Cremesavers

  • Hubba Bubba Gum

  • Hubba Bubba Bubble Tape

  • Lifesaver Gummies

  • Life Saver Big Ring Gummies

  • Lifesaver Hard Candy

  • Skittles

  • Sour Skittles

  • Skittles Darkside

  • Starburst

  • Starburst Fruit Flavored Candy Corn


Wonka

  • Wonka Pixy Stix

  • Fun Dip

  • Bottlecaps

  • Sweetarts

  • Mini Chewy Sweetarts

  • Laffy Taffy (including Laffy Taffy Rope)

  • Wonka Lik-M-Aid Fun Dip

  • Everlasting Gobstopper

  • Chewy Spress

 Click Here for Top Products with Hidden Gluten list! Also, what brands of candies would you like me to add to this list? Comment below!

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I'm Taylor, a gluten-free guy with Celiac Disease, POTS, and a rare type of Adrenal Disorder. I overcame a lot during my teenage years and I'm on a journey to get the best out of my health (mentally and physically). Whether you're here for chronic illnesses or mental health; my goal is to share my story to help anyone feel happy & healthy in life. Read more...

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