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Gluten Free Candy List (Updated October 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


  • 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."


Almond Joy - All Except Almond Joy Pieces Candy


  • 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 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