Monday, October 31, 2011

Goblins, Ghouls and Gluten Free nummies!

Trick or treat
smell my feet
gimme something SAFE to eat

Sorry I didn't put it out earlier...but while you're checking your wee one's bags of candy for safe's a go to list!

There are actually A LOT of GF choices in the candy aisle and there's a COMPREHENSIVE LIST here. But I'm sticking with short and simple...and my personal (and my kids') faves :)

PLEASE NOTE: If it's NOT's NOT safe. For example...I LOVE me some Butterfinger and can eat regular ones ...but I cannot eat:

  • Butterfinger Crisp Bar
  • Butterfinger Giant Bar
  • Butterfinger Snackerz
  • Butterfinger Medallions
  • Butterfinger Jingles
  • Butterfinger Hearts
  • Butterfinger Pumpkins

  • According to Nestle, the following candies are gluten-free:
    • Baby Ruth
    • Bit-O-Honey
    • Butterfinger Bar (original flavor only, NOT giant bar)
    • Milk Chocolate
    • Goobers
    • Nips (including both regular and sugar-free)
    • Oh Henry!
    • Raisinets (including Cherry, Cranberry and Dark Chocolate flavors)
    • Sno-Caps
    • Wonka Pixy Stix
    • Laffy Taffy (including Laffy Taffy Rope and Fruitarts Chews)
    • Wonka Lik-M-Aid Fun Dip

    According to Mars Chocolate, the following candies are gluten-free:
    • M&M's (all EXCEPT for pretzel-flavored M&M's
    • 3 Musketeers Bars (all flavors)
    • Milky Way Midnight Bar
    • Milky Way Caramel Bar
    • Dove Chocolate products (all flavors)
    • Snickers Bars (all flavors)
    • Munch Nut Bar

    As of October 2011, the following (short) list of Hershey's products are gluten-free:
    • Hershey's Plain Milk Chocolate Kisses
    • Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar, only in the 1.55 oz. size
    • Hershey's Milk Chocolate with Almonds Bar, only in the 1.45 oz. size

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