10 Nut-Free Candies To Give Out For Halloween

Halloween is fast approaching, which means there is no time to waste in purchasing Halloween candy. If you're purchasing bulk bags, you may want to consider adding some nut-free candy to your repertoire. Most people have heard of someone with a nut allergy, but other common allergens include tree nuts, milk, and shellfish (though we hope you aren't doling out shellfish on Halloween).

To ensure that those with food allergies have a fun and safe trick or treat experience, make sure to add some allergy-friendly candy to your stock. To make it easy, we've put together the best nut-free Halloween candy guide to satisfy kids and adults.

10 Nut-Free Candies To Give Out For Halloween

1. Smarties

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These tart candies are delicious and safe for people with food allergens. Smarties don't contain tree nuts, peanuts, milk, soybeans, or wheat. They're perfect for people who are dairy-free or gluten-free, too! Look for the package number that begins with 011206. Those bags guarantee the candy was made in a peanut-free facility.

2. Junior Mints

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For those craving dark chocolate, these creamy peppermints are the perfect nut-free chocolates. The factory where they're produced is not only peanut-free but tree-nut-free as well.

3. Skittles

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Everyone wants to taste the rainbow on Halloween, regardless of allergy status. According to their allergen statement, " [We have] a comprehensive allergen management program that includes extensive training, ingredient evaluation, product testing, and thorough equipment cleaning procedures."

4. Free2b Sun Cups

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These are an allergen-free alternative to traditional peanut butter cups made with sunflower butter. You can purchase them on Amazon.

5. Lollipops

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Tootsie pops, dum dums and blow pops are all excellent choices for nut free candies. We've never met a kid, allergies or not, who doesn't love a good ole lollipop.

6. Starbursts

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Starbursts are made by Mars, ensuring peanuts, tree nuts, or any allergens, stay far away from these candies. For Halloween, they come in individually wrapped packs of 2.

7. Jelly Beans

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Jelly Belly is a great peanut-free candy, but make sure the bag is labeled "peanut-free." For Halloween, they sell individual mini bags of jelly beans.

8. Hershey's

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Their chocolate bars and milk chocolate Hershey kisses are made on a special line that doesn't manufacture tree nuts or peanuts. Their fun size chocolates are the perfect Halloween treat.

9. Surf Sweets

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Surf sweets are organic and allergen-free gummy candies. These gummies come in fruit flavors, as well as cinnamon. If you want a less expensive option, Haribo gummies are also made in nut-free facilities.

10. Tootsie Rolls and Fruit Chews

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These nostalgic chewy candies are nut-free and gluten-free. They often come in larger packs of assorted candy, making it easy to have something for everyone.

Classic sour candies that didn't quite make the list, but are great options, include Laffy Taffy, licorice, Nerds, and Sour Patch Kids.

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