Halloween is one of the most fun times of the school year. But if your child has a nut allergy, it can be scary to navigate all the fun-size candy thrown their way. That’s why many schools have banned the common allergen from the classroom altogether—yep, even including on Halloween. But what’s a kid to do when they want to participate in the overindulgence of sweets? Just send them to school with these nine candies, which are all free from peanuts and tree nuts.
11 Nut-Free Halloween Candy Options
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These tiny little tart candies are as safe as safe can be when it comes to allergens. All Smarties products are free from peanuts, tree nuts (like almonds, walnuts and pecans), shellfish, fish, milk, eggs, soybean and wheat. Plus, if the UPC number on the packaging begins with “011206,” it means that it’s manufactured in a completely peanut-free facility.
Skittles are made by Mars, which, according to its site and allergen statement, “has a comprehensive allergen management program that includes extensive training, ingredient evaluation, product testing and thorough equipment cleaning procedures.” They’re completely free of the top eight allergens, so go ahead and taste the rainbow.