Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Gluten-Free Valentine's Day Candy 2013

Just when you thought you knew exactly what is safe to eat and what is gluten-filled, companies change recipes or even factories and suddenly your favorite GF treat contains gluten. NOT a good thing, especially when you're getting ready to enjoy a sweet from your sweetie. I'm sure you know by now, it's always a good idea to check labels, even if it's something you've eaten a thousand times before. Just for you, I've checked the labels on some popular Valentine candies. (Tough work, but somebody's got to do it!)

Gluten-Free candy

Almond Joy (snack size)
Andes Creme de Menthe Sweet Heart Assortment
Baby Ruth
Butterfinger (but possibly not hearts; check the package)
Celia's Milk Chocolate-covered cherries
Dove Heart Promises
Dum Dum lollipops
Ghirardelli Squares (all except those containing "crisps")
Hershey's Bliss Chocolates
Hershey's Kisses (all flavors except Cookies and Cream)
Hershey's Pot of Gold
Hot Tamales
Jelly Belly Conversation Beans
Jolly Rancher
Junior Mints
M & Ms (all except those with pretzel inside)
Melster Chocolate Covered Marshmallow Hearts 
Milky Way Midnight
Milky Way Caramel
Mounds (snack size)
Necco Sweetheart Conversation Hearts
Palmer foil-wrapped chocolate hearts
Pop Rocks
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups (snack-size, miniatures and hearts)
Reese's Pieces
Snickers (fun-size and mini)
Tootsie Rolls and Tootsie Pops
York Peppermint Patty

NOT Gluten-Free
Brach's Conversation Hearts
Ferrero Rocher
Godiva Chocolates
Lindt Chocolates
Mars Bar
Milky Way
Mrs. Field's Valentine's Day selection
Nestle Crunch
Reese's Peanut Butter filled chocolate hearts (individually foil-wrapped)
Russell Stover chocolates

1 comment:

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