Valentine’s Day Candy List

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Love is in the air, and there is nothing as sweet as finding gluten-free candy options.  Celiac Disease Foundation is wishing you all a Happy Valentine’s Day!

Candies listed below are considered to be gluten-free by their United States manufacturers. Celiac Disease Foundation recommends ingredient review to confirm gluten-free status as manufacturing practices may change. Consumers are advised to verify ingredients directly with the manufacturer when in doubt.


Hershey’s

  • Mounds and Almond Joy (NOT Almond Joy pieces)
  • SKOR Toffee Bars – All
  • YORK Peppermint Patties – All Except York Pieces Candy, Sugar Free Peppermint Patties, York Minis, and York Shapes (5 oz.)
  • Scharffen Berger Products – All except cocoa powder
  • Hershey’s Kisses – milk chocolate, milk chocolate filled with caramel, milk chocolate filled with cherry cordial creme, dark chocolate filled with mint truffle, Kisses filled with vanilla creme, Kisses deluxe chocolates, Kisses special dark mildly sweet chocolate
  • Hershey’s Hugs
  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar (1.55 oz only)
  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Bar with Almonds (1.45oz only)
  • Hershey’s – Baking Bars
    • Hershey’s Semi Sweet Baking Bar
    • Hershey’s Unsweetened Baking Bar
  • Hershey’s and Heath Baking Chips
    • Heath Milk Chocolate Toffee Bits
    • Heath Bits O’Brickle
    • Hershey’s Butterscotch Chips
    • Hershey’s Cinnamon Baking Chips
    • Hershey’s 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 Sea Salt Caramel Chips
    • Hershey’s Special Dark Mildly Sweet Dark Chocolate Chips
    • Hershey’s Sugar Free Semi-Sweet Baking Chips
  • Heath Bars – All
  • Rolo Caramels in Milk Chocolate – All except Rolo Minis

Hershey’s Cocoa

  • Hershey’s Cocoa
  • Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa
  • Hershey’s Dutch Cocoa

Hershey’s Nuggets

  • Hershey’s Nuggets Milk Chocolates
  • Hershey’s Nuggets Milk Chocolate with Almonds
  • Hershey’s Nuggets Special Dark Chocolate with Almonds
  • Hershey’s Nuggets Extra Creamy Milk Chocolate with Toffee and Almonds
  • Hershey’s Nuggets Special Dark Chocolate

Hershey’s Milk Duds – All

Hershey’s Special Dark Snack Bars – 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 Toppings

  • Heath Shell Topping
  • Hershey’s Hot Fudge Topping
  • Hershey’s Caramel Topping
  • Hershey’s Milk Chocolate Shell Topping
  • Hershey’s Special Dark Topping

Brookside Dark Chocolate Fruit & Nut Snack Bars

  • 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 Acai 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 Currant Flavors
  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Mango and Mangosteen Flavors
  • Brookside Dark Chocolate Pomegranate Flavor
  • Brookside Milk Chocolate Covered Almonds

Dagoba Products

  • All

Payday Candy

  • All (Includes PayDay Snack Bites)

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 Candy – All Except Reese’s Pieces Eggs
  • Reese’s Pieces Peanut Butter Cups
  • Reese’s Shell Chocolate & Peanut Butter Topping
  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Topping
  • Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups – All except seasonal shaped items and unwrapped minis
  • Reese’s Spreads – All Except Reese’s Spreads with Snacksters Graham Dippers

See’s

According to their website, all See’s Candies products are gluten-free.


Necco

  • NECCO® Wafers
  • NECCO® Chocolate Wafers
  • Candy House Candy Buttons®
  • Banana Splits® Chews
  • Haviland® Thin Mints, Wintergreen Patty, Nonpareils and Chocolate
  • Sweethearts® (Valentine’s only)
  • Skybar®
  • Mary Jane®
  • Canada Mint, Wintergreen and Spearmint Lozenges
  • Mint Julep Chews

Jelly Belly
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According to their website:

“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.

NOTE:  On occasion, other companies repackage our products in their own production facilities. If our product is packaged and distributed by another company, it will be noted on the package. Please check with the repackaging company regarding possible allergen exposure.  In addition, licensed goods that bear our name, but are produced by other companies, may contain peanuts, tree nuts, milk, egg products and/or other allergens.”


Tootsie Roll Industries

According to their website:

“At this time, all of our confections are gluten free. We do not use wheat, barley, rye, oats, triticale, spelt or any of their components and that includes our dusting on our conveyor belts. We do use corn and soy products in the manufacturing of our products.”


Nestlé nerds

  • Butterfinger bars – Only in fun size, singles, and share pack (Butterfinger Bites, Butterfinger Minis, Butterfinger Cups, and special holiday-shaped Butterfinger items are NOT considered gluten-free).
  •  Goobers
  • Nips (including both regular and sugar-free)
  • Raisinets (including Cranberry and Dark Chocolate flavors)
  • Toll House morsels and chunks (most, including the popular semi-sweet and milk chocolate morsels, are labeled gluten-free – look for those with a “gluten-free” designation)

Just Born

  • Mike and Ike’s – Berry Blast, Italian Ice, Jolly Joes, Lemonade Blends, Original Fruits, Red Rageous, Megamix, Tangy Twister, Tropical Typhoon, Zours, Jelly Beans, Passion Mix
  • Hot Tamales – All
  • Goldenberg’s Peanut Chews – Milk Chocolatey and Retro
  • Just Born Jelly Beans
  • Teenee Beanee Gourmet Jelly Beans

Peepspeeps

  • Strawberry Delights Dipped in Creme Fudge
  • Pink Marshmallow Bunnies
  • Pink Marshmallow Chicks
  • Marshmallow Hearts
  • Red Mini Marshmallow Hearts
  • Vanilla Creme Flavored Marshmallow Hearts
  • Strawberry Creme Flavored Marshmallow Hearts

Smarties

According to their website:

“All Smarties® candy made by Smarties Candy Company is gluten‑free and safe for people with Celiac Disease.

Note: There are some products with the Smarties brand that are not manufactured by Smarties Candy Company. We recommend always checking a product’s ingredients prior to purchase. If the UPC number on the packaging begins with “0 11206”, you can be assured that the product is gluten‑free, manufactured in a facility that makes exclusively gluten‑free products and safe to eat for people with Celiac Disease.”