Easter Treats Guide 2023: Our Top Allergy-Friendly Finds

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Published: March 16, 2023

With Allergic Living’s 2023 guide, you’ll have no trouble adding spring’s most coveted, allergy-friendly treats to Easter and Passover celebrations. Whether you’re expecting a crowd, or a select few, there’s nothing like having safe sweets on hand to ensure that every guest feels welcome. 

From a wealth of foil-wrapped eggs, themed chocolates and kosher sweets, we’ve singled out the ones you’ll want to serve to your crew this year. Use them for egg hunts, heap them into baskets, add them to your homemade desserts, or simply set them out for everyone to enjoy. 

Note: All items and ingredients have been fact-checked with manufacturers. But always read labels to make sure ingredients haven’t changed.

Amanda’s Own – Chai Chocolate

End your seder on a sweet note with a Chai Bag from Amanda’s Own. A popular handout for kids, each bag includes 18 chai-stamped chocolates wrapped in blue, white, gold and purple foil. Chai is the Hebrew word for “life,” and the chai symbol represents a good omen for life. These smooth, creamy and Top-9-free chocolates make a wonderful and symbolic addition to any Passover table.

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten, corn and mustard
Shop online at Amandasown.com (U.S. & Canada)

Annie’s Homegrown – Fruit Bunnies

Reach peak bunny bliss with a fluffle of organic fruit snacks from Annie’s Homegrown. In each Bunny Fruit Flavored Snacks Variety Pack you’ll find 12 individual bags bursting with chewy organic treats in Summer Strawberry and Berry Patch flavors. Tucked into baskets or hidden along with other allergy-friendly Easter-hunt booty, these sweets are sure to thrill. 

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten and gelatin 
Shop online at Safeway.com, Target.com and Walmart.com (U.S. only)
Retailers include: Safeway, Target and Walmart (U.S. only)

Boston Fruit Slices

Juicy and fresh, Boston Fruit-Flavored Slices are a bright addition to any springtime meal. In lemon, lime, cherry, and orange, these sugar-embellished segments are kosher and free of the Top 9 allergens. Added to a dessert plate, served on their own, or used to decorate allergy-friendly desserts, these will be a hit on your Passover or Easter table.

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten 
Shop online at Bostonfruitslices.com and Amazon.com (U.S. only)
Retailers include: Target (U.S. only)

Dean’s Sweets – Chocolate-Dipped Matzos

If nuts are a no-no, you’ll want to make Dean’s Sweets’ array of peanut- and nut-free products a family go-to. Beyond a tempting collection of Easter eggs, sheep and chicks, Dean’s Sweets is also the place for Passover goodies that satisfy. Opt for Double Dark Chocolate-Covered Matzos, a spicy version garnished with cayenne pepper flakes, or Non-Dairy Truffles and create the candy platter of your dreams. 

Free of: peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, egg, fish, shellfish and sesame
Contain: wheat, soy
Shop online at Deanssweets.com (U.S. only)
Retailers include: Dean’s Sweets (U.S. only)

Dum-Dums – Bunny Pops

In business since 1924, Dum-Dums are an enduring classic that kids (and adults!) love. In Tropi-Berry, Berry Blu Cherry, Berry Melon, and Berry Lemonade, the company’s Bunny Pops add a blast of fruit-flavored allergy-friendly fun to every Easter moment. Cute, scrumptious and free of most major allergens, these pops are tradition at its tastiest. 

Free of: peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, egg, wheat, fish, shellfish, sesame plus gluten 
May contain: soy
Shop online at Target.com In Canada, at Candyfunhouse.ca
Retailers include: CVS, Target and Walgreens (U.S. only)

Enjoy Life Foods – Candy Bar Minis

Few things satisfy quite like oodles of Easter chocolate. Revel in every sweet, velvety bite with Enjoy Life Foods’ Easter Chocolate Candy Bar Minis. Each bag of 15 is available in ricemilk crunch, dark chocolate, or a variety pack that also includes ricemilk bars. Crafted in a dedicated nut-free and gluten-free facility, each Top 9-free morsel makes a perfect treat for celebrants of any age.

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten, casein, mustard, lupine and sulfites
Shop online at Enjoylifefoods.com (U.S. only)
Retailers include: Harris Teeter, Hy-Vee and Kroger (U.S. only)

Gimbal’s Candy – Jelly Beans

Every bag of Gimbal’s Gourmet Jelly Beans includes 41 intense fruit flavors you won’t want to miss. A traditional Easter candy (thanks to their egg-like shape), jelly beans are a natural addition to any holiday table. Stock up and dole them out in generous handfuls all Easter weekend long. 

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten
Retailers include: Meijer, Target and Walmart (U.S. only)

Hershey’s – Egg Hunt Kisses

No celebration is complete without dozens of delicious Hershey’s Kisses on hand. This year, surprise kids with the classic, creamy flavor of Hershey’s Kisses Easter Egg Hunt Milk Chocolates. Conceal them in plastic eggs, stash them in treat bags or hide them around the house or garden. Then, let little ones delight in discovering each one.  

Free of: peanuts, tree nuts, egg, wheat, fish, shellfish, sesame plus gluten
Contain: dairy, soy
Shop online
at Shop.hersheys.com and Heb.com (U.S. only). In Canada, at Candydepot.ca
Retailers include: Hy-Vee and Walmart. (U.S. only)

Jelly Belly – Carroty Card

When you can’t meet face-to-face, Jelly Belly’s new Easter Carrot Greeting Card is a sunny, springtime treat to send across the miles. Also great for parties and baskets, each cute card houses a handful of tangy, tangerine-flavored candy beans that are free of the Top 9 allergens. 

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten
Shop online at Jellybelly.com (U.S. only)
Retailers include: TJ Maxx, HomeGoods and Walmart (U.S. only)


As fun and fruity as the brand’s legendary hard candy, LIFE SAVERS Gummies Bunnies & Eggs are a chewy take on a classic. In the season’s most iconic shapes and flavors, each Top-9-free candy will add a pop of color and a burst of freshness to any springtime gathering. 

Free of: Top 9 allergens
May contain:
gluten traces (in corn syrup)
Shop online
at Target.com (U.S. only) 
Retailers include: Target (U.S. only)

MadeGood – Birthday Cake Minis

For an allergy-friendly Easter, MadeGood has dipped and drizzled their popular granola bars in chocolate, then adorned them with a flurry of sprinkles in spring’s most popular hues. Rich and decadent, the birthday-cake-flavored goodies in each box of Chocolate Drizzled Granola Mini Bars are made in the company’s dedicated Top-9-free facility. These snacks are bound to delight during Easter, and beyond.    

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten
Shop online at Target.com (U.S. only). In Canada, at Well.ca.
Retailers include: Kroger and Target. In Canada, Loblaws, Sobeys and Rexall. 

No Whey! Foods – Vegan Bunny

Is it even Easter without a chocolate bunny? This year, surprise tots with Jake the Milkless Easter Bunny from No Whey! Foods. Made in a dedicated facility, each melt-in-your-mouth solid confection is free of the Top 9 allergens, and gluten. Also, order a selection of No Whey’s seasonal sweets – from truffles to chocolate lollipops. Then you’ll have enough to nestle into every Easter basket in sight.  

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten
Shop online
at Nowheychocolate.com (U.S. & Canada)

Partake – Spring Mini Cookies

Sweet and satisfying, Partake’s Top-9-free Crunchy Spring Sprinkle Mini Cookies come in individual packages that make treat time a breeze. Crafted from fruits, vegetables, gluten-free flours and scrumptious spices, Partake’s tasty cookies are made in a dedicated gluten-free, peanut-free, and allergy-friendly facility. Cute, flavorful, safe to share, and wrapped up in seasonal packaging? Stock up early before the Easter Bunny beats you to these treasures.

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten, mustard and sulfites
Shop online
at Target.com (U.S. only)
Retailers include: Target (U.S. only)

Peeps – Marshmallow Chicks

Embrace the shades of the season with Peeps Cotton Candy Flavored Marshmallow Chicks. Rosy with light blue speckles, these marshmallow confections add a springtime flourish to any Easter gift, table setting or dessert. A perfect companion to the surplus of bunnies, these sweet, squishy chicks are free of most major allergens, and are a holiday must-have.  

Free of: peanuts, tree nuts, egg, wheat, soy, fish, shellfish, sesame plus gluten
May Contain: dairy
Shop online
at Peepsandcompany.com and Target.com (U.S. only). In Canada, at Candyfunhouse.ca
Retailers include: Target and Walmart. In Canada, Dollarama, Shoppers Drug Mart, Walmart. 

ROLO – Chocolate Caramels

With pretty pastel wrappers and a luscious filling, ROLO Easter Creamy Caramels are a seasonal star. Free of most major allergens, each ROLO nugget pairs chocolate with delectable caramel to stunning effect. An Easter Bunny fave, these are sure to spark smiles come the big morning.  

Free of: peanuts, most tree nuts, wheat, egg, fish, shellfish, sesame and gluten 
Contain: dairy, soy, shea oil
Shop online
at Target.com (U.S. only)
Retailers include: Target 

Sensitive Sweets – Eye-Catching Cookies

This Easter, thrill loved ones with a sweet delivery brimming with treats. Fully decorated, or ready to be glammed up, Sensitive Sweets’ cookies are all free of the Top 9 allergens and gluten. Easter Cookie Sets include eight, 3-inch cookies sporting eye-catching seasonal designs. Alternatively, with vanilla icing, sprinkles and 10 egg-shaped cookies, the only thing missing from each Easter Egg Cookies Decorating Kit is your creative spin.  

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten
Shop online at Sensitivesweets.com (U.S. only)

Strawberry Hill – Lollipops

Finding a prettier lollipop than the ones made by Strawberry Hill Grand Delights is a near-impossible task. Stock up on Easter Bunny & Eggs Lollipops and surprise guests with the best. Thanks to green apple, pink strawberry, and yellow tropical flavors, these stunners taste as good as they look. Plus, with chicks, ducks, butterflies and individual large bunny suckers also on offer, you can select the perfect pop for every tot. 

Free of: peanuts, tree nuts, dairy, wheat, egg, soy, fish, shellfish plus gluten
Shop online at Strawberryhillcandy.com (U.S. only)

Vermont Nut Free Chocolates – Treats Box

From rainbow-colored jelly beans to Buttercream Bunnies, Vermont Nut Free Chocolates has all the nut-free treats you need to sweeten up the holiday. For a little bit of everything in one beautifully decorated place, an Easter Treats Box makes the perfect gift. Choose milk or dark chocolate, and enjoy a selection of solid chocolates, foil-wrapped miniatures, colorful candies, and more.  

Free of: peanuts, tree nuts, fish, shellfish and sesame
Contains: Dairy. Some products also contain soy, egg and wheat.
Shop online
at Vermontnutfree.com (U.S. & Canada)

YumEarth – Candy Variety

This year, satisfy every taste with a bountiful YumEarth Spring Variety Pack. With 20 lollipops, and 10 snack packs of jelly beans and gummy fruits, kids are bound to stumble upon their favorite as the Easter hunt marches on. Bursting with juicy fruit flavors – from cherry and pomegranate to grape and peach – these goodies are a cheery addition to any allergy-friendly Easter celebration.

Free of: Top 9 allergens plus gluten
Shop online
at Yumearth.com and Target.com (U.S. only). In Canada, at Well.ca
Retailers include: Target

Related Reading: 
Allergic Living’s Easter / Spring Recipes List