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Allergy-Friendly Easter Candy

Seasonal Candies Made in Dedicated Facilities

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Updated March 20, 2012

For many of us, Easter means candy. Some love chocolate bunnies, others prefer jelly beans. But the fun of discovering an Easter basket full of treats is the same. The allergy-friendly Easter Bunny stocks up at these companies that make candy in dedicated, allergen-free facilities.

1. Indie Candy Lollipops

Indie Candy Easter Lollpops
Indie Candy, used with permission

Indie Candy makes a wide variety of allergen-free candies, including chocolates, gummy candies and cotton candy. My favorites are these over-sized lollipops in creative shapes and flavors. They are free of the big eight allergens and gluten, and are organic and vegan. I love the "eat your carrots" lollipops. Some bunny you know probably will as well.

2. Vermont Nut-Free Chocolate Bunnies

Chocolate Bunnies
Vermont Nut Free Chocolates

Vermont Nut-Free Chocolates specializes in decadent chocolates made in small batches in a dedicated nut-free facility. These classic bunnies would make a great topper for an Easter basket, provided someone doesn't nibble their ears off before they get that far. Vermont Nut-Free also makes decorated tins of Easter toffee and chocolate buttercream bunnies.

3. Surf Sweets Organic Jelly Beans

Surf Sweets Jelly Beans
Surf Sweets, used with permission.

Surf Sweets makes gummy candies and jelly beans from real fruit juice and organic ingredients. They are made in a dedicated facility free of the big eight allergens. The spring mix of jelly beans contains six fruitfully delicious flavors: tropical punch, lemonade, mixed berry, pineapple, tangerine and watermelon. Compare prices.

4. Yummy Earth Sour Jelly Beans

Yummi Earth Sour Beans
Yummi Earth, used with permission.

Yummy Earth candies are all manufactured in a facility free of nuts, peanuts, dairy, soy and gluten. The sour beans are unique, combining a traditional jelly bean shape with the tartness found in their sour gummy worms. Kids who love tartness will love these jelly beans. Compare Prices

5. Soy-Free Sales White Chocolate Eggs

White Chocolate Eggs
Soy Free Sales, used with permission.

Soy Free Sales, LLC is the only company I have found that specializes in selling soy-free chocolates. The white chocolate eggs are made in-house and are free of soy, peanuts and tree nuts. (Tree nuts and gluten are present in the manufacturing plant.) Soy Free Sales also makes milk and dark chocolate rabbits, and sells a variety of other soy-free sweets.

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