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Allergen-friendly Treats for Parties and Celebrations

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Navigating party planning can be overwhelming, but this list of allergen-friendly treats takes one less worry off your plate. Here are some easy, store-bought and locally sourced treats to serve at your next party or get-together.

Store-bought allergen-friendly candies (recommendations from, a food allergy awareness advocate. 

  • Dots
  • free2b Sun Cups
  • Ring Pops
  • Saf-T Pops
  • Skittles
  • Sour Patch Kids
  • Enjoy Life Foods Chocolate Minis
  • Starburst
  • AirHeads (contains soy)
  • Double Bubble Gum (soy may be present)
  • Surf Sweets gummies
  • Laffy Taffy (contains soy)
  • Swedish Fish
  • Junior Mints (contains soy, milk and egg may be present)
  • Blow Pops (contains milk, soy may be present)
  • Dum Dums (may contain soy oil)
  • Nerds (may contain egg)
  • Raisinets (contains milk and soy, may contain peanuts)
  • Rolo (contains milk and soy)
  • Tootsie rolls (contains milk and soy)


Non-food treat ideas (from the Teal Pumpkin project)

  • Bubbles
  • Mini Slinkies
  • Finger puppets
  • Glow sticks
  • Stickers
  • Playing cards
  • Bookmarks
  • Noisemakers


Where to find allergen-friendly treats in OKC


Top common food allergens

According to FARE, the following eight foods are responsible for 90% of all food allergies:

  • Cow’s milk
  • Eggs
  • Tree nuts
  • Peanuts
  • Shellfish
  • Wheat/Gluten
  • Soy
  • Fish

Find local party venues and party-planning services on our guide. For even more tips and tricks to pull off a memorable birthday party, click to learn more.

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