14 Gluten-Free Snacks Kids Love
These gluten-free snacks for kids are so good, your family will be begging for more. Plus, each product can be purchased with just one click!
A walk down any chip or cookie aisle at the grocery store will quickly reveal how difficult it can be to find gluten-free snacks for kids. Recently, though, more brands have been dreaming up gluten-free goodies for those who live with an allergy—and they’re selling them on Amazon at a great price. Check out our favorite gluten-free snacks that are perfect for healthy back-to-school lunches. (Then sign up for our gluten-free newsletter for weekly advice.)
Any bunny-shaped treat is already bound to be a big hit for kids, but these organic fruit snacks are equal parts adorable and delicious. Vitamin C and real fruit juice star in This variety pack ($15 for 24) comes with four flavors—strawberry, berry, tropical and citrus. Introduce your kids to even more fruit flavors with rainbow fruit toast—on gluten-free bread, of course!
It’s not always easy for parents to pack their children hassle-free snacks for the car ride—especially when they’re on-the-go from one event to the next. Thankfully, unsweetened applesauce pouches ($10 for 20) make the perfect mess-free, convenient snack.
For a sweet snack, pack your kiddo a few SmashMallows Marshmallows ($32 for 6). Each pack comes in delicious, unique flavors like cookie dough, churro and toasted vanilla. They’re a staff fave.
These gluten-free pretzel sticks ($12 for 24) are a stellar alternative to traditional wheat-based pretzels—and our editors agree they’re even crunchier! They’re low in fat, and each bag has only 100 calories. Psst: Upgrade this snack with a little chocolate!
Vegetables aren’t always a big hit with kids (unless you make them extra kid-friendly and delicious, of course) but these sea salt-flavored veggie straws ($20 for 24) are a huge exception. These chip alternatives are created from garden-grown potatoes.
Kids won’t miss fried potato chips while they’re munching on these healthy flavored popped corn snacks ($13 for 18). Each order comes with three flavors: sea salt, white cheddar and kettle corn flavors—all drizzled in sunflower oil.
Sure, you could bake a homemade gluten-free treat from scratch. But if you’re low on time, these birthday-cake flavored cookies ($20 for 3) will do just fine. They’re the gluten-free version of a sandwich cookie—and it doesn’t need to be your kiddo’s birthday to dig in.
Chips might not be the first food item that comes to mind while thinking of an apple—but crunchy apple chips ($24 for 24) are the snack kids never knew they wanted. Every bag is made from a different type of apple, from fuji to red to cinnamon. Can’t get enough apples? Try baking some of these incredible apple recipes.
These strawberry fruit rolls ($11 for 12) are full of sweet flavors, without any concentrates, preservatives or added sugar. Bonus: They’re baked to maintain all of the fruit’s minerals, vitamins and fiber.
These soft, gluten-free blueberry oat bars ($15 for 3) are also free of nuts and dairy. Between the gluten-free oats, dried blueberries, sunflower seeds, organic vanilla and cinnamon, these are a no-brainer when it comes to healthy, tasty snacks for kids.
At snack time, kids might not always reach for a hearty bowl of fruit salad, but these real fruit bars ($17 for 12) are hard to resist. Each bar contains an apple, then adds other fruit ingredients like blueberries, strawberries and mangoes.
There are few things in life better than a freshly baked good—and these soft baked cookies ($21 for 6) are no different. Every box contains a dozen nut-free, gluten-free, vegan cookies, with flavors like traditional chocolate chip, double chocolate brownie, gingerbread spice and snickerdoodle.
These mixed berry fruit ropes ($10 for 18) don’t need to be refrigerated, prepped or washed, but still offer similar nutritional benefits to regular fruit. Made from fruit puree concentrate, the ropes especially serve as an excellent source of vitamin C for kids.
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