Spooky season is here once again and that means it’s time to break out the candy for Halloween. Whether young or old, chocoholics or sweet tooths, we’ve searched beyond the crypt to deliver a little something for everyone. Here’s a list of plant-based and vegan-friendly treats that the whole neighbourhood can enjoy. Remember, sharing is caring!

Plant-based & Vegan Candy

We’ve complied a list of vegan-friendly candy for plant-based trick-or-treaters that are free from animal-derived ingredients. As always, be sure to double check for gelatin, colourings, any added eggs, milk or other animal or insect-based ingredients when buying.

Pana Organic Chocolate: Dairy-free, organic and delicious. The range includes favourites hazelnut, salted caramel, mint, raspberry and more. Be sure to check out their ice-creams too!

Red Vines: Strap in for some delicious licorice (say that ten times fast). These twists are made without animal ingredients and are a classic addition to any candy bag.

Kresho: Feeling generous or looking to impress? Kresho bar’s are a mouth-watering chocolate-covered almond nougat bar that is 100% vegan and 100% yummy.

Dandies: Perfectly pillowy marshmallows that are also free from gelatin, gluten, artificial flavours and colouring.

Enjoy Life Chocolate Minis: Dairy-free, nut-free, gluten-free and soy-free chocolates that are made with rice milk and the perfect size for sharing amongst fellow ghouls!

Prefer To Make Your Own?

Looking to get creative in the kitchen this Halloween? We’ve got you sorted. Here’s some fun and tasty recipes that are perfect for the spooky season (and beyond!).

Pillowy Pumpkin Snickerdoodles: These vegan and gluten-free cookies are just the right snack for the holiday season. Not only are they infused with delicious pumpkin, but they make for awesome decorative treats when paired with some black or white icing.

Fall-time cookies. Source: Minimalist Baker.

Healthy Gummy Fruit Snacks: Fork and Beans have a sweet and nutritious alternative to gelatin-based gummy bears. These little bears are Agar-based and are a great option for those looking for a healthier snack. Just thirty minutes is all it takes to make a mini-army of gummy goodness.

Gummy fruit snacks. Source: Fork and Beans.

Vegan Candy Corn: A classic that can be made 100% vegan-friendly! It’s deceptively easy – all it takes is a handful of ingredients, some shaping and baking and 30 minutes later you too will have a bunch of candy corn to call your own.

Vegan candy corn. Source: Tablespoon.

Did we miss anything? Let us know your favourites as we are always on the lookout for new vegan and plant-based treats each year! 👻

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