every year there are more options to choose from! this list includes some of our favorite Vegan Halloween Candy and Alternatives to candy.
originally published October 2010 - updated October 2019
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Vegan Candy List
Do you like to answer the door for trick or treaters?
We love it, and often dress up, make some appetizers and cocktails, and invite friends over.
To the trick or treaters, we offer allergy friendly candy and non candy alternatives. I am continually surprised that as much as the kids love the candy, they also really like the non candy options!
We LOVE Halloween. We have an extensive costume closet, and love to go to costume parties. Portland just knows how to do Halloween, and we celebrate most of the month. Our dogs even get into the spirit. We call the dachshunds our Halloweenies.
Basil dachshund actually LOVED this Dog Skeleton Costume. It's like a comfy pajama.
Planning a Halloween party and looking for activities? These Pumpkin Carving Ideas will help!
Because we have dogs, you can usually find us at home on Halloween night. Honestly, there is NO PLACE I'd rather be, because I also love greeting trick or treaters!
Halloween Dinner Recipes
Need Halloween Dinner ideas? Our Bell Pepper Pumpkins have been a hit for a decade! See all the recipes.
What Makes Candy Not Vegan?
- Dairy is one of the most common ingredients in chocolate and candy.
- Honey is another non vegan sweetener used often in candies.
- Egg White is a less common ingredient, but is used for texture (taffy, candy corn).
- Gelatin is another common ingredient that is not vegan.
- Carmine is an insect derived pigment used for color.
- Lac Resin / Shellac is also from insects, and is used for food glaze / shine.
Vegan Halloween Candy and Alternatives
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