Are Snickers bars gluten free?
Are Snickers gluten free? This is one of the most common questions people ask when it comes to which chocolate bars they can eat on a gluten free diet.
Everyone wants to make sure that the food they are consuming is safe when gluten is a concern.
So, what are Snickers, what ingredients do they contain, and are they gluten free? Let’s take a closer look.
What are Snickers?
This chocolate bar has been around since 1930 and was originally named after the horse of the creator of the bar. Isn’t that interesting?
The combination of these ingredients makes them an irresistible treat for many people.
Snickers candy bars contain milk chocolate (sugar, cocoa butter, chocolate, skim milk, lactose, milkfat, soy lecithin), peanuts, corn syrup, sugar, palm oil, skim milk, lactose, salt, egg whites, and artificial flavor. (Source)
How are Snickers made?
Snickers are made by combining the ingredients mentioned above. The peanuts and nougat are mixed together and then spread onto a thin layer of caramel.
This is then covered with a layer of milk chocolate which is then cooled and cut into bars.
Are Snickers Gluten Free?
Yes, Snickers are gluten free. The ingredients contain no gluten and are safe for those on a gluten free diet. Make sure to read the label on the bar to see if it was manufactured in a factory that uses gluten-containing ingredients.
Are Snickers minis gluten free?
Yes, Snickers minis are gluten free just like the regular-sized chocolate bars.
Healthy Snickers Brands
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Carol Lovett is the founder of Ditch the Wheat and a Globe and Mail bestselling author of the cookbook, Ditch the Wheat. She has been eating gluten free since 2010. She loves all things food, natural living, and spiritual. She’s also a reiki master and crystal healer.