Peanut and Tree Nut Free Snack List-

As we come up on the new school year next month, you may be thinking about what to send with your child for snacks and lunch. I’ve been making a list for my daughter’s school about some snacks that are nut free, that all preschoolers can enjoy. They range from organic (which I prefer, but as we all know, can be expensive) to conventional brands. Please post a comment and let me know if there are any you know about that I have missed.

These snacks should not contain peanuts, tree nuts or facility warnings, in my experience. Please let me know if you find anything different.

Robert’s American Gourmet: Pirate’s Booty, Veggie Booty, Tings, Smart Puffs, Soy Crisps

Kashi TLC Crackers: Any Flavor

Wheat Thins and Triscuits by Nabisco

Shaw’s Brand Pretzels (no flavor)

Cheeze Its by Sunshine

Tortilla Chips by Guiltless Gourmet, Green Mountain Gringo, Tostitos, Kettle Chips

Calbee Snapea Crisps

Earth Bound Farms Organic Raisins

FruitaBu Organic Smooshed Fruit

Any fruit

Any veggies

Annies Goddess Dressing

Annies Cowgirl Ranch Dressing

SunButter by Sun Gold Foods (peanut butter replacement, available at Berlin Shaws, very good and healthy)

Goldfish Crackers (plain, cheddar cheese and whole wheat)

Popcorn with butter and salt (please make butter isn’t contaminated with peanut butter)

Smart popcorn (cheddar cheese)



Cheerios (not Honey Nut cheerios) and Purely Os by Cascadian Farms

Honey Maid Graham Crackers and Graham Snacks

8 Responses to Peanut and Tree Nut Free Snack List-

  1. Maria July 21, 2008 at 6:50 pm #

    I actually like the 365 Fruit strips better than fruitabu smooshed fruit (and they're cheaper). Not sure on their factory though… maybe contamination?

  2. Jennifer B July 22, 2008 at 7:23 am #

    What are your criteria for the nut-free snack list? Does the item only need to not have nuts or peanuts as ingredients? Or do you consider a tree nut-free and peanut-free manufacturing facility as criteria as well? It's tricky because everyone has different comfort levels. I basically stick to things only made in peanut-free and tree-nut free facilities but we have friends at school who have allergies and they eat things from the supermarket bakery.

  3. Katy Farber July 23, 2008 at 10:39 pm #

    Hi Jennifer,Sorry, I should have said that in the post. Yes, I mean these snacks do not have tree-nuts, peanuts, and manufacturer/facility warnings. I'll try to add that to the post. thanks for clarifying!

  4. Anonymous September 1, 2010 at 6:24 am #

    Thank you for putting this list out there. We have to take snacks for my daughter's cross country meets and one of the mom's mentioned her child has a peanut allergy. This list will really help.

  5. paul June 2, 2011 at 12:38 am #

    Thanks for sharing that list. Eating those snacks can definitely help you stay healthy.Vitamins Canada

  6. Kimberly Kennedy August 6, 2015 at 3:51 pm #

    Just an FYI Calabee green pea crisps does not say they have any nuts but my son had a reaction and so have a few others online. Just a heads up

    • Alison December 18, 2016 at 10:14 pm #

      My son just had a reaction to these tonight. It was super scary! !!

  7. Alison December 18, 2016 at 10:14 pm #

    My peanut allergic son just had a reaction to Snap Pea Crisps. It was so scary, especially because it says nothing about peanuts on the package. Beware of this if you have a child with a peanut allergy.

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