47 Craveable Gluten Free Snacks

Last Updated on August 8, 2023 | 0 Comments
47 gluten free snacks

The range and variety of gluten free snacks have expanded far beyond bland rice cakes and sliced vegetables thanks to the creativity and innovation of talented chefs and home cooks. Clever cooks have crafted exciting gluten free recipes to delight kids, offer healthy options on the go and to serve at parties and special gatherings. With simple swaps and easy substitutions, there are lots of sweet or savory allergy friendly snack ideas with options suitable for a variety of dietary needs and preferences. 

What are the best gluten free snack ideas for kids? What gluten free snacks are good for serving at parties? Whether cooking for little ones or preparing for a crowd, gluten free snacks provide delicious options for everyone to enjoy. From sweet treats to savory bites, here are 47 of the best gluten free snacks for any occasion. 


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Gluten Free Snacks for Kids

1. Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins

Perfect for enjoying on the weekend or as easy snacks on the go, all you need to whip up a batch of these Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins is a mixing bowl and a muffin pan. Soft, tender and bursting with juicy blueberries, these kid-friendly gluten free snacks are finished with an irresistible sweet and crunchy topping. 

Try our Gluten Free Blueberry Muffins recipe

gluten free blueberry muffins are a tender gluten free snack for kids
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2. Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls

Glazed generously with sweet frosting, these Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls are great gluten free snacks for a lazy Saturday morning or a decadent afternoon treat. The soft, fluffy rolls are bursting with aromatic swirls of cinnamon and brown sugar. 

Try our Gluten Free Cinnamon Rolls recipe

3. Mango Banana Smoothie

With bright fruit and tangy yogurt, this Mango Banana Smoothie is a sweet, colorful treat that comes together in just a few minutes. Easy to make and full of healthy ingredients, smoothies like this one are some of the quickest and most nutritious gluten free snacks for kids. 

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mango banana smoothie is a refreshing gluten free snack for kids
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4. Date Shake

Sweet, creamy and refreshing treats like this Date Shake are perfect for keeping the kids cool and satisfied on hot summer days. The milk and ice cream can easily be swapped for plant-based alternatives to make these shakes into quick vegan and gluten free snacks. 

Try our Date Shake recipe

5. Pineapple Whip

Fun and fruity Pineapple Whip is a quick and easy gluten free snack both kids and adults will love. All you need are a few ingredients and a blender to make this delicious soft serve style treat. 

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pineapple whip is an easy and creamy gluten free snack for kids
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6. Dragon Fruit Smoothie

This beautiful Dragon Fruit Smoothie is a fun and nutritious treat for kids that is packed with good-for-you ingredients like fruit, yogurt and nuts. The pretty pastel color makes these picture-perfect gluten free snacks for princess or unicorn parties, birthday celebrations and more. 

Try our Dragon Fruit Smoothie recipe

7. Air Fryer Potato Wedges

The air fryer is a lifesaver for busy parents in search of easy gluten free snacks for kids. These Air Fryer Potato Wedges can be enjoyed as a side for a meal or as a tasty snack served with ketchup or your favorite dipping sauce. 

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easy, crispy air fryer potato wedges are an easy gluten free snack
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8. Red White and Blue Popsicles

With bold layers of color and flavor, these vibrant Red White and Blue Popsicles will be the kids’ favorite gluten free snacks all through the summer. Made without refined sugar, these tasty treats are packed with berries and yogurt sweetened with a touch of honey. 

Try our Red White and Blue Popsicles recipe

9. Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Adding creamy peanut butter and chocolate to the classic version of these gluten free snacks puts a fun spin on the original with these Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats. A sprinkle of flaky salt gives these irresistible treats a sweet and salty finish. 

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peanut butter rice krispie treats are a sweet and salty gluten free snack
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10. Strawberry Milk

The fresh strawberry syrup in this bright Strawberry Milk puts the store bought version to shame with its vibrant berry color and flavor. These sweet gluten free snacks are as easy to make as they are to drink with just four ingredients. 

Try our Strawberry Milk recipe

Gluten Free Dairy Free Snacks

11. Honey Roasted Cashews

These Honey Roasted Cashews have a secret ingredient that sets them apart from average gluten free snacks. A hint of lavender gives these crunchy cashews a delicate floral note that pairs beautifully with the sweet honey. 

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honey roasted cashews are a simple and delightful gluten free dairy free snack
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12. Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies

One of the best gluten free snacks for peanut butter lovers, these Gluten Free Peanut Butter Cookies make peanut butter the star, enhanced with a sprinkling of flaky sea salt. These rich, peanut-forward treats are excellent on their own or accompanying your morning coffee. 

Try our Gluten Free Peanut Butter cookies

13. Simple Lavender Syrup for Coffee

Soothing Simple Lavender Syrup for Coffee adds a touch of tranquility to your morning latte. This aromatic gluten free snack offers a calming reprieve on busy days and is perfect for elevating coffee, tea and cocktails. 

Try our Simple Lavender Syrup for Coffee Recipe


this simple lavender syrup coffee for coffee makes an aromatic gluten free snack
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14. Apple Smoothie

Apples, pear and celery combine for this refreshing Apple Smoothie for an easy and nutritious snack. Prepping the fruit and vegetables ahead of time by hand or with the help of the food processor makes preparing these gluten free snacks even faster. 

Try our Apple Smoothie recipe

15. Paleo Brownies

Fudgy and rich with bold chocolate flavor, it’s hard to believe that these Paleo Brownies are gluten free dairy free snacks. These delicious brownies are made with paleo-friendly ingredients like almond butter and coconut sugar to create this satisfying, chocolate treat. 

Try our Paleo Brownies recipe

fudgy paleo brownies are a gluten free diary free chocolate snack
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16. Gluten Free Banana Muffins with Chocolate Chips

These allergy-friendly Gluten Free Banana Muffins with Chocolate Chips are the ultimate gluten free dairy free snacks. This tried and true combination of bananas and chocolate is also vegan and made without nuts. 

Try our Gluten Free Banana Muffins with Chocolate Chips recipe

17. Pistachio Latte

Upgrade your average latte with smooth and nutty pistachio milk. This Pistachio Latte features homemade, dairy free nut milk and pistachio syrup to create a delicious alternative to classic dairy lattes. 

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pistachio latte is a nutty and comforting gluten free dairy free snack
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18. Blueberry Almond Snack Bars 

Crunchy, nutty and sweet, the Blueberry Almond Snack Bars by Sally’s Baking Addiction are convenient and tasty gluten free snack ideas. Whether on the go or to satisfy hungry kids, you will be glad to have these easy treats on hand.

19. Mini Apple Butter Pop Tarts 

Nostalgic and vegan, the Mini Apple Butter Pop Tarts from Minimalist Baker feature a versatile gluten free pastry dough. Savor the cozy apple butter filling or get creative with your favorite flavor combinations in these fun gluten free snacks.

mini apple butter pop tarts are a beautiful autumnal dairy free snack
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Healthy Gluten Free Snacks

20. Granola Butter

This spiced Granola Butter is a versatile topping for a variety of gluten free snacks, breakfasts and desserts from pancakes and toast to fruit and ice cream. Reminiscent of the popular cookie butter, this lighter version of the fragrant spread is free of gluten, dairy and nuts.

Try our Granola Butter recipe

21. Gluten Free Granola

Packed with nuts and seeds, this Gluten Free Granola is a versatile option for gluten free snacks. Enjoy this slightly sweet and nutty mix on its own or over yogurt for a healthy snack.

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this gluten free granola is a versatile snack
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22. Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs

Quick and hassle-free, Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs eliminate the need for boiling water to make these protein-rich, gluten free snacks. Plunge the cooked eggs in an ice bath for easy peeling. 

Try our Air Fryer Hard Boiled Eggs recipe

23. Avocado Brownies

Chewy, fudgy Avocado Brownies put a healthier twist on traditional brownies. These gluten free snacks are packed with healthy fats, protein and antioxidants. 

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avocado brownies are a fudgy healthier gluten free snack
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24. Chickpea Cookie Dough

For a creamy, chocolatey treat that feels indulgent, try this Chickpea Cookie Dough. Packed with protein and no added refined sugar, this tasty snack is also gluten free and vegan.

Try our Chickpea Cookie Dough recipe

25. Chia Seed Smoothie

Full of nutritious ingredients, this Chia Seed Smoothie is the perfect healthy snack to keep you satisfied between meals. This recipe also includes a convenient guide for creating your own interpretation of this well-balanced smoothie. 

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chia seed smoothie is a satisfying healthy gluten free snack
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26. Cauliflower Chips

For healthy gluten free snacks that satisfy that crunchy craving, try these crisp and cheesy Cauliflower Chips. You only need a few ingredients to make this flavorful, keto-friendly snack. 

Try our Cauliflower Chips recipe

27. Keto Chicken Salad

Easy to make ahead, Keto Chicken Salad is an excellent base for a variety of gluten free snacks, lunches or meal prep. Serve this hearty chicken salad with gluten free crackers or cucumber slices, in a lettuce cup or over salad. 

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keto chicken salad is an easy make ahead gluten free snack
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28. Healthy Seed Crackers 

Skip the store bought version for these Healthy Seed Crackers by Clean Eating Kitchen that are loaded with fiber and nutrient-rich ingredients. These customizable crackers are easy to make and allergy-friendly gluten free snacks. 

Gluten Free Party Snacks

29. Gluten Free Ginger Cookies

With three forms of ginger in the dough, these fragrant Gluten Free Ginger Cookies offer a bold punch of flavor. The warm spices in these aromatic cookies make them perfect gluten free snacks to bring to a holiday party. 

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gluten free ginger cookies offer a bold punch of flavor
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30. Mustard Dip for Pretzels

This creamy Mustard Dip for Pretzels is a crowd-pleaser for all types of gatherings from tailgates and barbecues to holiday celebrations. The sweet, spicy and savory flavors blend into a well-balanced sauce for all of your favorite gluten free snacks. 

Try our Mustard Dip for Pretzels

31. Blistered Shishito Peppers

Spice up the occasion with these Blistered Shishito Peppers for gluten free snacks with a kick. The generally mild peppers are charred and enhanced with a bright hit of lemon juice and the crunch of flaky salt. 

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blistered shishito peppers are a gluten free party snack with a kick
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32. Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

Quick and crispy Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower makes perfect spicy, gluten free snacks for game day. Ready in twenty minutes, it’s easy to satisfy hungry crowds with this gluten free and vegetarian recipe. 

Try our Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower recipe

33. Street Corn Dip

The popular Mexican street snack becomes a scoopable dip with this crowd-pleasing gluten free dish. Spicy, zesty, sweet and savory Street Corn Dip is a fun and flavorful addition to barbecues, potlucks and other festive gatherings.

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street corn dip is a flavorful gluten free party snack
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34. Mango Avocado Salsa

This colorful and fruity Mango and Avocado Salsa is a vibrant addition to festive gatherings. A refreshing accompaniment to gluten free snacks or bite-sized canapes, serve this bright dip with gluten free tortilla chips or paired with seafood. 

Try our Mango Avocado Salsa recipe

35. Honey Roasted Pecans

These three-ingredient Honey Roasted Pecans make tasty gluten free snacks or party favors. Buttery pecans are toasted in browned butter and honey sauce for a sweet and crunchy snack or topping for ice cream, yogurt or cupcakes.

Try our Honey Roasted Pecans recipe


honey roasted pecans are a sweet and buttery gluten free party snack
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36. Honey Roasted Peanuts

Balancing salty and sweet, these homemade Honey Roasted Peanuts keep things interesting with a spicy hint of cayenne. You will want to make a big batch of these gluten free snacks to serve on game day, at holiday parties and give as edible gifts. 

Try our Honey Roasted Peanuts recipe

37. Agua de Horchata

A refreshing beverage from Mexico, Agua de Horchata is a rice-based drink spiced with cinnamon and vanilla. Serve this light and creamy beverage to keep guests cool and happy at summer barbecues, tailgates and other warm-weather occasions. 

Try our Agua de Horchata recipe


light and creamy agua de horchata is a refreshing gluten free party snack
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38. Chocolate Almond Bark

It’s easy to impress with this shiny and crisp Chocolate Almond Bark. This decadent two-ingredient treat makes delicious gluten free snacks as well as elegant gifts and party favors. 

Try our Chocolate Almond Bark recipe

39. Easter Deviled Eggs

Deviled eggs are classic gluten free snacks found on holiday tables all year round. Fill your deviled egg dish with these multicolored Easter Deviled Eggs for a bright addition to your festive table.   until golden brown.

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easter deviled eggs are a tangy, colorful gluten free party snack
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Vegan Gluten Free Snacks

40. Black Bean Hummus

This creamy Black Bean Hummus is a protein-packed addition to gluten free snacks like pretzels, tortilla chips or sliced vegetables. Whip up a batch for easy grab and go snacks throughout the week or to serve as a vegan and gluten free option at parties. 

Try our Black Bean Hummus recipe 

41. Almond Flour Banana Muffins

Topped with crunchy oats, sliced banana and a drizzle of almond butter, these vegan Almond Flour Banana Muffins are beautiful and satisfying gluten free snacks that are surprisingly easy to make. Enjoy these tender, slightly nutty muffins at home or on the go. 

Try our Almond Flour Banana Muffins recipe 


almond flour banana muffins are tender, vegan and gluten free
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42. Turmeric Latte

This dairy free Turmeric Latte packs a unique punch of flavor from its bold ginger, warm cinnamon and rich coconut. Frothy and delicately sweet, this cozy latte is an excellent way to spice up your typical morning brew. 

Try our Turmeric Latte recipe

43. Macadamia Nut Butter

Change up the usual dairy spread and nut butter line up for this decadent and delicious Macadamia Nut Butter, spiced with cinnamon and maple syrup. Try this creamy spread with gluten free snacks or breakfasts such as seed crackers, scones, waffles, English muffins, toast and more. 

Try our Macadamia Nut Butter recipe


macadamia nut butter is a light and healthy vegan gluten free snack
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44. Vegan Hot Chocolate

Dark chocolate and cacao blend with creamy oat milk to create this comforting Vegan Hot Chocolate. Top this warm, rich beverage with fluffy coconut whipped cream and chocolate shavings for a festive holiday treat. 

Try our Vegan Hot Chocolate recipe

45. Keto Guacamole

Tangy Keto Guacamole is a quick and flavorful dip or spread for gluten free snacks from tortilla chips to lettuce wraps. Pro-tip: get the most out of your limes by massaging them on the counter or microwaving for a few seconds to increase the yield of juice. 

Try our Keto Guacamole recipe


keto guacamole is a flavorful gluten free party snack
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46. Spicy Edamame

Reminiscent of a popular Japanese appetizer, this Spicy Edamame balances salt, sweet and spice for a tantalizing flavor sensation. These gluten free snacks require only four ingredients for a quick and satisfying umami bite. 

Try our Spicy Edamame recipe

47. Energy Balls

These Energy Balls from Well Plated by Erin are some of the best gluten free snacks for convenience and customization. The sweet, no-bake bites can be thrown together in a matter of minutes for quick, portable snacks in a variety of flavor combinations. Start with a base of oats, nut butter and sweetener then add your favorite mix-ins to create personalized versions to suit your taste and the season such as classic trail mix or festive pumpkin spice.

easy energy balls are a healthy vegan gluten free snack
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From healthy gluten free snacks that keep you satisfied to cozy gluten free treats that warm the soul, these allergy friendly recipes showcase the exciting range and diversity of gluten free cooking.

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