Whether you’re hosting a ghoulish gathering or awaiting witches and gypsies at your front door, you’d like to offer guiltless goodies, free of truly scary artificial colors, refined sweeteners, or preservatives. Fill your little goblins’ bags with these all-natural treats, available at most natural foods stores.
Brown Family Farm Pure Maple Candy
Nothing added, genuine New England maple syrup, formed into melt-in-your-mouth bites.
Endangered Species Chocolate Bug Bites
Fair Trade milk or dark chocolate, plus a groovy insect trading card.
The Ginger People Ginger Chews
Superchewy and snappy! Made with real ginger. Look for Original, Peanut, and Spicy Apple flavors.
Madhava Honey Stix
Kid-friendly straws of unfiltered honey, flavored with cherry, cinnamon, clover, grape, lemon, orange, peppermint, raspberry, or strawberry.
Newman’s Own Organics Peanut Butter Cups
A three-pack of chocolate rounds filled with creamy peanut butter. Trans-fat-free and organic.
Stretch Island Fruit Leather
It’s 100 percent fruit, sweetened with juice, with no fake colors. Zippy options include Chunky Cherry, Great Grape, and Mucho Mango.
A terrific alternative to artificially colored M&Ms. Tasty chocolate coated with a candy shell, naturally colored with beet juice, beta-carotene, and caramel. Original, peanut, or almond.