5 Easy Gluten Free Back to School Treats

September 8, 2011

Apples are a perfect autumn treat! In the 19th and 20th centuries, a polished apple was considered a traditional gift given to teachers, possibly as edible compensation to poorly paid educators. Still, the image persists, and gave rise to the term "apple polisher" (think bootlicker), coined in the 1920s. In any case, apples are great treats for students and teachers, so send your kids to school with a few allergy friendly apple-themed treats! 

Candied Apples
Allergy friendy: gluten and dairy free, eggless and vegan!

Red Apple Rice Krispies' Treats
Using the recently released Gluten Free Rice Krispies cereal, these red apple-shaped marshmallow treats are perfect for the whole class! Allergy friendly: dairy free, eggless, gluten/free & nut free =)

Apple Oreo Pops
This super simple treat involves very little preparation! Gluten free oreos + popsicle sticks + candy melts (Wilton brand is gluten free!) 

Apple Oreo Cheesecake Truffles
Gluten free oreos and cream cheese make the truffles, dip them in chocolate or - for this recipe - those candy melts, add a gluten free pretzel stem and voila! you have a super cute snack! 

Adorable Apple Cupcakes
Straight from the Queen of Crafting, Martha Stewart, these cupcakes are a perfect dessert.

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