Our 10 Best Gluten-Free Snack Ideas

updated May 24, 2023
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If you’re gluten-free, you know there are a multitude of diet-appropriate snacks on the shelves for you these days. However, if you’re willing to spend a little time in the kitchen, you can make a handful of snacks that will blow all the store-bought ones out of the water. Whether you’re craving something salty or something sweet, these 10 snack recipes will satisfy your mid-afternoon hunger.

Gluten-Free Snacks

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Chicago-Style Popcorn

This is the ultimate snack when you can’t decide whether you want something sweet or savory. Both caramel and cheddar popcorn join forces here to please both cravings.

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Smoked Almond Snack Bars
This recipe for savory snack bars has a smoky barbecue flavor with lots of crunchy, toasted nuts and seeds to get you through to dinner.
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3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Fruit Dip
A quick and easy recipe for peanut butter fruit dip made with Greek yogurt and honey.
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4-Ingredient Chocolate Banana Coconut Cookies
These banana-coconut cookies are the easiest snack option for those 3 p.m. munchies. Hold on to those brown bananas — they're just what this recipe needs.
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How To Make Crispy Roasted Chickpeas in the Oven
If you haven't yet been introduced to this snack, please allow me to do the honors. Here is our step-by-step recipe for roasting chickpeas in the oven.
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White Bean Artichoke Dip

Blend a can of white beans and a can of artichokes together with some garlic and lemon juice and you have a creamy dip that’s perfect paired with gluten-free crackers or crudité.

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Pepperoni Chips
An easy recipe for crispy, gluten-free pepperoni chips.
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Vanilla Cashew Clusters
A recipe for lightly sweetened cashew clusters that make a healthy snack or topping for yogurt or ice cream.
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Creamy Avocado Dip
A quick and easy recipe for 3-ingredient avocado and goat cheese dip.
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How To Make Old-Fashioned Date Bars
These bars have 4 major ingredients — dates, oats, butter, and a bit of brown sugar — and come together in about the time it takes the oven to preheat.
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