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What types of foods have nuts?

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Peanuts or tree nuts are in many foods. Take care to avoid them if you are allergic to nuts. Examples include:

  • Baked goods. Cookies, candy, pastries, pie crusts, and others
  • Candy. Chocolate candy especially; also nougat and marzipan
  • Other sweets. Ice cream, frozen desserts, puddings, and hot chocolate
  • Cereals and granola
  • Trail mix
  • Chili and soups. Peanuts or peanut butter are sometimes used as thickeners
  • Grain breads
  • Honey
  • Veggie burgers
  • Sauces. These may include barbeque sauce, hot sauce, pesto, gravy, mole sauce, glazes, or marinades.
  • Salads and salad dressing
  • Nut butters and pastes
  • Nut oils. Includes cold-pressed or expressed peanut oil, and others
  • Nut extracts, like almond extract

SOURCES:

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network: "Peanuts," Tree Nuts."

Food Allergy Initiative: "Tree Nut allergy."

KidsHealth: "Nut and Peanut Allergy."

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on September 10, 2020

SOURCES:

Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network: "Peanuts," Tree Nuts."

Food Allergy Initiative: "Tree Nut allergy."

KidsHealth: "Nut and Peanut Allergy."

Reviewed by Hansa D. Bhargava on September 10, 2020

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