Mamas of tots with dairy, nut or egg allergies have a tough time of it when attending birthday parties or simply looking for a baked good to snack on during the day. Most allergy-free packaged goods are lacking flavor and substance and are better left untouched. Home Free Treats puts an end to that kind of thinking. Though the goodies are baked without peanuts, tree nuts, eggs, wheat or dairy in a kitchen with all new appliances and a separate delivery area (providing space for deliveries to be wiped down before entering the cooking area), they taste great! Their organic, whole-grain filled cookies and cakes don't even contain high fructose corn syrup, making them desirable to moms who are also looking out for the wee ones' general health too.
When I first cracked open a box of Home Free's peanut-free, tree-nut-free, egg-free, and dairy-free cookies, I thought: what poor person has all of those food allergies combined? I couldn't quite figure out the target market. But now I think I have it figured out. These organic cookies are meant for moms who want to serve treats guaranteed safe for any kid, whatever her allergy.
I'm skeptical about how big that audience really is, but for healthy sweets, these were pretty impressive. I tried two varieties: the soft oatmeal cookies and the mini chocolate chip cookies. Both had minor faults, but they were also much tastier than I expected. For my thoughts, read more