Are Cheetos Gluten-Free?

glutenfreechart9 Gluten-Free Confidence Score: 9/10

Yes, Cheetos are gluten-free (at least in the US) and Frito Lay lists them on their list of US gluten-free products. Because they are not certified gluten-free we cannot assign them a 10/10 confidence score.

The following Cheetos flavors/variations are also listed as gluten-free:

CHEETOS® Crunchy Cheddar Jalapeno Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Crunchy Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Crunchy FLAMIN’ HOT® Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Crunchy FLAMIN’ HOT® Limon Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Crunchy XXtra FLAMIN’ HOT® Flavored Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Oven Baked Crunchy Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Oven Baked Crunchy FLAMIN’ HOT® Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Puffs Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Puffs FLAMIN’ HOT® Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Puffs FLAMIN’ HOT® Reduced Fat Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Puffs Reduced Fat Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Puffs Simply White Cheddar Cheese Flavored Snacks
CHEETOS® Puffs Simply White Cheddar Flavored Puffy Puffed Corn Snacks


  • Marvin L Eason

    whew lol.

  • Jean

    Many of their products do, however, contain MSG, so for those who also have that sensitivity…. I have also found that they do cause intestinal issues for me, so I’m not sure what else they contain that’s hidden in the numerous ingredients.

  • Ashley Valdez

    But they have whey protein concentrate isn’t whey gluten?

    • Karen Grace

      Whey is a by product of milk, not wheat. It is the liquid that remains after making cheese. They dehydrate it to create a concentrated powder.

  • Fern

    I am eating them now. Love my Cheetos. Diagnosed Aug 2006. Its under 20ppms that all I can handle. I get sick for a month. The cheese sometime causes me an issue since I am casein intolerant.

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