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11 Weird Candy Cane Flavors to Try This Year

This holiday season, fill your Christmas stockings with eccentric candy canes.

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Turns out you can transform Funfetti cake into just about anything! After Funfetti ice cream, it’s time for Funfetti candy canes to join the line-up. If they taste anything like the vanilla-flavored cake, these are sure to be a favorite for Christmas.

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We can all agree that homemade pizza is one of the best foods ever. It’s cheesy, saucy and everything one could ever need in a single bite. Now, pizza fans can get a ‘za fix by munching on pizza-flavored candy canes from Archie McPhee.

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Fancy Pickle flavored Candy Canes, 3.8 OZvia


You can now enjoy the tangy taste of pickle candy canes. People who can’t get enough of pickle-flavored foods will get a kick out of finding this candy in their stocking. The pickle candy canes are kind of a big dill, so pucker up!

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Archie McPhee Rotisserie Chicken Candy Canesvia

Rotisserie Chicken

This flavor has been around for a while. Whether you gift a box of chicken candy canes to someone as a silly prank or you truly enjoy the flavor, well…that’s your call.

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Froot Loops Candy Canesvia

Froot Loops

Toucan Sam agrees that Froot Loops candy canes may be one of the best weird candy cane flavors out there. The brightly-colored canes not only taste just like the breakfast cereal; they also make simple Christmas tree ornaments.

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Mac & Cheese

One of the best comfort foods ever is now available as a funky candy cane flavor. As stated on the Archie McPhee website, “Macaroni and cheese has become a holiday family tradition in many parts of the country, so why not let our holiday candy reflect that?” Guess we’ll have to give it a whirl…

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Shitake Mushroom Candy Canesvia

Shiitake Mushroom

Shiitakes taste delicious in stir fry and soups. But…how do they taste as a candy cane? Archie McPhee says, “After all, we know Santa is a fungi with mushroom in his heart for holiday spirit.” The Christmas puns make us feel strangely fond of this flavor.

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Archie McPhee Coffee Flavored Candy Canes, 6 Countvia


Here’s a weird candy cane flavor that we can all support! The coffee candy canes taste similar to a freshly brewed cup o’ joe, minus the caffeine. This is perfect to leave out for Santa Claus, especially after he’s been up delivering presents all night.

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Bacon Flavored Candy Canesvia


Bacon enthusiasts, this one’s for you! You can find bacon-flavored candy canes at Walmart for the holidays. The box promises the smoky, savory flavor of a crispy piece of bacon—so we’re going to pick ’em up as a stocking stuffer.

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Clam Candy Canes: Box of 6via


Here’s a Christmas treat for seafood lovers: clam-flavored candy canes. Or should we say, clamdy canes? The unique flavor is advertised as “one shell of a candy,” but we’re relieved it only comes six to a box.

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Candy Canes Oreo Cookie Flavor 12 Countvia


We hope Oreo candy canes will be back for Christmas 2021! You don’t need to dunk in milk, but we’re not saying you can’t. Psst…These would be awesome in this Oreo and candy cane chocolate bark.

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Ceara Milligan
Ceara “Kiwi” Milligan is a professional marketing strategist and copywriter who is proud to call Milwaukee home. She loves baking, cooking, writing, listening to music, dancing, playing and hosting trivia, watching college basketball (Go Marquette!), telling lame jokes, and petting every dog that crosses her path.
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