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12 Weird Candy Cane Flavors to Try This Year

This holiday season, fill your Christmas stockings with eccentric candy cane flavors, like bacon and pickle.

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Bacon Candy CanesVIA WALMART.COM

Bacon Candy Canes

Bacon enthusiasts, this one’s for you! You can find bacon-flavored candy canes on Amazon 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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Funfetti Candycane Via Redstonefoods.com

Funfetti Candy Canes

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 lineup.

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Pickle Candycanevia amazon.com

Pickle Candy Canes

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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Froot Loops CandycaneVIA GALERIECANDY.COM

Froot Loops Candy Canes

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 Candy CanesVIA MCPHEE.COM

Mac & Cheese Candy Canes

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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Shiitake Mushroom CandycaneVIA AMAZON.COM

Shiitake Mushroom Candy Canes

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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Hot Tamales Candy Canesvia amazon.com

Hot Tamales Candy Canes

This is definitely one way to wake yourself up after a late Christmas Eve party. These spicy, cinnamon-flavored candy canes are perfect with a morning cup of joe—or any time of the day!


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Etchup Candy Canevia amazon.com

Ketchup Candy Canes

Everyone’s favorite tomato-flavored condiment obviously had to make this list. While we don’t have French fry-flavored candy canes to go with these, these ketchup-flavored candy canes are pretty great stocking stuffers on their own.

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Pho Candy Canesvia mcphee.com

Pho Candy Canes

We can’t get enough of pho in the winter—but we definitely never thought this rich, herby soup would be part of this lineup of candy cane flavors. If you’re as curious about it as we are, pick up a box of these pho-flavored candy canes ASAP.

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Hamdy Candy Canesvia amazon.com

Ham Candy Canes

What’s bacon without ham? Have a full breakfast, candy cane-style, by adding these ham-flavored candy canes to the mix. Just make sure you don’t mix this pink and white striped candy with the more traditional flavors!


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Clam Cansycanevia amazon.com

Clam Candy Canes

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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Oreo Candycanevia amazon.com

Oreo Candy Canes

Oreo candy canes are 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.

Want to make your own? Here’s how to make candy canes.

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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.