A long time back in a land far away it’s said that children were given candy to shut the fork up while in church on Christmas. Someone in Germany decided to put a little religion into the candy sticks that shut kids up and made the candies hook shape to remind the children of shepherd’s hooks like from the dudes in the Noel Scene.
Some time latter someone thought that hyssop should be added to these candies (that shut kid’s the fork up in church) because hyssop was used in the old testament for purification and sacrifice. Maybe nobody wanted forking child sacrifice on their hands and possibly because mint was cheaper or probably because mint forking tasted better than hyssop they went with mint flavoring because it was similar.
Some people say the red stripe was added to symbolize Christ’s Blood.
Recently I went to the Forking Supermarket and noticed mostly all the candy canes were forking weird!
I saw Candy Canes that were filled with Pixy Stix Powder. Why would you want powder spilling out of a candy cane?
These Candy Canes are filled with SweetTart Powder.
Chocolate Mint Candy Canes sound tasty.
Dum Dum Candy Canes
Smarties Candy Canes….Would you want a Dum dum or a Smarties?
Fruit Flavored Candy Canes
Jelly Belly Candy Canes
MORE Jelly Belly Candy Canes
Merry Forking Christmas!