There’s a new gross candy cane variety in town, and it’s giving those mac and cheese-flavored holiday treats a run for their money, which is an impressive feat!
Archie McPhee’s, the same company behind those mac and cheese candy canes, has potentially outdone itself with its latest release – rotisserie chicken candy canes. Per the company website, these candies come in a set of six and share a color scheme and flavor profile with a traditional rotisserie chicken. Yes, you read that right.
The yellow and brown-stripped sugar sticks, which are designed to look like “crispy chicken skin” have the “same savory flavor” one would expect to find when biting into a nice, juicy chicken, “with sweet mixed in.” The description boasts, “Forget the turkey, start a new Christmas tradition [with] Rotisserie Chicken Candy Canes!”
In a playful nod to the bizarre flavor, the Washington state-based candy company also encourages people to give the unique candy canes a shot before counting them out completely, writing, “You’ll wanna try these, unless you’re a chicken.”
And though it would be logical to assume that a candy cane created to taste like chicken would be wildly unpopular, the opposite appears to be true. In fact, a rule on the Archie McPhee’s website states, “Because of their extreme popularity, we are limiting Rotisserie Chicken Candy Canes to a maximum of five per customer.”
What’s more? If you’re looking for something to go with the chicken and mac and cheese-flavored candy canes, Archie McPhee’s has you covered. The weird candy producer also makes candy canes that taste like clams, (“Clammy Canes”) bacon, pickles, coal and fire and brimstone.
“Please stop,” wrote one Twitter user. Added another: “Do not want.”
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