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28 Quirky Candy Creations

From Edible Sea Glass to Street Food-Inspired Candies

— July 26, 2016 — Lifestyle
Ever since Gene Wilder immortalized Roald Dahl's fantastical eponymous character in the 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory' film, quirky candy has been a draw for confection lovers everywhere. There's something playful, childish, and freeing about inventing bizarre, interesting or amazing sweets that captivate both kids and adults alike.

That said, though candy is superficially for kids, there are nonetheless certain treats more clearly targeted toward nostalgic adults than children. One would be pretty hard-pressed to find a kid who has any inclination for vegan licorice candies, for example. And many quirky candy options riff on a product that children can't even legally consume: alcohol. Be it carbonated prosecco candies, mulled wine gummies, or homemade spiked suckers, alcoholic candies are the ultimate blend of adult and childish indulgence.

But, then again, there are quirky candy choices that don't easily apply to any age group -- beefy cheese candies are a prime culprit in this category.
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Spicy Lemon Candies
Spicy Lemon Candies
The Pica Limon Hot Powder Candy Focuses on Being Sweet and Spicy
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Edible Sea Glass
Edible Sea Glass
Andie's Specialty Shop Creates Colorful Glass Replicas Out of Candy
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Cake-Inspired Caramels
Cake-Inspired Caramels
This Flavored Caramel from Liddabit Sweets Tastes Like Carrot Cake
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25
Edible Elephant Pops
Edible Elephant Pops
These Festive Cake Pops are Shaped Like Whimsical Circus Animals
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Healthy Chocolate Egg Treats
Healthy Chocolate Egg Treats
These Wholesome Reese's Peanut Butter Balls are Homemade
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23
Carrot Cake-Flavored Chocolates
Carrot Cake-Flavored Chocolates
This Iconic Candy Now Comes in a Special Easter Flavor
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Juiced Citrus Marshmallows
Juiced Citrus Marshmallows
These Homemade Candies are Infused with Fresh Blood Orange Flavor
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21
Candied Bacon Lollipos
Candied Bacon Lollipos
This Savory Lollipop Flavor is Comprised of a Fried Meat Centre
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Vegan Licorice Candies
Vegan Licorice Candies
These Natural Licorice Candies Come in a Variety of Different Flavors
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Spicy Chocolate Wedges
Spicy Chocolate Wedges
These Spicy Sweets are Infused with Real Tabasco Sauce
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18
Mulled Wine Candies
Mulled Wine Candies
This Unique Candy Flavor Reminds of Brewed Red Wine and Winter Spices
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Cake-Flavored Candy Bars
Cake-Flavored Candy Bars
These Chocolate Candy Bars Take Inspiration from Dessert Flavors
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Beefy Cheese Candies
Beefy Cheese Candies
Micarna's Meat and Cheese Candies Boast a Savory Flavor
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Street Food-Inspired Candies
Street Food-Inspired Candies
The Vero Elotes Lollipop Candy is Inspired by the Mexican Street Food
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Artistic Junk Food Creations
Artistic Junk Food Creations
Jacques La Merde's Images Converts Packaged Food into Upscale Meals
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Tamarind Pulp Candies
Tamarind Pulp Candies
This Mexican Candy by de la Rosa Has a Sweet and Spicy Flavor
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12
Disguised Dessert Sushi
Disguised Dessert Sushi
These Bento Box Sushi Pieces are Made out of Sweet Cake Pop Flavors
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Honey-Filled Chocolates
Honey-Filled Chocolates
Heavenly Organics' Chocolate Honey Patties Boast Two to Four Ingredients
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10
Marshmallow-Filled Candy Bars
Marshmallow-Filled Candy Bars
Dylan's Easter Chocolate Bar Includes Creamy Marshmallow Fluff
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9
Cotton Candy Churros
Cotton Candy Churros
This Speciality Pastry Dessert for 626 Night Market is Candy Floss-Flavored
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Planetary Lollipop Treats
Planetary Lollipop Treats
These Space-Inspired Lollipops are Designed to Look Like Planets
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Gummied Condiment Bottles
Gummied Condiment Bottles
This Sriracha Hot Sauce is Transformed from a Liquid to a Solid Candy
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6
Carbonated Prosecco Candies
Carbonated Prosecco Candies
These Sparkling Wine Gummy Bears are Designed as Adult Treats
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Caffeinated Nut Chocolates
Caffeinated Nut Chocolates
The 'Coffee Nut' M&Ms is a Crowd-Selected New Peanut Flavor
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Homemade Spiked Suckers
Homemade Spiked Suckers
This DIY Lollipops are Alcoholic and Have a Pretty Marbled Appearance
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Mascarpone Melon Chocolates
Mascarpone Melon Chocolates
This Unconventional Kit Kat is Hokkaido Melon and Cheese-Flavored
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Cheesy Wine Candies
Cheesy Wine Candies
Puccho's 'Ajiyui' Series of Japanese Candies Includes a Wine and Cheese Flavor
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Chocolate Candy Pebbles
Chocolate Candy Pebbles
These Chocolate Beach Stones are an Artisanal Favorite
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