- Nov 10, 2013
Thanksgiving may be right around the corner, but that doesn't mean it's too early to start thinking about Christmas and about all of the unexpected candy cane creations you're unlikely to find under your tree. For many, the candy cane is the biggest example of the saying "if it isn't broke, don't fix it." However, the Internet has made atypical food all the rage, and candy canes have been mercilessly swept up in the tide.

Most Christmas trees will be home to peppermint candy canes come December, but a small minority will be home to pickled candy canes as well as bacon canes. Some like it hot, which is the only way to explain why Sriracha and wasabi candy canes exist. If you're looking for a way to spice up your Christmas tree, look no further than these unexpected candy cane creations.

From Dill-Flavored Candy Canes to Vintage Sweet Santa Smokes: