Candy canes... what do I do with them???

(34 Posts)
AuntieMaggie Tue 11-Dec-12 18:35:23

So for years I've wanted to do something with candy canes at christmas so I finally bought a load... so what do I do with them???

Chubfuddler Tue 11-Dec-12 18:35:56

Hang them on the tree

fantashtic Tue 11-Dec-12 18:36:51

Add them to wrapped presents - I poke them under the curling ribbon.

hazeyjane Tue 11-Dec-12 18:38:11

stick them in hot chocolate, poking out of the squirty cream

bigbadbarry Tue 11-Dec-12 18:40:48

Make this (assuming they are peppermint)

SquishyCinnamonSwirls Tue 11-Dec-12 18:41:10

hang them on the tree, or when you wrap your presents tie one on with ribbon.

bedmonster Tue 11-Dec-12 18:49:29

Ours are on the tree, lots of different sizes and flavours. Looks very cute. Have also stuck them on presents wrapped in brown paper with a wide cream ribbon and a skinny red one on the top.

Splatt34 Tue 11-Dec-12 18:50:42

eat them!

MrsBovary Tue 11-Dec-12 18:55:17

We put them in stockings. Also, the children have them in hot chocolate, they're crushed and melted. There's lots of recipes for this around.

MooseyMoo Tue 11-Dec-12 18:58:44

I was going to make a candy cane sleigh with them

spookysal Tue 11-Dec-12 19:15:17

Where can you buy peppermint ones?

ByTheWay1 Tue 11-Dec-12 19:17:41

make some cute mice

Stuffingballs Tue 11-Dec-12 19:20:00

I hang them on my tree, then DS eats them all hmm

Stuffingballs Tue 11-Dec-12 19:20:25

You can buy them in the poundshop,Spooky.

ByTheWay1 Tue 11-Dec-12 19:22:00

Pound shops are great for candy canes - a dozen or more for a pound..

ByTheWay1 Tue 11-Dec-12 19:22:24

sorry xpost!!

spookysal Tue 11-Dec-12 19:25:44

Thanks smile

WhoKnowsWhereTheMistletoes Tue 11-Dec-12 19:27:08

Does anyone know where you can buy non minty ones? I hate mint, really hate it, but they look so pretty.

Vertically Tue 11-Dec-12 19:45:55

here do non-mint ones candy canes

Kingdom of Sweets (we found it at Lakeside, new shop) does alot of American sweets.
I bought fruit flavoured candy canes there (£2 a box)

janeyjampot Tue 11-Dec-12 22:38:15

Aldi also sell fruit-flavoured ones.

bedmonster Tue 11-Dec-12 22:41:36

Mr simms sweet shops sell them in lots of different sizes and flavours for 99p each.

BringUsSomePigleyPudding Tue 11-Dec-12 22:58:05

Festive candle holders
pinterest.com/pin/74309462573034805/

InExitCelsisDeo Tue 11-Dec-12 22:59:40

Last years are still lying on the table in the conservatory. Melting when the sun comes out.

WhoKnowsWhereTheMistletoes Tue 11-Dec-12 23:06:13

Thank you all, not sure if I will be able to get to any of those stores this side of Christmas but will bear them in mind for next year. Postage a bit prohibitive on the Jelly Belly ones but they look yummy!

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