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Candy canes are one of the best treats that the holiday season has to offer, aren’t they? We cannot wait to hang them from our trees when it comes time to put them up! They are also a lot of fun to pass around to your friends and loved ones. Who doesn’t love a candy cane? Whether you are looking to eat them plain or use them to stir up some hot cocoa, it’s really not the holiday season without them.

While you’ve probably enjoyed candy canes for years, have you ever wondered how they’re made? Hammond’s Candies TikTok account shared the inside scoop on how they’re made and it’s totally mesmerizing!

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The videos has hauled in over 12 million views and for good reason. Once you have had the chance to check it out for yourself, you won’t be able to peel your eyes away. The video has even been set to “Jingle Bell Rock” for a much-needed bit of extra holiday awesomeness.

The liquid sugar that is used to create the candy canes needs time to be bent and stretched into the proper shape. It doesn’t look anything like a candy cane when it’s forming! Check it out for yourself in the video below:


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♬ All I Want for Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey

Did you know how candy canes are made? Were you surprised? Let us know! And Happy Holidays!

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