Novelty company Archie McPhee is selling unusual candy canes that are macaroni and cheese flavored. Image by
Sept. 26 (UPI) — A novelty item company is getting an early start on Christmas with a new and unusual festive treat: macaroni and cheese flavored candy canes.

The {link:Mac & Cheese Candy Canes, “” target=”_blank”}, from Seattle company Archie McPhee, are billed on the firm’s website as “comfort food that tastes like comfort food.”

“Macaroni and Cheese Candy Canes are a particular favorite of picky eaters,” the website says.

“These candy canes taste like your childhood favorite — mac and cheese. It’s like comfort food-flavored comfort food! Macaroni and cheese has become a holiday family tradition in many parts of the country, so why not let our holiday candy reflect that?”

The candy canes cost $4.95 for a pack of six.

Archie McPhee also offers candy canes in flavors including pickle, bacon, rotisserie chicken and shellfish-flavored “Clamdy Canes.”

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