These days, most candy canes are made by machines. But if you've ever tasted a homemade candy cane, you know there's a big difference in how it tastes.
Looking for a fun family holiday activity? These candy makers let you watch the lost art of making candy canes by hand and purchase these delicious Christmas treats.
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During the holiday season, this midwestern candy shop is all about hand-pulled peppermint and cinnamon candy canes. The best part is watching them being made through the kitchen's viewing windows, as the smell of peppermint permeates the store. If you've got a question, just shout it out to the candy makers and they will answer.
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Disneyland Resort, California
Disneyland Resort's famous candy stores offer old-fashioned signature items year-round. On select days during the holiday season you can watch hand-crafted candy canes being made on the spot by Disney candy makers at Candy Palace in Disneyland Park and Trolley Treats in Disney California Adventure.
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Since 1926, candy canes have been made by hand at Nelson’s Candy Kitchen in Columbia Historic State Park, about two hours southeast of Sacramento. Visitors can watch through the window every Saturday and Sunday in the early afternoon from the end of November through the weekend before Christmas.Continue to 9 of 9 below.
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G.A. Schimpff’s Confectionery has been open since 1891 and is one of the oldest, continuously operated, family-owned candy businesses in the United States. Its Candy Museum and Candy Demonstration Area offers candy-making demonstrations, including candy canes during the holidays.