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Monday, December 23, 2013

What Is the Origin of the Candy Cane?

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The first candy cane dates back to 1670 in Germany. According to holiday lore, a choirmaster distributed sugar sticks bent into the shape of a shepherds’ crook to quiet his young singers during Christmas services. Today more than 1.76 billion candy canes are made for the holidays.

Source: http://www.theweathernetwork.com

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