The Eight Strangest Holiday-Themed Food and Drink Items -- from Pumpkin Pie Spice Pringles to Chocolate Mint Soy Nog
It's that time of year again. A time for pumpkin spice in everything we ingest and peppermint in every way, shape and form. Like holiday music, Christmas lights and arguing with the in-laws, there's just something about the flavors of the season that get us in the mood to eat, drink, be merry and spend a lot of time at the crowded mall. It's logic that explains why marketing teams so much time figuring out how to milk those precious extra bucks out of our swooning, holiday hearts.
Pen Waggener (Flickr) Holiday flavors are everywhere this time of year
But there's a limit, and it's a hard limit, on things that can and should be holiday-ifed. Some of these edible creations come out more like Frankenstein's creation than cheery holiday treats. So here's our list of the strangest holiday flavored eats and drinks around - some naughty, some nice.
8. White Chocolate Peppermint Pringles - actually, all of the seasonal Pringles
There's been quite a buzz around the newly revealed seasonal Pringles and in case you couldn't guess, it's not good. Aside from White Chocolate and Peppermint potato chips, the seasonal collection includes Cinnamon Sugar and Pumpkin Pie Spice. Whoever thought up these horrifying flavors will certainly be getting coal on Christmas morning.
7. Silk Seasonal Flavors
We've got nothing against the non-dairy goodness of soymilk, but Seasonal Nog and Chocolate Mint are the kinds of things that make milk-drinkers think non-milk drinkers are weirdos.