Disney Under Fire for Selling $70 a Pound Candy Canes

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Who can afford Christmas anymore?!

When it comes to holiday treats, Disney never fails to impress with their amazing selection of delicious desserts. However, it’s no secret that indulging in these delectable delights can come at a hefty price. From whimsical gingerbread cookies to festive candy canes, Disney’s array of Christmas desserts is a feast for the eyes and the taste buds but often a pain in your wallet. While the cost may seem daunting at first glance, many fans feel that the quality and creativity put into each treat make them worth every penny.

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New Disney Treat Raises Eyebrows for Shocking Price

Walking through the enchanting streets of Walt Disney World during the holiday season, it’s hard not to be tempted by the mouthwatering aroma of freshly baked goods and holiday treats. There are so many different treats to choose from, but this holiday season, it is the Disney Candy Canes that are getting the spotlight.

According to the New York Post, Disney is charging $22 for their iconic 18-inch hand-pulled candy cane. While a box of candy canes typically costs just a couple of dollars from the store, these candy canes are quite a bit more expensive. These candy canes cost around $4.39 per ounce, which would make the price per pound over $70. When you put these numbers into perspective, this is an incredibly expensive piece of candy.

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Internet Reacts to Pricey Candy

Regardless, fans still line up early to purchase one of these candy canes, which are hand-rolled and “limited edition.” The treats are sold at Trolley Treats and Disneyland’s Candy Palace at the Disneyland Resort.

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While it’s true that Disney’s holiday treats can be a bit pricey, it’s essential to remember the overall experience they provide. The magic of Disney is not limited to the attractions alone but extends to every aspect, including the culinary delights. These desserts are not simply snacks but works of art, carefully crafted to transport you to a world of wonder and joy. So, while they may require a little extra investment, the memories created and the taste sensations experienced are truly priceless for many fans.

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About Eva Miller

Eva was born and raised in the beautiful state of Oregon but has since relocated and lives in New York City. Since she was young, Eva has loved to perform in musicals, especially Disney ones! Through performing, Disney’s music became the soundtrack of her childhood. Today, Eva loves to write about all the exciting happenings for the Walt Disney Company. In her free time, Eva loves to travel, spend time in nature, and go to Broadway shows. Her favorite Disney movie is 'Lilo and Stitch,' and her favorite Park is Disney's Animal Kingdom.

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