Rudolph Red-Nosed Gummies


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It’s not often that I spend $3 on a box of gummy candies but this time of the year, I make a lot of exceptions to the rules. You are supposed to and if you don’t, Krumpus will eat your face. This particular box caught my eye in the candy section of Fresh Market a couple of weeks ago and if you saw the display, you know that’s a feat! Okay, I’ll show the display.

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See? That’s a heck of a box to rise above this holiday mess! But it did and as if I was taken over by a tortured soul who needed purgatory relief and it could only be found in a box of holiday gummy candy, I grabbed it up quick. I didn’t even check the price or look to see if it was made with baby seal eyes. I just picked up the box, threw it at the cashier and yelled, “SHNUWABABBABA!”. We both knew what I meant.

So, one Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer gummy nose box richer and $3.08 poorer, I headed to the house to eat, think and write. Some people write about health care and the looming Iranian nuclear crisis, I write about Christmas candy in the shape of iconic noses. Eh, it keeps me simple.

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Here we have the two flavors…of noses. One is watermelon and the other is red. I say red because for whatever reason, I believed it to be cherry and could not pull that flavor from the obvious not-watermelon nose. It was strawberry. You would think the process of elimination would determine strawberry but I really wanted it to be cherry. I am a fan of strawberry scent but just not a strawberry flavor. I blame Hubba Bubba circa 1984.

What can I say about an expensive candy that is a Rankin/Bass inspired body part? Awesome is what I can say! I love these tasty blops and to be honest, it’s the wrapping and I do think these should be a mandatory stocking stuffer. If for nothing more, you can do this to your wiener dog.

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Kinda like the dog in A Nightmare Before Christmas, no?

 

 

4 thoughts on “Rudolph Red-Nosed Gummies

  1. You prolific mofo you. I have been tempted by the Rudolph gummies many times, but I’m hesitant because I only like a specific texture of gummy. I like really fresh Dots. I hate Jujyfruits. Are these more Dot, or more like Jujyrocks?

  2. I bought these for my wife’s (then girlfriend) stocking last year. She liked them. I didn’t think they were too special aside from the packaging. I don’t remember how much I paid for them, but I really hope it wasn’t that much. I did buy mine at Wal-Mart as opposed to Fresh Market though.

    And they did remind me of Dots.

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