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Rock Candy Comes in Some Surprisingly Delicious Flavors & These Are the Best Ones to Try

For some, it’s Pop Rocks. For others, it’s Fun Dip. For us, it’s rock candy that really transports us back to afternoons as a kid trying every possible flavor of rock candy we could possibly get our hands on — from cotton candy, blue raspberry, and cherry to green apple, grape, and strawberry. They were all winners in our book.

Well, it turns out rock candy now comes in a hell of a lot more flavors than the usual aforementioned suspects. Turns out, rock candy comes in some surprisingly unique, delicious flavors. Think maple syrup, coffee and even champagne.

From sweet flavors, like cupcake and cake batter, to the more savory, like saffron, here are the flavors we bet you’ve never tried before — and must order immediately. The best part? Most are found on Amazon Prime.


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Who doesn’t love a dose of sweet watermelon-flavored candy in the summer?

Boone's Mill watermelon rock candy $28.99 on Buy now


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Orange-sicle isn’t reserved for popsicles or floats. It’s a great rock candy flavor, too.

Boone's Mill orange-sicle rock candy $14.99 on Buy now


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Cupcake-flavored candy? Yep, you read that right.

Boone's Mill cupcake rock candy $14.99 on Buy now


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For a sweet and savory rock candy flavor, opt for saffron, which some describe as have a floral aroma and a honey-like taste.

Saffron rock candy $6.50+ Buy now

Maple syrup

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Maple syrup rock candy would be a great way to sweeten up your piping-hot black coffee in the fall.

Boone's Mill maple syrup rock candy $14.99 on Buy now

Funnel cake

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Reminiscent of state and country fairs, funnel cake rock candy is the perfect spring treat.

Boone's Mill funnel cake rock candy $14.99 on Buy now


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Champagne (rock candy) for my real friends.

Boone's Mill champagne rock candy $14.99 on Buy now


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This cinnamon-flavored rock candy is very popular on Etsy: It has more than 1,100 mostly positive reviews. “The cinnamon is hard to put down,” raves reviewer Sandy Ence.

Cinnamon rock candy $15.99 Buy now


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It’s a classic flavor that never disappoints.

Hoosier Hill Farm chocolate rock candy $12 on Buy now

Cake batter

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You’ll also find bubble gum, blood orange, peach mango, and other rock candy flavors in JayTayDesigns’ Etsy shop.

Cake batter rock candy $10 Buy now

Cinnamon roll

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Etsy seller AuthenticNewYeary also sells butterscotch, coffee, peanut butter, and butter rum-flavored rock candy, among other flavors.

Cinnamon roll rock candy $5 Buy now

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