By Vanessa Greaves
December 16, 2014
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There are a few Christmas movies I can never get enough of, and "Elf" is one of them. C'mon, you know the story. Buddy, a human raised by Santa's elves, leaves the North Pole in search of his real father (sorry, Papa Elf), and ends up...well, you should watch it again. We should all watch it again. But this time, let's have something laced with candy canes* when Buddy says one of his famous Elf-isms. You in?

Peppermint Bark

"I passed through the seven levels of the Candy Cane Forest, through the Sea of Swirly Twirly Gum Drops, and then I walked through the Lincoln Tunnel."

Peppermint Bark
Peppermint Bark | Photo by Trinka G

Candy Cane Popcorn

"We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup."

Candy Cane Popcorn
Candy Cane Popcorn | Photo by CCLoves2Bake

Candy Cane Drinks

"The best way to spread Christmas cheer, is singing loud for all to hear."

Candy Cane Drinks
Candy Cane Drinks | Photo by DIZ

Peppermint Meringues

"I just like to smile! Smiling's my favorite."

Peppermint Meringues
Peppermint Meringues | Photo by Amy

Peppermint Brittle

"Son of a NUTcracker!"

Peppermint Brittle
Peppermint Brittle | Photo by TXUKgal

Candy Cane Fudge

"It's just nice to meet another human that shares my affinity for elf culture."

Candy Cane Fudge
Candy Cane Fudge | Photo by CCLoves2Bake

Candy Cane Cocoa

"I'm a cotton-headed ninnymuggins!"

Candy Cane Cocoa
Candy Cane Cocoa | Photo by Holiday Baker

Peppermint Holiday Cookies

"I thought maybe we could make gingerbread houses, and eat cookie dough, and go ice skating, and maybe even hold hands."

Peppermint Holiday Cookies
Peppermint Holiday Cookies | Photo by Wowamom87

*Why candy canes? Because I can't bring myself to eat spaghetti covered in maple syrup, chocolate syrup, M&M's, sprinkles, marshmallows, and Pop-Tarts. Don't let that stop you, though.