Candy Cane and It's Fascinating History. Legend has it that during the century, craftsmen created straight white sticks of candy in the shape of shepherds' crooks at the suggestion of the choirmaster at the Cologne Cathedral in Germany.
Except I'd use paper towel rolls or gift wrap rolls. I'm to germaphobic to use toilet paper rolls! toliet paper roll, use glue dots to wrap with wrapping paper, put a small gift inside, wrap with clear wrap!