10 offbeat holiday food items


There are things we eat and drink only during the holidays — fruit cake, for example, and egg nog. In the United Kingdom, people also eat Christmas pudding, also known as plum pudding, which looks a bit like fruit cake but is made with suet, the hard beef fat found around the loins and kidneys. Sounds a little strange, but it's not so different than other things we've decided to consume during the holidays. Here are 10 of them.

1. McDonald's Holiday Pie

Last year, the fast food giant decided to sell custard-filled turnovers topped with icing and confetti for just $0.50. One reviewer described the taste as "interesting."