Homemade kringle official state pastry of Wisconsin. Photo by Kevin Muncie / Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).
Official State Pastry of Wisconsin
Wisconsin designated kringle as the official state pastry in 2013. All State Foods
Kringle is a flaky, oval-shaped pastry with fruit or nut filling. Racine, Wisconsin is known as “The Kringle Capital of the World." Baking kringles is a tradition brought to Wisconsin by Danish immigrants in the 1800's and some bakeries are still using decades-old recipes handed down by their ancestors.