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Wisconsin State Pastry

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.