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The ‘most friendly debate’: cream puffs vs. kringle — 2 of the state’s most popular delicacies

There is a lot of hype surrounding the cream puff. And then there is a lot of love for the kringle. Marisa Wojcik wasn’t sure what all the fuss was about when she tried a cream puff for the first time. So, she reached out to WHYsconsin and asked, "Why do cream puffs get all the attention, when the kringle is the official state pastry of Wisconsin?"

This story is part of Wisconsin Life and WPR's WHYsconsin project. What have you always wondered about Wisconsin, its people or its culture that you want WHYsconsin to look into? You ask the questions, and we find the answers!

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