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Cream puffs to be official state dessert


MADISON (WKOW) -- The messy but oh so good Wisconsin State Fair treat cream puff could be the state's official dessert.

A bill is circulating at the State Capitol could get passed and signed by the governor.

The cream puff movement is being pushed by a fourth-grade class from Mukwonago. The students convinced Republican Sen. Mary Lazich to introduce the bill, which she is now circulating.

The students started a Facebook page to generate support for the idea, which has gotten the backing of bakeries across the state.

Lazich's office says in the past decade, more than 3.6 million of the delectable desserts have been eaten at the state fair alone.

There are more than two dozen state symbols already. Last session, attempts to make Harley-Davidson the official motorcycle and to recognize a microbe that turns milk into cheese failed to pass.


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