From Denmark. Or Racine, Wisconsin with is pretty much the same thing. Though other northern European nations have baked goods they call “kringles” (we’ll get to some of those later), the kringle pastry as it’s most widely known is a Danish invention. It’s the dough that’s the giveaway: it’s folded, just like the kind we use to make sweet “Danishes” that we in the States eat for breakfast. Not right now of course. AFTER we’ve lost the 5-7 pounds we put on over the holidays.