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What's a cronut? Croissant, donut combo craze sweeps NYC

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Cronuts are half donut, half croissant. Cronuts are half donut, half croissant.
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Hungry for a donut?  How about a cronut?  

Cronut fever is taking New York City by storm, and the trend is spreading.  In case you've never seen one, a cronut is half donut, half croissant.  It's also packed with vanilla creme.  Completely diet-friendly.  

The sweet treats are all the rage in NYC.  According to the Huffington Post, they were created by Dominique Ansel of Dominique Ansel Bakery.  It's already trademarked, and there's even a fan page for the cronut.  To put it lightly, these things sell FAST.

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