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    5/7/14 4:05 pm EDT

    Even just a basic glazed donut from Krispy Kreme has the power to inspire greatness, so you can imagine the kind of insanity that follows each of the chain's limited-edition pastries. The breakfast barons tend to roll out several special donuts each year to spice up their permanent collection, and we thought it was time someone paid their respects to these quickly gone, but never forgotten treats. Without further ado, here are 10 of the greatest hits from Krispy Kreme's limited-run roster.

  • Food Manufact
    4/24/14 12:31 pm EDT

    Donut manufacturer Krispy Kreme is the most popular food brand on social media for young people (aged 18-24), according to a new report.

  • The Reporter
    4/15/14 2:44 pm EDT

    Never underestimate the power of free doughnuts.

    By 2:30 p.m. Monday, the lure of Krispy Kreme's sweet, airy pastries had 74 people camping out at the Nut Tree in Vacaville in anticipation of today's 5:30 a.m. grand opening.

    4/4/14 12:09 pm EDT

    Cora Barber is the first employee Krispy Kreme hired in Huntsville, Ala. and she's still there 46 years later.

  • Delish
    4/1/14 2:51 pm EDT

    If you're a fan of all the hybrid desserts that have been making their way around the globe as of late, then you might be excited about Krispy Kreme's latest creation — pie doughnuts. The limited-time flavors are Key Lime Pie and Caramel Dutch Apple Pie, which will be available at participating locations through May 18.

    3/31/14 10:43 am EDT

    Krispy KremeJapan's new seasonal donuts exhibit an Easter egg theme and includea caramel-filled donut that looks like a cute baby chick hatching from an egg.

    3/27/14 6:26 pm EDT

    At just 16 years old, Gray Gaulding has already made a name for himself in NASCAR.

    He’s one of the fastest rising stars in the industry; a natural at the sport who has excelled from the moment he put his foot on the gas. Gaulding serves as the face of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Racing; his likeness even appears on Krispy Kreme T-shirts, bringing new meaning to the term “Sweet 16.” Now, the Colonial Heights native will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut in the Kroger 250 at

  • Tampa Bay Times
    3/20/14 4:08 pm EDT

    Police in Tampa and St. Petersburg will take over the doughnut chain's local rooftops today in an effort to raise money for Special Olympics charities.

  • Kingsport Times News
    3/10/14 10:52 am EDT

    “We did some pretty good stuff in the little amount of time we were involved in  the Super Late Models, so last year we decided to move full time into the  K&N series with Krispy Kreme as my full-time sponsor and TruMoo chocolate  milk coming on board,” Gaulding said. “This year we’ve brought Chevrolet on  board, which is really cool, and we’re thankful and happy to have them.”

    3/7/14 10:23 am EST

    After growing up in Vallejo, Calif., NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Jeff Gordon was already a pretty popular dude in the Golden State.

    But taking Gordon and adding free Krispy Kreme doughnuts emblazoned with his No. 24 on them? Well, that just takes it to a whole new level.