The Story Behind Schmidt Bakery’s Insanely Popular ‘Thing-a-Lings’

They're sweet, they look like chicken wings and pretty much everyone loves them.

Every Presidents’ Day weekend, thousands flood the town of Batesville, Indiana for one thing — The Cherry “Thing-A-Lings.”

This crazy-delicious, chicken wing looking fritter has been a fan favorite of Schmidt Bakery since the 70’s and they’re only available one weekend a year. We stopped by to see what the hype was all about and hear the story for ourselves.

Wanna get some thing-a-lings for yourselves? Call 812-934-4501 to place an order, or just stop by the store from Thursday – Sunday. After that, they’ll be gone for another year.

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