Bear claw refers to a pastry and not an actual claw. Itís a type of sweet bread thatís served primarily for breakfast. Bear claw is found mostly in the United States, and more specifically, in donut shops. If a person is referred to as a Ďbear clawí, it is a compliment.
Bear claw tastes great. Itís a super fun food, based on both name and taste. Bear claw is normally covered in a sweet glaze and is sometimes filled with other sweet things, like cherry or almond paste. When dealing with the pastry variety, dipping a bear claw into hot coffee isnít a bad idea.
Bear Claw became an official snack on May 17th 2012.