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You might be stumbling about the fact that "Krapfen" is more ambiguous that your Krapfen = donut conclusion. The small piece of yeast-based dough, often filled and/or fried. That's the category your "Krapfen" and donuts fall into. In many dialects they are also called "Kreppel". (And a bunch of other names.) Filled pasta dough, sweet or savoury, typically ...
I can only answer as to the USA. In the US, English speakers do not say krapfen, nor would most English speakers be familiar with the word.
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