Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Twix | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit
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Twix. They’ve been at the heart of a debate that goes back more than five decades. Lines have been drawn so intractable that friendships, relationships, even nations have been ruined. Who could forget the Great Twix Battle between the UK and Finland in 1984? No, we’re not speaking of the Left vs. Right debate. We’re talking about the Conflict of Classification that rages to this day. The age old debate: is Twix candy or cookie? Out of respect for those who came before, we will not take a position. Instead, join Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make a gourmet version of Twix that can hopefully bring peace to this conflict.
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Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Twix | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

  • TurtleWrites

    The gamut of emotions expressed by Claire between 17:03 and 17:07 made me laugh so hard.

  • Marc Nystrom
    Marc Nystrom

    Is it just me, or is Claire super cute? The grey hair really suits her.

  • Sara Rivera Amorós
    Sara Rivera Amorós

    You should do pop tarts

  • Mary Drake
    Mary Drake

    Omg that taste test with Delaney & Amiel at the end--all the support and validation 🙌🏻 Oh, and I never really got the "righty tightly lefty loosey" thing for the same exact reason, Claire. I feel u.

  • gabiluch87

    Oh oh... she's gonna have to temper the chocolate isn't she? I forsee a Day 3 meltdown!!!!

  • 1984sFinest

    Why the hell is that one guy wearing orange glasses?

  • gyqz

    Anybody here remembers Twix used to be called Raider?

  • AuroraRising1

    I love the boss and how he is walking around

  • Sam Wilby
    Sam Wilby

    Reminds me of a rocky bar

  • Niamh Kavanagh
    Niamh Kavanagh

    Does anyone know why she used a second tray when cooking the biscuits in the beginning?

  • cristian anderson
    cristian anderson

    When the gourmet looks better than the original, that's where it's at

  • L&A Little Flowers
    L&A Little Flowers

    Have you done a Cadbury cream egg?

  • CrosseyedTenFour

    Is it weird that I want to lick Claire’s shitter like an apple fritter? Probably so. Oh well.

  • Rochelle Thompson
    Rochelle Thompson

    White Twix are gross. You can’t change my mind

  • Zaki Choudhary
    Zaki Choudhary

    Why would you trim off "excess" chocolate?? There is no such thing as excess chocolate. Such a designation is heresy.

  • Sam

    yeah, i have the same issue with describing the movement of circular things as right and left. So there is that.

  • Xmetal

    twix has always been one of my favs ... along with reeces and maybe kitkats ... oh (lol) and white chocolate Hersey with little white chips

  • alora madron
    alora madron

    I love gabby she's so sweet& considerate

  • demya williams
    demya williams

    Love the subtle yet creative editing in this video 💜💜 and Claire and Brad’s friendship 💜💜💜

  • pegah afrasiabi
    pegah afrasiabi

    I don't know if I'm putting it correctly but Brad sounds like someone who couldn't be named anything but Brad.

  • Alexis Stuckwisch
    Alexis Stuckwisch

    Claire explaining what tempering chocolate is is the equivalent of Brad explaining what allicin in garlic is

  • Elani Patzan
    Elani Patzan

    Nonono Wrong wrong Left and right distribute different it would only be right to do both sides There can never be one

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  • Allison Stanley
    Allison Stanley

    Claire: day 3 gonna just wrap up all done *still 20 minutes left in the video*

  • TearsofRainbow01

    I love Twix because it is one of those candies you could eat in like two pieces I always bite of the cookie with chocolate off of the bottom and then I eat the caramel with chocolate and left over cookie 😻😹😻

  • ItsAxis

    You should read off the ingredients again for the finial gourmet product

  • Bogdan Stoian
    Bogdan Stoian

    One thing I forgot to comment when the video appeared : maybe that layer of chocolate between the biscuit and the caramel make it is for the two two separate?

  • lins

    I hate working with chocolate. Specially tempering it. I get u girl ( ಥ ʖ̯ ಥ)

  • Conor Gaughan
    Conor Gaughan

    This women is my new crush

  • Sara Samaletdin
    Sara Samaletdin

    I was facepalming myself when I heard she was not going to have the layer of chocolate between the cookie and toffee. How can it be Twix without it!

  • Sara Samaletdin
    Sara Samaletdin

    After you have run out of US candy bars could you do candy bars from other countries.

  • I don’t knowww
    I don’t knowww

    Me: *watching video* wow it’s going pretty good! Also me: *checks how long the video is* “oh gosh.. poor Claire

  • Morgan Pitcher
    Morgan Pitcher

    I literally have always had the exact same problem with the righty tighty thing like I just don't get it...cant grasp not understand...thank you Claire for being the representative for left-handed people like us who just DON'T GET IT left-handed idiots unite pls

  • Diced

    You must buy them in bulk for the “show” bet you have a nice stash now

  • Spikes Gaming
    Spikes Gaming

    if you want an after breakfast dessert just have pancakes for breakfast.

  • i'm so sorry
    i'm so sorry

    claire's catchphrase anytime its day 3 is "i don't want to talk abt it"

  • avbeachy

    How the hell you not going to shout out peanut butter twix

  • Profess R
    Profess R


  • Skylar S
    Skylar S


  • cookd

    the beginning always seems like a great excuse just to eat all the samples. the decision always ends up being the original!

  • MD T
    MD T

    Gourmet girl scout cookies?

  • MD T
    MD T

    When I eat Twix I've always noticed the holes and the weird brown stuff

  • Mestice Daniel
    Mestice Daniel

    Gabi is so helpful and cute

  • michelle rodriguez
    michelle rodriguez

    I have never liked cooking shows but Clair u r likeable and I actually am interested in bon appetit

  • Leckie Gunter
    Leckie Gunter

    Anyone else notice when at 6:52 there is a "0" (zero) in CHOC0LATE that they switch to an "O" (oh) CHOCOLATE

  • moi meself
    moi meself

    After watching a few of these, my OCD is in overdrive with all the hair and face touching while preparing food. 🙆🏾‍♀️🙆🏾‍♀️🙆🏾‍♀️🤦🏾‍♀️

  • Claire Dietrich
    Claire Dietrich

    SHE SHOULD DO THE PEANUT BUTTER COOKIES (the similar to oreo ones) NEXT!!!

  • Claire Dietrich
    Claire Dietrich

    Left-handed Claires unite! You got another right here!

  • GhostHostMemories

    dark chocolate twix is just as good.

  • Sadia Ahmed
    Sadia Ahmed

    I don't like twix but I'm here for Claire

  • dleonidae

    Question: Does the bloom ruin the chocolate? If no, then that's a feature; as was stated, the Saffitz Sheen

  • Christina W.
    Christina W.

    gourmet makes, the only show where you get to watch the host sand cookies to shape

  • Lindsay Girle
    Lindsay Girle

    I hate this show...every time i watch it i always end up really hungry. Stop being so great at your job ;^;

  • CokeBlue

    17:08 1000 degree hot knife reborn

  • Mintz -
    Mintz -

    I wanted to cry because I couldn't try the carmel lmao😣

  • Rinealdo Ramlin
    Rinealdo Ramlin

    OMG 8 inches

  • Juan Coyt
    Juan Coyt

    i wanna hug her :(

  • Randy Karnes
    Randy Karnes

    I wanted her to coat one with chocolate and then use a hair dryer to blow on them. That would remove excess chocolate and give that wavy pattern.

  • morgan_marie_19

    Claire: “Nobody knows about the holes” Me: “I KNOW ABOUT THE HOLES. DONT SKIP THE HOLES!!!!”

  • Kylie Amber
    Kylie Amber

    Claire’s a lefty 😱 finally I’m not the only one ......

  • HI H
    HI H

    I bet hers taste way better than twix

  • MacGoesMeep

    i did not know about the holes in twix until i watched this

  • Nathalia Stapleton
    Nathalia Stapleton

    Try to make CATCH please 🙏🏿

  • Hayden Beck
    Hayden Beck

    I freaking love Brad, he’s so adorable

  • Cutman3030

    I am 60,000% with Claire on the righty tighty confusion. I still have a hard time with that.

  • Drake Schumacher
    Drake Schumacher

    At the end when they talk about how when you start something and it sucks but by the end it turns out well and gives a sense of accomplishment is basically what all chefs go through daily when preparing for a busy dinner service.

  • Stacey Johnston
    Stacey Johnston

    Twix is a biscuit not a cookie v

  • Rachelle Lazar
    Rachelle Lazar

    Claire, you should do a series where you recreate candy or snacks that don’t exist anymore!

  • Russell Martin
    Russell Martin

    Could u do sour patch kids next please

  • Kaye Nicole
    Kaye Nicole

    I eat my Twix frozen 😬🤗

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