Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Twix | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

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  • Published on Jun 13, 2019
  • 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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  • Modest Mind25
    Modest Mind25 4 hours ago

    I came for George Costanza. WHERE IS GEORGE COSTANZA???!?!

  • Rachel Durfee
    Rachel Durfee 8 hours ago

    0:58 she called them cookie bars 😱

  • C.J Armstrong
    C.J Armstrong 10 hours ago

    I am wildly attracted to her. Those grey streaks in her hair 😍

  • Alana Escalante
    Alana Escalante 10 hours ago

    I have always had the same mindset on 'righty-tighty, lefty-loosey' as Claire 😂

  • asdasd asdasd
    asdasd asdasd 20 hours ago

    There's like over $300 worth of Twix at the beginning, where did they all go?

  • JOJORAWBE YT
    JOJORAWBE YT 22 hours ago

    Twix are already gourmet

  • J Cherian
    J Cherian Day ago

    Claire and Brad needs to be a thing!

  • joy
    joy Day ago

    the chocolate looked drizzled on and would make the texture easier

  • My Socks
    My Socks Day ago +1

    Claire looks like a mean substitute teacher. And I’m sorry

  • Mary Mills
    Mary Mills Day ago

    Can you print the recipe?

  • christinegreywolf

    It's a cookie bar!!!!!!!! lol.

  • The Fandom624
    The Fandom624 Day ago

    I appreciate that she decided to make both right and left Twix in this video

  • spencer Hansen
    spencer Hansen Day ago

    Do takis

  • Evan Kupec
    Evan Kupec Day ago

    “I’m feeling good what could go wrong?”
    -> 20 minutes left in the video

  • Nick
    Nick 2 days ago

    Claire is seriously gorgeous.

  • Dorothy Chau
    Dorothy Chau 2 days ago

    Christina is literally as brilliant as Sandra oh 🤯❤️

  • C H R I S T O P H E R W O L F

    Peanutbutter twix was bomb too.

  • claudia shannon
    claudia shannon 2 days ago

    gourmet makes toblerone next?

  • Asad Khan
    Asad Khan 2 days ago

    Yup

  • V
    V 2 days ago

    That one bad Twix was probably expired since it’s rare and likely purchased online

  • Disrespectfully Classy Marc E. Blassy

    FIG NEWTONS!

  • Isaac Donnelly
    Isaac Donnelly 2 days ago

    Omg gabbbby is the best 😂

  • Falliq E
    Falliq E 3 days ago

    i dont know if its just me or somehow Chris reminds me if Sheldon Cooper

  • Brandon Calder
    Brandon Calder 3 days ago

    Here twix belong to biscuit.

  • Leah Ramirez
    Leah Ramirez 4 days ago

    Such a sad scene at 25:10

  • tiffany marie
    tiffany marie 4 days ago

    *19 mins into a 39 min video*
    claire: what could go wrong?

  • Donald D Jackson
    Donald D Jackson 4 days ago

    I remember the Summit bar. It was replace with the watchamacallit.

  • J D
    J D 4 days ago

    I could not agree more about the 'lefty loosey' saying! There is no left or right, just clockwise and anti clockwise. So glad someone else feels the same way.

  • reesedixon
    reesedixon 4 days ago

    I hope BA sends Claire to East Syracuse for a lesson on chocolate tempering with Hercules Candy.

  • Fio Dueck
    Fio Dueck 4 days ago

    Claire deserves the world

  • Joey Jo Joe Shabadu
    Joey Jo Joe Shabadu 5 days ago +1

    I’m with Claire. Righty tighty/lefty loosey is useless nonsense.

  • Sama Dadash
    Sama Dadash 5 days ago

    I love this video

  • lil G
    lil G 5 days ago

    is this. the tempering chocolate breakdown episode

  • Colton Wells26
    Colton Wells26 5 days ago

    It’s car-mal it’s not care-a-Mel

  • Cathleen Fry
    Cathleen Fry 5 days ago

    Another way to remember how to open stuff: take your right hand, point your thumb in the direction you want the thing to go, then your fingers curl in the direction you want to turn it.

  • TenaciousG
    TenaciousG 6 days ago

    You never see an old man eating a Twix

  • LJ Garrison
    LJ Garrison 6 days ago

    You're a topgirl, baking has never been my forte but I find these great to watch!

  • Fred K.
    Fred K. 6 days ago

    so twix is pretty much a millionaire? never thought of that

  • Juliana Quinones
    Juliana Quinones 6 days ago

    we need a brad and julien solomita PLUS a claire and jenna marbles collab

  • Michelle
    Michelle 6 days ago

    If you are really a chef, make something that I can't buy at the corner store.

  • haley sellars
    haley sellars 7 days ago

    Claire is my favorite part if this series

  • bakarangerpinku
    bakarangerpinku 7 days ago

    I wish somebody would do something like this but with vegan and gluten-free foods. There aren’t enough options for reasonable prices...
    Can’t have dairy or gluten but I like watching these. Twix were my favorite.
    Caramel: ˈkærəmel is the correct pronunciation. Everywhere else is a Western ACCENT lol.

  • Jared Vanerem
    Jared Vanerem 7 days ago

    6:45 lmao "At this point they make me say this..."

  • Charles Li
    Charles Li 7 days ago

    Claire:Oh no! I forgot the butter!
    After the cookies are cooked:
    Surprisingly, They aren’t too bad!:)

  • Chloe Larimore
    Chloe Larimore 7 days ago

    Claire and Brad are the Jim and Pam of gourmet makes

  • Daniel Callahan
    Daniel Callahan 8 days ago

    i wonder how many times brad banged claire on that countertop lmao

  • Vanessa Rokoszak
    Vanessa Rokoszak 8 days ago +1

    the fact that claire is a virgo makes sooooo much sense

  • diamondflaw
    diamondflaw 8 days ago +1

    Only halfway through the episode.... Claire: "I don't think there's a curse of the third day."

  • The Roses
    The Roses 8 days ago

    you claired it 👌

  • Joe Bush
    Joe Bush 9 days ago

    She was ACTUALLY pissed. Like fully.

  • Alecia Kim
    Alecia Kim 9 days ago

    Watch some Hercules Candy videos on tempering chocolate. Or really any of their candy making videos they are strangely relaxing.

  • Legendary Plays
    Legendary Plays 10 days ago +1

    As old as her hair looks I’d still would love for her to be my baby momma😍

  • Eliana Price
    Eliana Price 10 days ago

    7:58 Gabby is so precious 💕🥰

  • TMB09
    TMB09 10 days ago

    I swear they are different taste in the UK

  • lily downes
    lily downes 10 days ago

    all the men and a majority of the women i this kitchen ARE in love with you

  • Luna Fowler
    Luna Fowler 10 days ago

    I, too, love assaulted caramel.

  • Ben
    Ben 11 days ago

    IDK about that rapoport guy sometimes........ anyways if you're reading this ADAM, Claire should make Dunkaroos. Great idea.

  • shay campbell
    shay campbell 12 days ago

    I watch these like I'm gonna be able to eat them afterwards

  • Andrew Winston
    Andrew Winston 13 days ago

    I like that people in the background drink water out of plastic quart containers