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

  • 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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  • demya williams
    demya williams 6 hours ago

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

  • pegah afrasiabi
    pegah afrasiabi 13 hours ago +1

    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 13 hours ago

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

  • Elani Patzan
    Elani Patzan 14 hours ago

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

  • asolomone
    asolomone 15 hours ago


  • Allison Stanley
    Allison Stanley 17 hours ago

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

  • TearsofRainbow01
    TearsofRainbow01 20 hours ago

    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
    ItsAxis 21 hour ago

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

  • Bogdan Stoian
    Bogdan Stoian 22 hours ago

    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
    lins 23 hours ago

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

  • Conor Gaughan
    Conor Gaughan Day ago

    This women is my new crush

  • Sara Samaletdin
    Sara Samaletdin Day ago

    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 Day ago

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

  • 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 Day ago

    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
    Diced Day ago

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

  • Spikes Gaming
    Spikes Gaming Day ago

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

  • i'm so sorry
    i'm so sorry Day ago

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

  • avbeachy
    avbeachy Day ago

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

  • Profess R
    Profess R Day ago


  • Skylar S
    Skylar S Day ago


  • cookd
    cookd Day ago +1

    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 Day ago +1

    Gourmet girl scout cookies?

  • MD T
    MD T Day ago +1

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

  • Mestice Daniel
    Mestice Daniel Day ago

    Gabi is so helpful and cute

  • 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 Day ago

    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 Day ago

    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 Day ago

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

  • Claire Dietrich
    Claire Dietrich Day ago

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

  • GhostHostMemories

    dark chocolate twix is just as good.

  • Sadia Ahmed
    Sadia Ahmed Day ago

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

  • dleonidae
    dleonidae Day ago

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

  • Christina W.
    Christina W. Day ago

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

  • Lindsay Girle
    Lindsay Girle Day ago

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

  • CokeBlue
    CokeBlue Day ago

    17:08 1000 degree hot knife reborn

  • Mintz -
    Mintz - 2 days ago +1

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

  • Rinealdo Ramlin
    Rinealdo Ramlin 2 days ago

    OMG 8 inches

  • Juan Coyt
    Juan Coyt 2 days ago

    i wanna hug her :(

  • Randy Karnes
    Randy Karnes 2 days ago

    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
    morgan_marie_19 2 days ago +1

    Claire: “Nobody knows about the holes”

  • Kylie Amber
    Kylie Amber 2 days ago

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

  • HI H
    HI H 2 days ago

    I bet hers taste way better than twix

  • MacGoesMeep
    MacGoesMeep 2 days ago

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

  • Nathalia Stapleton
    Nathalia Stapleton 2 days ago

    Try to make CATCH please 🙏🏿

  • Hayden Beck
    Hayden Beck 2 days ago

    I freaking love Brad, he’s so adorable

  • Cutman3030
    Cutman3030 2 days ago

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

  • Drake Schumacher
    Drake Schumacher 2 days ago

    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 2 days ago

    Twix is a biscuit not a cookie v

  • Rachelle Lazar
    Rachelle Lazar 2 days ago +1

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

  • Russell Martin
    Russell Martin 2 days ago

    Could u do sour patch kids next please

  • Kaye Nicole
    Kaye Nicole 2 days ago

    I eat my Twix frozen 😬🤗

  • Doopadoo Man
    Doopadoo Man 2 days ago +1

    Did anyone else get a weird audio affect with her voice and the pitch, like were there weird frequencies? Or are my headphones just f*cked.

  • Shera Vinn
    Shera Vinn 2 days ago

    I love the videos, it'd be awesome if you guys could add subtitled manually for the closed captions instead of auto generated, since I'm hearing impaired and it makes it a bit difficult to know what you mean when the subtitles are wrong.

  • Indira CG
    Indira CG 2 days ago

    Why didn't she just use the same mold from the snickers video?

  • Elizabeth Siciliano
    Elizabeth Siciliano 2 days ago

    Eating kit kats while watching

  • NiGHTSaturn
    NiGHTSaturn 2 days ago +5

    Brad doesn't seem to remember that this is gourmet makes! It's not supposed to taste exactly like the original product! It's all about making it better!

  • NiGHTSaturn
    NiGHTSaturn 2 days ago

    I wonder why they never tempered chocolate with a Microwave. Ann Reardon on How To Cook That has a whole video about it. Microwaves aren't fancy enough?

  • Asaad Malshy
    Asaad Malshy 2 days ago

    amazing cooking skills - 0 efficiency though.

  • S S
    S S 2 days ago +5

    something: goes wrong
    claire and every other astrology obsessed millennial: IS MERCURY IN RETROGRADE

  • Billy Hughes
    Billy Hughes 2 days ago

    Enrobe is such a great word, and how can something be too buttery? Not possible.

  • Kenndra Benoit
    Kenndra Benoit 2 days ago

    My new fave is Gabby 😂, more Gabby pls

  • MmmChezBurgerz
    MmmChezBurgerz 2 days ago

    Gaby's my favorite. XD

  • Federica Savuto
    Federica Savuto 2 days ago

    For the lefty righty situation, don't know if this will help, but in italy we use"il tempo stringe" which is a phrase for "clock is ticking" but the words mean "time tightens" so we remember that clockwise motions tighten bolts and screws etc.
    hope this will help somebody

  • VibrantComplex
    VibrantComplex 2 days ago

    how dare you nibble on that delicious twix incorrectly (you're meant to eat the caramel first then eat the biscuit bit)
    also, they do a white twix now woo

  • Ann Cecilia Gregory-Larson

    Gourmet makes suggestion, fruchocs or Tim tams biscuits.

  • Tom Kord
    Tom Kord 3 days ago

    Clockwise is Closed, and Anti-Clockwise is Anti-Closed.

  • DanTuber
    DanTuber 3 days ago

    She did well. Just the colour of the choc is very different.

  • Elizabeth Ayres
    Elizabeth Ayres 3 days ago

    Oh God, why am I enjoying this so much right now? !
    1) Claire.
    2) The Gin.

  • Blackdragon6
    Blackdragon6 3 days ago

    Peanut Butter twix is delicious you knobs!!!!

  • Salocinist
    Salocinist 3 days ago

    29:00 Claire's face when Brad came in was just like 20 emotions in half a second lmao

  • Leen Attia
    Leen Attia 3 days ago +43

    Brad: Can I smell it?
    *shoves face inside pan*

  • Bryce Webster
    Bryce Webster 3 days ago

    30:06 honey!?!?!? are they dating

  • Jacob C
    Jacob C 3 days ago

    the holes in the cookie are so that they cook all the way through.

  • Amber Webb
    Amber Webb 3 days ago

    i enjoyed the "righty tighty, lefty loosey" moment lol

  • Shion Akiyama
    Shion Akiyama 3 days ago

    Its kar-mol

  • Gommie
    Gommie 3 days ago

    You're not putting a cookie on the Caramel though. You're putting a biscuit on it.

  • deavle3
    deavle3 3 days ago +1

    Ideas for more candies. Try odd Asian snacks.

  • Grace Zentmeyer
    Grace Zentmeyer 3 days ago

    The "righty-tighty" thing to me, is which ever way is the top you spin to the right or left.

  • Chris Caron
    Chris Caron 3 days ago

    I agree with Christina about the Twix commercials, they always remind me of the into of the original Willy Wonka movie and i love it

  • Snapshots XOXO
    Snapshots XOXO 3 days ago +2

    Actually it is a biscuit bar...

  • pct87
    pct87 4 days ago +1

    They’ve officially done my three favorite Halloween candies. Twix, almond joy and kit kat. If I was good at baking, I’d make all of them for Halloween.

  • D Kelly
    D Kelly 4 days ago +1

    Can’t wait for payday or chewy bar, those don’t seem easy with the raisins in each square

  • Rikitikisiki
    Rikitikisiki 4 days ago +1

    Fun fact related to the description of this video: Twix was originally "Raider" in Finland. It is called Twix now though.

  • Kassidy Nelson
    Kassidy Nelson 4 days ago +8

    You should do either Milky Way or 3 Musketeers
    (Just for you Claire, you won't temper chocolate for these, no matter what Chris says)

  • natty rey
    natty rey 5 days ago

    Claire is just phenomenally relentless. Mad respect!

  • Matt y
    Matt y 5 days ago +1

    I love twix

  • Therealmichaela
    Therealmichaela 5 days ago

    21:43 the amount of joy on her face is life saving

  • Alex Haduch
    Alex Haduch 5 days ago +42

    Claire (and anyone else who struggles with the right/left to clockwise/counter-clockwise conversion): Envision you're driving a car and someone tells you to turn left. The direction you'd turn the steering wheel is what you would consider "lefty loosey." Think of it that way.

  • Ruby Jackson
    Ruby Jackson 5 days ago +2

    Claire is the only other person I’ve seen that shares my opinion on the “righty tighty” rhyme

  • Hawkface7
    Hawkface7 5 days ago +1

    CLAIRE! I used to have that exact same confusion with the lefty loosey righty tighty stuff! My boyfriend explained it to me.
    Say you are turning a circular knob, or opening a bottle, look at the TOP half of the knob/cap only! This is the part that goes left and right! And if you are looking at it from various angles, still look at the top half from your perspective.

    • Ruby Jackson
      Ruby Jackson 5 days ago

      That explains the rhyme, but I’d like to argue that the rhyme doesn’t include that instruction and is thus wrong.

  • Lily Fleming
    Lily Fleming 6 days ago +2

    You should make Andy’s mints

  • brizzleyoh
    brizzleyoh 7 days ago +1

    You should remake airheads

  • xDnB Raven
    xDnB Raven 7 days ago

    Idk man if i was there with Claire id tell her it was perfect cuz they're amazing I'm so proud of her

  • lily
    lily 7 days ago


  • gorillaau
    gorillaau 7 days ago +15

    "No after breakfast dessert! That's inappropriate."

  • RammC RammC
    RammC RammC 7 days ago

    They taste like plastic now.

  • Bekah Hunt
    Bekah Hunt 7 days ago

    I never liked the cookie when you eat it alone. cause I used to take all the layers apart. I do the same with milky ways.

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    eMo Miscellaneous 7 days ago


  • Emma D'Amico
    Emma D'Amico 7 days ago

    Do pop tarts!!