Pastry Chef Attempts to Make Gourmet Sour Patch Kids | Gourmet Makes | Bon Appétit

  • Published on Oct 9, 2019
  • Join Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make a gourmet version of Sour Patch Kids!
    The Sour Patch Kids met in high school in Wichita, Kansas in 1964 and within two years were touring the world. At the time, they couldn’t have known they would become the biggest pop act of the decade, but with the perfect blend of talent, timing and dedication their ascension seems almost preordained in retrospect. Jimmy Redd’s swooning vocals, Janet Cherry’s lead guitar, Bill Lemon’s bouncy bass and Martha Green’s driving drums were met by screaming fans from Kansas to Kyoto. The songs “My Sugar Kid” (1965) and “Your Sour Smile” (1967) are now considered important contributions to the American music canon.
    These were the good years. The band’s legend grew and the money poured in. Their label, Sweet Sounds Music Group, pushed them to reach their audiences in new ways, building out their merchandising arm into clothing, lunch boxes and even a sour sugar-coated gummy candy. However, the label was also arguably responsible for the band’s downfall. In response to slightly drooping numbers, the label, citing a clause in the band’s contract that the four excited teenagers did not notice before signing back in 1964, added a new member to the group: Barry Blue. The new member of The Sour Patch Kids was not well received, within the band or by the fans. Critics considered his music style to be a step backwards to the band’s earliest sound, which many considered them to have grown out of. And in May of 1969, the creative differences came to a head and the band broke up. The label had the original four members blacklisted and they stopped making music all together. The only remnant of their success is the music they made and the Sour Patch Kids candy which remains popular to this day.
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Comments • 9 638

    L BANNA 7 hours ago

    Can you do pop rocks?

  • DavidW
    DavidW 19 hours ago

    Wher is the Haribo episode?

  • Mimi Schünemann
    Mimi Schünemann 23 hours ago

    cosmo! cosmo! cosmo! please bring him back for other videos! you are killing it man!

  • Cora Clark
    Cora Clark Day ago

    I feel bad for the editors, all that video, you have to imagine there's probably hours per video.

  • will :p
    will :p Day ago

    That’s gonna be kinda weird if she doesn’t delete the photos of cosmo

  • Sara You
    Sara You 2 days ago

    Cosmo is a mad-lad

  • Damola Alabi
    Damola Alabi 2 days ago

    “Nothing is too sour”... Cosmo ftw

  • Sophie Lukashenkova
    Sophie Lukashenkova 2 days ago

    why r claire and brad not married

  • Jose Velasquez
    Jose Velasquez 3 days ago

    These are my most favorite candy in all of existence but I feel like I’m the only person that hates the watermelon ones

  • Sandra Bennett
    Sandra Bennett 3 days ago

    The name sour patch kids sounds like cabbage patch kids.

  • Sandra Bennett
    Sandra Bennett 3 days ago

    Literally the whole video my mouth is salivating 🥺

  • Jean Eckhardt
    Jean Eckhardt 4 days ago

    4:37 dark claire show me invert sugar

  • Jean Eckhardt
    Jean Eckhardt 4 days ago +1


  • Prateek Choudhary
    Prateek Choudhary 5 days ago

    27:23 Don't show me that. Respect our beloved Chris and cut that part 😅

  • ohifonlyx33
    ohifonlyx33 6 days ago

    why does it ~t i n g l e?

  • Ida-Emilie
    Ida-Emilie 6 days ago

    I would die for gabby honestly

  • Its Me Robyn
    Its Me Robyn 8 days ago +1

    Claire - “ROYGIB”

    BİGVOWSTV 8 days ago

    So awesome content

  • gyups
    gyups 9 days ago +1

    Still bummed that footage of Claire didn't make it into the steak ep.

  • The Escapement
    The Escapement 10 days ago

    Cosmo is gonna be a star

  • Jenna Sanford
    Jenna Sanford 11 days ago

    The more I see of Delaney the more I think he’s just a college kid lol

  • Bianca Sánchez Origone

    Omg the huge box of food coloring is my favorite thing ever

  • Marley Wilson
    Marley Wilson 11 days ago

    Red = $trawberry

  • Alexandria Bailey
    Alexandria Bailey 12 days ago

    I know there was discussion of everyone switching shows for April fools. But I kind of want Cosmo to follow Clairs recipe for a gourmet makes. They're so adorable.

  • Inas Abdalla
    Inas Abdalla 13 days ago

    All these chewy candies remind me of Turkish delight

  • Todd Johnson
    Todd Johnson 13 days ago +1

    It’s tough to see someone fail over and over and over again. I wanted to give Claire a hug.

  • Hana Burgess
    Hana Burgess 13 days ago +1

    They always get so much of the original product, I wonder where they put it all.

  • Ethan Lineberry
    Ethan Lineberry 14 days ago

    The best series on FLash-player

  • ayavela nqayi
    ayavela nqayi 14 days ago

    My teeth hurt just watching this🤕

  • ca vill
    ca vill 15 days ago

    Erin: ThAT's nOt VegAN

  • i i p u r p l e g a l a x y

    I dont think she knows that the green one is lime.....

    AC ACTION! 15 days ago

    ''Nothing is too sour''
    Sour Patch Cosmo, 2019

  • Austin Graff
    Austin Graff 15 days ago

    Why do they always buy like 600 bags of the product shes trying to make😂

  • Marijana Brojcin
    Marijana Brojcin 16 days ago

    to much speak 😂

  • RNotelle
    RNotelle 16 days ago

    I really like that Cosmo!

  • Naomi Payan
    Naomi Payan 16 days ago

    Rhoda looks like lily potter

  • CoCo Toy tube
    CoCo Toy tube 16 days ago

    Bon appetit💌

  • Cozmo Janes
    Cozmo Janes 17 days ago

    That my name

  • BiggityBoggityBoo
    BiggityBoggityBoo 17 days ago

    I'm surprised that Claire even went for the purée type approach. I would have thought she'd boil something up with the peel/pulp involved to get the flavours into some water then strain, reduce and incorporate it into the juice.

  • austin marie
    austin marie 18 days ago

    claire should make fruit roll ups

  • Jordan Garrison
    Jordan Garrison 18 days ago

    Mouth is literally watering this whole time!

  • Itz _ellieplaysツღ
    Itz _ellieplaysツღ 18 days ago

    3:09 sorry I just wanted to try this out

  • Lily Tinoco
    Lily Tinoco 18 days ago

    Sourpatch kids watermelon is the best candy ever

  • Victoria Abel
    Victoria Abel 18 days ago

    I think the birthday guy likes Claire

  • Racing like a piss horse.

    I know this is completely off topic but, I want to say she looks no older than 25 but there grey in her hair is throwing me off.

    • RoYT
      RoYT 13 days ago

      She said "It's gross" and giggles a lot, so she's under 30. The gray hair is just a genetic thing.

  • Pyro Animus
    Pyro Animus 20 days ago

    i feel like not removing the seeds when boiling the apples is a bad idea, its probably not enough cyanide to hurt you but its probably not good for you either XD other than that i think this is awesome :)

  • wbexclusive
    wbexclusive 20 days ago +1

    How many Likes for Cute Cosmo? Lemme see!

  • Jazz
    Jazz 20 days ago


  • Emma Barnes
    Emma Barnes 21 day ago

    Anyone else struggling with their mouth salivating???

  • SaIamandr
    SaIamandr 21 day ago

    What a nice kid 😁

  • Cami Cri
    Cami Cri 21 day ago

    Claire's Sour patch kids look cuter! I wish I could taste it love sauer.

  • kamila turaeva
    kamila turaeva 21 day ago

    "3*3 is ...... this is going to be a long process"

  • David Lovell
    David Lovell 21 day ago


  • Alex Nolan
    Alex Nolan 21 day ago

    Please try and make a Cadbury’s twirl

  • Tim Walden
    Tim Walden 22 days ago

    Can we let andy know he has a cute butt and I'm attracted to him? K thanks! Lol

  • MyPaperTiger
    MyPaperTiger 23 days ago +1

    Who is the lady next to Gabby at 2:10 with the big curl hair? I always see her in the back and wonder who she is. Anybody know?

  • ThatBugBehindYou
    ThatBugBehindYou 23 days ago

    I love Sour candy, I love the sour taste Sour Patch Kids has, but I also love their specific sweet taste and their chewiness. I wish they made non sour versions just for those moments when you want something like SPK but you don't want sour on your tongue.

  • Angie Lopez
    Angie Lopez 23 days ago

    I wanna see gourmet dots... the more it sticks to your teeth the better

  • Yogita G Belavanaki
    Yogita G Belavanaki 23 days ago

    Sohla's tattoos 17:00 😍😍😍

  • Muzoon Al jabr
    Muzoon Al jabr 23 days ago

    Claire:”hot hot!!” Thats my nephew.
    Me:wait what?..................ohhhhhh 😅