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

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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  • I love Cosmo!! So cute

    Jamie DeniseJamie Denise37 นาทีที่ผ่านมา
  • Are we gonna talk about the fact that sour patch kids are vegan...

    Eunice BiersackEunice Biersackชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • These are supposed to look like children

    Jubilee LillianJubilee Lillian2 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Claire and brad would actually be good for each other?

    Anna MSAnna MS4 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • The ending with Cosmo makes it allll worth it!

    Shafiqhah EfandiShafiqhah Efandi6 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Fun fact: if you eat a whole bag of takis no stopping your mouth will hurt afterwards and like he said “cut your tongue”

    Nutty .GNutty .G10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • You should try sugarless gummy bears

    katsumakatsuma11 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Gourmet Butterfingers?

    Nicholas WilliamsNicholas Williams14 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I feel like Claire is constantly drunk

    _pksupreme __pksupreme _16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Woman: my kid Cosmo is coming tomorrow Claire: the only approval I need is the approval of Cosmo

    Næp SæckNæp Sæck19 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Make gourmet blow pops Pop rocks Gum Toaster strudels Creamsicles Barbecue chips

  • You are so indecisive about how to mold things that you should just get a 3D printer to make molds. 😂

  • The watermelon ones are the best ones ever🍉

    Layla ColeyLayla Coleyวันที่ผ่านมา
  • Everytime I watch these videos my mouth starts to water.

    No kema CuhhNo kema Cuhhวันที่ผ่านมา
  • iloveyousomot

    zader johnsonzader johnsonวันที่ผ่านมา

  • Omg can you please try make warhead sour lollies 🤪

    Tiana HarrisTiana Harrisวันที่ผ่านมา
  • 🌈🚥🚥🚥Please make gourmet Friuty Pebble's!!!!!🚥🚥🚥🌈

    zorin79zorin792 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • “I’m so sick of eating steak, it’s so great to have a little fruit” *Scurvy has entered the chat*

    Jessie JamesonJessie Jameson2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My favorite munchie

    Tj Garner-OstlandTj Garner-Ostland2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • She said she don’t like sweet sour spicy when she ate and made talkies

    Simone DanielsSimone Daniels2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Isn't sour patch similar to gummy bears but sour and no gelatin

    TopazLightTopazLight2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The trick to have gelatins candy that doesn't stick together is to mold them in corn starch. That way you dry the edge and you have a mold that is never sticky! 😉

    Marie-Pier G.ProvençalMarie-Pier G.Provençal2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • sour step-children

    Anthony AndersonAnthony Anderson3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The blue ones are literally better than any other candy

    Joe/joseph ImpsonJoe/joseph Impson3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Sour patch kids taste like gasoline and I love that for us.

    Daniel DyalDaniel Dyal3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I wanna see an episode with Chris and Claire🤣

    frrd kelpfrrd kelp3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Yes! 100,00 like. XD

    3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I dont think ppl should tell camera men to cut things out the video cus it give em more reason to point it out

    Rob2xRob2x4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Gourmet butter finger

    Kim FriesenKim Friesen4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Sorry but at 12:00 did I hear her say "hot hot, it's my nephew" ???? Cause ?????

    KENNA XKENNA X4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • why not research jubjubs? same consistancy as the SPK

    Randy PattyRandy Patty4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • What about Gormet Warheads?

    Supernaturalist JudgmentSupernaturalist Judgment4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 17:20 ITS CLEM !!!

    lastimosalastimosa4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Just got into making candied citrus peel since our limeittode tree decided to flood us with 'lemons' this year. Never thought I'd actually need a Claire video to help out in a recipe- thank you Claire!

    S CastellanosS Castellanos4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • it took her 28 minutes to figure out gelatin...

    prinxcipeprinxcipe4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 6:38

    instax Lens 60mm Focus Range 0.6-Infinityinstax Lens 60mm Focus Range 0.6-Infinity5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 25:30 what else is in that drawer? :DDD

    Matej FockoMatej Focko5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Can't believe i missed this one! ❤️❤️❤️

    Elusive CreatureElusive Creature5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • when she reads the ingredients it sounds like she’s reading the enchantments on a minecraft enchantment table

    Jace PotterJace Potter5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Extreme sours are the only ones I can eat. The regulars aren’t sour enough. Does anyone remember atomic warheads? Those were HUGE in 1992.

    Meg DiPaoloMeg DiPaolo5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • As it is approaching Christmas season, Claire should try and make a terry’s chocolate orange! It’s the sign that Christmas is here when I see them in stores.

    Florentine OverkoFlorentine Overko5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • “Hot, Hot. It’s my nephew”

    Maya AchabMaya Achab5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You should try making the whopper candy!

    Alana LudlowAlana Ludlow5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • How did you get the freeze ones? I cant find them anywhere!

    miapia17miapia175 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • chris: why dose it tingle? Clair: HUUUH! Chris: is it like a chemical burn?

    Brady McDonaldBrady McDonald5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • All those sour patch kids would be gone in a day or two lol

    Coolduderules12Coolduderules125 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Nothing is too sour I know I can be too *salty*

    Audrey KertAudrey Kert6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Please make gourmet TimTams!!!

    Keely DriscollKeely Driscoll6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • It’s a sour patch adult 😬

    hadiy101hadiy1016 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Claire : “Don’t show this part.” Editor : Shows it again, in slow motion, in black and white with dramatic music.

    Weaver OznerolWeaver Oznerol6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 23:59 recognizing that she made a chemical.

    BTSarmychildBTSarmychild6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I’d love to see Claire make gourmet Jaffa cakes. Any brits here?

    Amelia Harrop-DaviesAmelia Harrop-Davies6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • She looks identical to a girl I went to high school with

    MalikMalik6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Naming your kid cosmo is kinda stupid not gonna lie

    Danny PrzedpelskiDanny Przedpelski6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Did I miss the ingredients list or?

    Joshua A. GrotheerJoshua A. Grotheer6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Kid at the beginning(Cosmo):That was an experience. Claire at the end in her head: That was an experience.

    Sierra sunshineSierra sunshine7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Why call it a test kitchen if you're afraid to lose time trying something innovative? I really felt that Claire's original direction was more "gourmet." She ended up having to settle on a more atypical, "commercial" process because she was being rushed. I get it... It's a production. But I think a serious decision needs to be made about whether you're trying to improve upon something or just churn out another video. Used to watch these videos a little more, but kind-of getting tired of the passive-aggressiveness towards Claire.

    Keven JonesKeven Jones7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • When gaby ran 😂

    spooky scary skeletonsspooky scary skeletons7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Gourmet kit kats

    Anna RosAnna Ros7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Wait is Gabby the only test kitchen manager?

    MrFluckerzMrFluckerz7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • When I saw it came out of the fridge I was like WHERE’D IT GO?!?!

    LuckyDaDog StudiosLuckyDaDog Studios7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Don’t you you ever see comments and think; man... I wished I commented that.

    Tristan KimTristan Kim7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 9:22!!!! WaLk LiKe A eYgPtIaN

    Joey The Triple C THICCC CATJoey The Triple C THICCC CAT7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Brad and clair should dateeee

    Ocean IslandOcean Island7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Was the little guy named after Cosmo Kramer?

    Kary J.Kary J.7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • That kid's enamel on his teeth is going to be completely gone by the time he turns 18. Acid isn't good for your teeth, kids.

    BeenyxBeenyx7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • does anyone else read the info box? whoever writes that stuff each episode is hilarious

    Aymun AhmedAymun Ahmed7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Ever clear was my drink in college 😂.

    DeeQAwakenedDeeQAwakened7 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Is it just me or is she kinda pretty Just me? ok

    Shamona LisaShamona Lisa8 วันที่ผ่านมา
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