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



  • Love that Claire made sour patch adults

    Lhhmat MathewsLhhmat Mathews7 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Pop

    Edward BlankenheimEdward Blankenheim16 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • I want to know does she eat all this or did she give it to other people as well I'm so confused where did she put all of this food and snacks

    Heleny ArroyoHeleny Arroyo21 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา
  • Cosmo: 👁 👄 👁 Carla: lol

    Franklin ArevaloFranklin Arevalo2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 8

    Breyona McLeanBreyona McLean2 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Does anyone else get confused between tasty and bon appetit

    Jahja IbrakovicJahja Ibrakovic3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Could you make? Gourmet Ritz Cheese Cracker Sandwiches When you're able to.

    No other Like my own skinNo other Like my own skin4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Who is this 17:08 sohla? She looks like a different person

    Grant WalkerGrant Walker4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "Nothing is too sour" love this kid lol

    musiczheirmusiczheir4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I just always thought sour patch kids was a play on cabbage patch kids but not at the same time 😂 Edit: commented this too early... she looked it up and I’m glad I wasn’t the only one that thought it 🥴🥴

    Chin Strap Of FatChin Strap Of Fat4 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Cosmo's tshirt is the best thing ever. I need one.

    Aimee WynhausenAimee Wynhausen5 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • There so big.

    Jay YJay Y6 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • ;

    Namen TellezNamen Tellez8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • That's WHAT she said!! 1:32

    shreyas mandhareshreyas mandhare8 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Claire: oh thats so sour Also Claire: drink lemon water

    Mika KMika K9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • You guys need to do extreme warheads!

    Kenneth WilliamsKenneth Williams9 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • They have

      Kirstin And KaneKirstin And Kane3 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "Don't show this part" *Shows this part*

    Bloom with LilyBloom with Lily9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • The description of this video is a literary masterpiece

    Audrey TAudrey T9 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • My mouth started salivating just watching Claire eat these XD

    saikogrrlsaikogrrl10 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • why did they not eat the freeze one ??!!

    roisinroisin11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • this is EXACTLY- i don’t mean to sound like katt williams- but this is EXACTLY what i’ve been waiting for

    Ariel RoseAriel Rose11 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • What's the best thing to have in a kitchen full of gas stoves? Clearly a sheet pan full of grain alcohol

    abe klineabe kline12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Your hair doesn’t match your face. Hair 50+ your face 20+ . How old are you?

    Kiayana SpillerKiayana Spiller12 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • As an Australian now living in Germany, the variety of product always amazes me. like only in America would you find 40 types of reeses 30 types of sour patch kids and a million types of other things gotdamn

    Zeinab WehbiZeinab Wehbi14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Cosmo: "Nothing is too sour..." Maangchi: "Hold my kimchi."

    James DoolingJames Dooling14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • claire goes through the five stages of grief like ten times in this one video

    syd bryantsyd bryant14 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I always wonder why she doesn’t or isn’t capable of once reading the ingredients to get a better or more clear idea of how they are made. And also taking very key base ingredients as a starter for how she should proceed in making something, especially when it comes to candy like this where I would imagine it’s a lot easier than what she makes it out to be.......... yes I understand the concept of making it gourmet, but you have to pick your battles when it comes to following and then changing a recipe

    Max TerryMax Terry15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • 10:30 Wow, Chris looks different.

    Terry DevlinTerry Devlin15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • went to the every way to cook a steak video and was very disappointed that claire's cameo didn't make the final cut :(

    Natalie HarmorNatalie Harmor15 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • I dont even like sourpatch kids but now I want some

    Bella SmithBella Smith16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • gaby !!!!!❤️

    brownie catbrownie cat16 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Am I the only one who loves the sound of the bags of kids? I mean.... yeah.

    Jamie KnightJamie Knight17 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Make pinata Mexico candies

    Aleezay KhanAleezay Khan18 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • something about these vids are so calming... right??

    Sarah SalihinSarah Salihin19 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • sour punch straws are better (the smaller ones with the bigger holes, not the long thing ones)

    PhillPhill19 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Flavor the gummies with cranberry, lime and orange to make a cosmo

    MondayNightBallroomMondayNightBallroom20 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Sohla looks rock n roll but her words so kind 😭😭😭

    Dilanny PuspitaDilanny Puspita20 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • my mouth is *watering*

    magical potatomagical potato21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Hot hot hot- like my what

    Olivia TiedjensOlivia Tiedjens21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • i had no idea Sohla had those sick ink 😍 love her so much

    Vontian SuwandiVontian Suwandi21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Who is gonna eat those originals afterwards??

    garcipatgarcipat21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Claire: you are not going to like the other ones Gaby literally dying:

    Blue Palm TreeBlue Palm Tree21 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • No! No gelatin!!

    liquidblackoutliquidblackout22 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Now that you guys have done everything a REALLY cool series could be other chefs in the kitchen try to re create Claire’s recipes while Clair competes and makes a Truly Gourmet version. (Same thing but better quality ingredients, chooses own flavors, etc.) it would be fun and competitive and I think a lot of people would LIKE to watch it!

    Dave RomeroDave Romero23 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Little did I know this was 40 minutes of my life...

    Qwertyforever :DQwertyforever :D23 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • "Ew, it's really wet" "Why does it tingle?" Two things you don't want to hear in a cooking video

    Scott ArmstrongScott Armstrong24 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Gabbie just seems like the best person ever

    Cassie None ya businessCassie None ya business25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Those Sour Patch Freeze are my favorites, but I can't find them anymore. I saw someone had them online for 50 bucks for a small bag...

    Drake CollinsDrake Collins25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Do they make you take chemistry in cooking school? I feel like chefs have a lot of chem knowledge

    Katie JacobsonKatie Jacobson25 วันที่ผ่านมา
    • (sorry if this is a stupid question)

      Katie JacobsonKatie Jacobson25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • When cooking candy like hard candy should i put the citric acid at the begening with the sugar, because at the end when it is hard candy the mix seems to always burn when i put my citric acid in

    Fulguro GeekFulguro Geek25 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Cosmo looks like mini delany

    Aliifa Andita TaufanAliifa Andita Taufan26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • She should make gourmet mochi

    Silje MolstadSilje Molstad26 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • Current Gourmet Makes Palm Oil Score: Palm Oil: 18 **No Palm Oil: 8**

    Michael SearMichael Sear27 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • “This one looks more like a baby” *goes to cut the leg to make it small 😂* (at around 36 mins) bone apple tea babe 😂! Much love ❤️

    jamie masonjamie mason28 วันที่ผ่านมา
  • When you suck on the Red ones so the "sour" is gone, it tastes exactly like Sweedish Fish

    Zoe DribnakZoe Dribnakหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Just thinking about this made my mouth hurt

    Meghan LoveMeghan Loveหลายเดือนก่อน
  • The more I watch these videos the more I develop a crush on Chris.

    Benjamin MarcanoBenjamin Marcanoหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Why wasn't Matt Gourley a guest on this episode? Shout out to all my Pistol Shrimps fans.

    Luke FerrisLuke Ferrisหลายเดือนก่อน
  • 0:24 me after my first time with a girl

    Gregor NeumannGregor Neumannหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Please make gourmet swedish fish

    Libby DelaoLibby Delaoหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Is Claire not allowed to light the stove with a match or something? Not that I would be surprised.

    D RobordsD Robordsหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Yessss Claire likes sour candyyyy

    Ashley DizzyAshley Dizzyหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Cosmo is too cute to eat

    Gab QGab Qหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Claire: *attempts to make sour patch kids* Nobody: Also Claire: Makes a cherry gel that burns Chris.

    Tabor MenardTabor Menardหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I thought she'd trace him on a large paper, print it off to desirable size and make the mold around the trace. Or do that with a printed photo...

    Eligh WeiszEligh Weiszหลายเดือนก่อน
  • The video description gives me life

    Kailan Tyler-MossKailan Tyler-Mossหลายเดือนก่อน
  • as someone with poor dental health, watching this episode hurts my teeth. i haven't been able to eat a sour patch kid in years rip. and the watermelon ones ARE the best.

    katie leffelkatie leffelหลายเดือนก่อน
  • Lol you love sour but don’t like warheads

    Zac Del03Zac Del03หลายเดือนก่อน
  • For most gummy candies, you should use cornstarch and depress your shape and pour in your candy and let it cool and set. It would make the process alot easier.

    Derek WilliamsDerek Williamsหลายเดือนก่อน
  • I have such a crush on Brad.

    It's LornIt's Lornหลายเดือนก่อน
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