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

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  • Published: 19 April 2019
  • It's that time of year again when peeps are on the menu. Peeps, those little birds full of cushiony marshmallow and coasted with the sugariest of colored sugar, come in all shapes and colors. Join Claire Saffitz in the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen as she attempts to make a gourmet version of peeps!!!

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    Watch the TODAY clip on how peeps are made: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fjbQ7YT2yfg

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Comments • 14 483

  • Elizabeth Ordonez
    Elizabeth Ordonez  5 hours back

    I never wanted to taste a peep so bad in my life! My mouth is watering.

    • Lauren
      Lauren  5 hours back

      18:03 I died. Oh Claire...
      Poor beakless Peepos...

      • No other Like my own skin

        Spearmint Starlite Mints Gourmet

        • Isha Raman
          Isha Raman  1 days back

          Ok but Gabi is ICONIC

          • Janani Siva
            Janani Siva  1 days back

            This only applies to British young adults/teens - this reminds me of the clangers! Yes/no?!

            • NessNess111
              NessNess111  2 days back

              Gourmet nerds rope!

              • OrigamiGirl95
                OrigamiGirl95  2 days back

                I could eat a whole package of peeps, lol!
                I like marshmallows and sugar, so it's the perfect combo of both. XD

                • Haley Mundy
                  Haley Mundy  3 days back

                  One way to make peeps so much better : let them get stale

                  • Danny Manning
                    Danny Manning  3 days back

                    I would like to see an update on "Moon Pie"

                    • No other Like my own skin

                      When you're able to. Can you make videos regarding these?
                      Stacy's Pita Chips

                      Trix Cereal

                      • Chase
                        Chase  4 days back

                        pop rocks would be awesome

                        • Road Films Ltd fan
                          Road Films Ltd fan  4 days back

                          please try making fun dip you got it stuck in my mind

                          • ʏᴀsᴍɪɴ мιиσѕ

                            Am I the only one who loves Peeps 😅

                            • Coastal Coyote
                              Coastal Coyote  5 days back

                              I like to roast my peeps (bunnies for the win). The outside gets all crusty and crackly and the inside is all melty.
                              Also, it is so cool (to me) that I know some of this plant and animal stuff that you guys talk about learning while making the videos. Like the marshmallow plant! I'm not intelligent by any stretch of the imagination, so knowing weird facts most people don't is my only claim to being useful. It's so much fun when that (rarely) happens.

                              • 300DBenz
                                300DBenz  6 days back

                                Wait...carnauba wax is an ingredient?

                                I’ve been waxing my car with liquid Peeps?!?

                                • Jenrose
                                  Jenrose  1 weeks back

                                  I mean it sounds at first glance like a basic marshmallow recipe--eggwhite is all well and good but a standard recipe is less allergenic, which I like, and SUPER fast and easy to whip together. Also easily amended with flavoring (I've made peppermint vanilla, root beer, and almond flavored marshmallows with the same basic recipe.)

                                  • Livin like Louie
                                    Livin like Louie  1 weeks back

                                    My mom loves peeps except she pokes a hole in the package and lets it get Hard or something

                                    • Trisha moghe
                                      Trisha moghe  1 weeks back

                                      Dear Editor,

                                      We all want THIN MINTS
                                      THANKYOU

                                      • Lemanakmelo
                                        Lemanakmelo  1 weeks back

                                        15:59

                                        • Sydney P
                                          Sydney P  1 weeks back

                                          Where can I get an apron like that!!

                                          • Camille-H. Fournier
                                            Camille-H. Fournier  2 weeks back

                                            DAY 3 CURSE 😂

                                            • Purple Liveoak
                                              Purple Liveoak  2 weeks back

                                              When she pulled out the turmeric my brain immediately went to freeze dried carrot dust, veeeryyy Easter

                                              • Megan Smith
                                                Megan Smith  2 weeks back

                                                "hopefully we'll wrap this up on day 2!" says claire, as I look at the time and see that it is only 8.75 mins out of 24.5

                                                • Cam and Minnepeg
                                                  Cam and Minnepeg  2 weeks back

                                                  Sour patch kids. Except we can call them Sour Saffitz’.

                                                  • Cam and Minnepeg
                                                    Cam and Minnepeg  2 weeks back

                                                    The best way to eat a peep: spear it on a bamboo skewer and toast it on the stove. Immediately hold it in the freezer for the melted sugar to harden into a shell: gently pull the shell off and savor the delight it is. Repeat until peep is gone.

                                                    • Mr. llama head
                                                      Mr. llama head  2 weeks back

                                                      But i like peeps

                                                      • Italy Romano
                                                        Italy Romano  2 weeks back

                                                        yeah so I do I. I feel personally attacked by everyone hatred. Also, I do not except that they are gross they are marshmallows, marshmallows are good.

                                                    • ZLDL
                                                      ZLDL  2 weeks back

                                                      10:34 a moment that would go down in history

                                                      • Daddy Satan
                                                        Daddy Satan  2 weeks back

                                                        Makkeeee theeeeeeeeeeee poooopppppppppppp rockkkkkkkkksssssssssssssss

                                                        • ted garner
                                                          ted garner  2 weeks back

                                                          brad prank with garlic in the ear..

                                                          • StarSong’s Spirit
                                                            StarSong’s Spirit  2 weeks back

                                                            Ya know the saying you shouldn’t eat what you can’t read for ingredients?






                                                            I can read most.






                                                            Woah.

                                                            • Lord Poppy
                                                              Lord Poppy  2 weeks back

                                                              Peeps are good for one thing. Sticking them in the microwave and blowing them up

                                                              • Sanjana Venkatraman
                                                                Sanjana Venkatraman  2 weeks back

                                                                Brad reminds me so much of Teddy from Bobs Burgers and i only ever hear him whenever Brad makes an appearance it's ADORABLE.

                                                                • Julie Anderson-Lyons
                                                                  Julie Anderson-Lyons  2 weeks back

                                                                  They really got some pointy points

                                                                  • Tina Davies
                                                                    Tina Davies  2 weeks back

                                                                    Did that woman say air and love are the 4th and 5th most important ingredients in peep making?!?! 🤦‍♀️💀

                                                                    • Ijenna Osuji
                                                                      Ijenna Osuji  2 weeks back

                                                                      Peep Jousting?
                                                                      Can I work here? 😭😭😭

                                                                      • volts- ѧ
                                                                        volts- ѧ  2 weeks back

                                                                        q-tips are the number one cause of broken ear drums in america- i don't think garlic is a much better idea.

                                                                        • Kimberly Koonuk
                                                                          Kimberly Koonuk  2 weeks back

                                                                          My favorite is birthsay cake peeps, taste like vanilla

                                                                          • Mowgli Hajduk
                                                                            Mowgli Hajduk  2 weeks back

                                                                            Lol wtf! A clove of garlic in the ear, really? They are just f-ing with you darling 🤣😂🤣

                                                                            • tom
                                                                              tom  2 weeks back

                                                                              chris: your dedication is admirable
                                                                              claire: i don’t think this is the same thing as dedication, i think this is called mania
                                                                              chris as sister sarah joan in lady bird (2017): don’t you think maybe they are the same thing? Dedication and mania?

                                                                              • sgeine
                                                                                sgeine  2 weeks back

                                                                                it's pronounced carnoooooba wax, not carnaba.... it's used on surf boards and cars

                                                                                • Avery Davis
                                                                                  Avery Davis  2 weeks back

                                                                                  When they do the slow motion and sad music it just gets me 😂😂

                                                                                  • Marine3D
                                                                                    Marine3D  2 weeks back

                                                                                    For ear uncloging - just try to say aaa.. and move your lower jaw in every posible direction at the same time. That way you balance air presure from both sides of your ear. You have to rest for couple minutes before your next atempt.

                                                                                    • mariekt
                                                                                      mariekt  3 weeks back

                                                                                      the beak transplant part has me in tears😭😂

                                                                                      • Jaime Garner
                                                                                        Jaime Garner  3 weeks back

                                                                                        I feel like Claire and I would be good friends. Her reaction to them saying that love is an ingredient in Peeps was the exact same to mine. Also when she says today's going to be a wrap up day and finishing touches and I see we're only half way through the video...poor Claire

                                                                                        • Samantha Lincroft
                                                                                          Samantha Lincroft  3 weeks back

                                                                                          DFTBA!

                                                                                          • narkune
                                                                                            narkune  3 weeks back

                                                                                            These things are so gross and I don’t even really consider them food, but I’ll watch Claire make anything

                                                                                            • madeleine findley
                                                                                              madeleine findley  3 weeks back

                                                                                              brad talking about the peeps looking like ducks taking naps is my favorite thing

                                                                                              • Alejandra López-Oliveros

                                                                                                That Mafalda apron <3

                                                                                                • Katherine Ramírez
                                                                                                  Katherine Ramírez  3 weeks back

                                                                                                  Alejandra López-Oliveros Esperaba que alguien más lo notara 😻😻😻😻😻😻😻