Classic Snacks Made from Scratch (Paperback)

70 Homemade Versions of Your Favorite Brand-Name Treats

By Casey Barber

Ulysses Press, 9781612431215, 160pp.

Publication Date: February 19, 2013

List Price: 17.95*
* Individual store prices may vary.


Whip up amazing copycat versions of your favorite store-bought snacks, from Nacho Cheese Doritos® to Klondike® Bars, with the cookbook that Serious Eats calls, "a masterpiece of reverse engineering."

A cream-filled chocolate cupcake for dessert. Caramel popcorn while watching a movie. An ice cream sandwich on a hot summer day. What could be better than indulging in your favorite guilty pleasures? Having the fun and satisfaction of making them yourself with all-natural ingredients so they taste more delicious than the brand-name originals. This book faithfully reproduces beloved snacks and nostalgic vending machine classics, like:

•Nutter Butters®
•Nacho Cheese Doritos®
•Klondike® Bars
•Animals Crackers
•Sour Patch™ Kids
•Cinnamon Pop Tarts®

About the Author

Casey Barber is a freelance food writer, recipe developer and editor of Good. Food. Stories., a growing online magazine focusing on food from a storyteller’s perspective. Her work has also appeared in Serious Eats, ReadyMade, Gourmet Live, DRAFT, Time Out New York, iVillage, and other print and online publications.