Classic Snacks Made from Scratch (Paperback)

70 Homemade Versions of Your Favorite Brand-Name Treats

By Casey Barber

Ulysses Press, 9781612431215, 192pp.

Publication Date: February 19, 2013

List Price: 17.95*
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"Barber's book is 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(R)
-Nacho Cheese Doritos(R)
-Klondike(R) Bars
-Animals Crackers
-Sour Patch(TM) Kids
-Cinnamon Pop Tarts(R)

Wouldn't it be nice if junk food wasn't full of junk? This book answers that dilemma by serving up recipes for delicious, preservative-free treats made with the good, old-fashioned ingredients--flour, sugar and butter. With 70 scrumptiously salty and sweet recipes, plus mouth-watering full-color photos, this.

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.