About Claire Saffitz

Claire Saffitz is the host of Bon Appétit’s Gourmet Makes and Baking School, both on YouTube and iTunes, and contributes stories and recipes to the print magazine. After graduating from Harvard University, Saffitz received a master’s degree in culinary history from McGill in Montreal and then studied pastry in Paris at École Grégoire Ferrandi. She lives in New York City. @csaffitz

A single oat and pecan brittle cookie on a white background.

Oat and Pecan Brittle Cookies

Crisp edges. Chewy center. Caramelized awesomeness that defies words. And a marginal healthfulness from oats that makes it entirely too easy to justify having another one.