Stir It Up! Ding Dongs and Twinkies no more? Have no fear. Food bloggers to the rescue. (+video)

Ding Dongs, Twinkies, SuzyQs, Hostess Cupcakes, and Ho Hos could soon be disappearing from the supermarket aisle. But food bloggers have been figuring out how to make these things for years in their own kitchen. Here's a sampling of a few.


Goodbye Twinkies. Hostess Brands Inc. announced on Friday, Nov. 16 that it was "winding down operations" and filing for bankruptcy, it said in a statement. If you can move past the demise of a pop food cultural icon (what kid growing up in the 1970s and '80s did not have Twinkies or Ho Hos in their lunchbox?), and also the somewhat shocking revelation that "Hostess Brands will move promptly to lay off most of its 18,500-member workforce," you will find that SuzyQs and her friends live on in homemade forms.