Macaroon Recipes

Allrecipes has over 60 recipes for American-style coconut macaroons and French macarons in chocolate, pistachio, almond and vanilla.

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Perfect Coconut Macaroons

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After falling in love with a local bakery's coconut macaroon, I attempted to create a duplicate version at home. This is what I came up with.
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Macarons

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Macaron is the French word for macaroon, but are never the coconut-based cookie. Macarons are one of the most amazing pastries, with hundreds of flavors and fillings. Macarons are made from almond flour and meringue, with even the pros claiming to failure on a regular basis. After going through dozens of recipes and trials, this is the most reliable macaron recipe I could come up with. You could get lighter using the Italian meringue method, but it's less dependable.
French Recipes

French Macarons

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These cookies are a labor of love and we did a lot of research to perfect this recipe for you, after our own failures. Please follow as written and you will have a delicious and well-presented cookie. You may wish to experiment with different fillings. Enjoy!
Macaroons

Macaroons

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Beaten egg whites make these macaroons light and foamy.
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Macaron (French Macaroon)

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This is the quintessential macaron (NOT macaroon) recipe. I am a baker's apprentice, and after much trial and error, we (the baker and I) finally perfected the technique. We decided to share with you all. Pipe your choice of filling on a cookie and sandwich another cookie on top. These are like cloud cookie sandwiches and are delicious if done correctly. If you want to do it the super-easy way, just fill with your favorite flavor of frosting. Enjoy!
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Coconut Macaroons III

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This recipe has won many 1st place ribbons at my state fair. They are very simple to make.
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Oatmeal Chocolate Coconut Macaroons

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No fuss, no bake, coconut, oatmeal, and chocolate cookies! One of our Christmas favorites! You can also freeze these! Enjoy!
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Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons

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Even first-time cookie makers can pull off super moist, tender, chewy macaroons. Using sweetened condensed milk streamlines the operation and produces a very nice texture. Simple to make and easy to transport, these are the ultimate cookies to bring to any potluck. Just stick an almond inside each macaroon if you want to relive that chocolate-coated coconut-filled candy bar of your childhood.
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French Recipes

French Macaroons

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Fantabulous colored, bite-sized macaroons. Divide batter into thirds and color one-third pink and flavor with raspberry flavoring; color one-third yellow and flavor with lemon flavoring; color one-third pale blue and flavor with vanilla. Fill and make sandwich cookies with filling of choice, like peach jam or strawberry preserves.
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Halloween Macarons

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Macarons colored for Halloween with a mascarpone-caramel filling. After much trial and error, I was able to perfect a macaron recipe that worked for me. I am a reluctant baker but this seems to work even for a scatterbrain like me. It is very important that certain guidelines are followed to ensure a proper cookie. These are worth every effort. I recommend weighing the ingredients instead of using volume measurements.
French Recipes

Best French Macarons

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Magic happens when sugar, almond flour, and airy egg whites come together in perfect harmony to form the delicate disks the French call macarons. Follow this step-by-step guide and what goes on in those patisseries will no longer be a mystery! Store macarons in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
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Light and Fluffy Coconut Macaroons

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A great recipe that makes light and fluffy coconut macaroons.
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Inspiration and Ideas

How to Make Macarons

Master the macaron! Here's how to make light and airy macaron cookies that are crispy on the outside, tender and chewy on the inside.

Coconut Macaroons III

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Almond Macaroon Nests

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This is a tradition at Easter in our family! A delicate butter cookie, decorated with colored coconut to look like a little nest and filled with chocolate covered almonds or peanuts.