Macarons… those colorful cookie looking sweets you so often see in the bakery. They’re sweet and nutty with a slightly crunchy outside and a soft and chewy inside.
If you’re looking to make your own, you’ve come to the right place! This great collection of Macaron Recipes has so many tasty varieties.
From basic flavors like vanilla and chocolate, to unique varieties like key lime pie and snickers, you’ll find a whole range of your favorite dessert.
Bake your way through this colorful collection, and impress your friends and family with these delicious treats.
1. French Macarons
Macarons make a wonderful desert, and aren’t super well known, so you can make some that are truly unique. What better way to get started than with these French Macarons? They’re crispy and they’re crunchy, and they’re super delicious.
2. Red Velvet Macarons
We’ve got flavors for everybody on this list, and we’re starting things off with red velvet. The ingredients list is pretty simple, although you will need a ton of food coloring. The filling tastes like frosting on a cake, which ties the whole thing together.
3. Key Lime Pie Macarons
Regardless of whether or not it’s summertime, it’s always a great time to make these key lime pie macarons. They’re filled with a key lime cream cheese filling that’s slightly tangy, and covered in crushed graham crackers.
4. Chocolate Macarons
We aren’t about to forget to include one of, if not the most popular dessert flavor! Chocolate fans are sure to rejoice at the taste of these chocolate macarons. They’re easy to make, and filled with a wonderful chocolate ganache.
5. Vanilla Macarons
If we have chocolate, we can’t forget about vanilla! Vanilla is often regarded as simple or plain, but these vanilla macarons will change your mind quickly! The addition of vanilla bean paste and French buttercream helps add tons of flavor.
6. Strawberry Macarons
Continuing with the classic flavors, we have these strawberry macarons. They use a French macaron shell and they’re filled with sweet strawberry American buttercream. Perfect for die-hard fans of strawberry, or just casual enjoyers.
7. Nutella Macarons
Who doesn’t love Nutella? If you don’t, you certainly haven’t tried these Nutella macarons! The shell of the macaron is infused with Dutch processed cocoa powder, and the filling is made up of spectacular Nutella buttercream.
8. Mango Raspberry Macarons
Mango raspberry isn’t as popular as some of the other flavors on this list, but these mango raspberry macarons are sure to cement the flavor as a worthy favorite. The shell also has a pretty swirl that’s pink and yellow.
9. White Chocolate Rose Macarons
We didn’t forget about white chocolate! While it’s not as popular as regular chocolate, these white chocolate rose macarons are sure to be a hit with fans of white chocolate and regular chocolate. Why not give them a try?
10. Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Macarons
These raspberry and dark chocolate macarons are simply amazing. They don’t just look great, but they taste great too! They use dark chocolate buttercream and the insides are filled with a bunch of raspberry quick jam.
11, Margarita Macarons
Most things that have alliteration are good, so try these marvelous margarita macarons! They’re perfect for any kind of celebration, whether it’s with a huge crowd, or just you! The recipe also has two different ways to make them, so you can experiment and figure out your favorite.
12. Caramel Coffee Macarons
Caramel and coffee are a classic pairing, and these caramel coffee macarons prove that the flavor combination isn’t overrated. The macarons use a coffee-flavored shell, and the insides have salted caramel frosting.
13. Cookies and Cream Macarons
Speaking of classic flavors and great pairings, cookies and cream is another beloved classic that takes macaron form in these cookies and cream macaron. The macaron shell is made with crushed Oreos, and the filling is a cookies and cream ganache.
14. Colorful Macarons
One of the best things about macarons is how colorful and beautiful you can make them, and these colorful macarons take that to a whole new level! They’re decorated with sprinkles and melted chocolate, and filled with a delicious cream cheese frosting.
15. Chocolate Peanut Butter Macarons
Yet another wonderful flavor combination is chocolate and peanut butter, so of course a macaron version is awesome. They’re filled with salty, sweet, and creamy peanut butter filling, and they use a chewy chocolate shell.
16. Salted Caramel Macarons
Almost everyone loves salted caramel, and almost everyone is sure to love these salted caramel macarons. They use a simple French macaron shell, and they are filled with homemade salted caramel buttercream.
17. Snickers Macarons
Snickers are a well-loved candy, and everything that’s loved about the classic candy is fused into this tasty macaron. They use peanut powder macaron shells, and they’re filled with nougat, roasted and salted peanuts, and a bit of dulce de leche.
18. Pumpkin Macarons
What better way to get into the Halloween/autumn season than making these perfect pumpkin macarons? Even if it’s not near Halloween, these macarons are so good, you’ll be wanting to make them all year long, regardless of the season.
19. Lemon Raspberry Macarons
These lemon raspberry macarons use a classic French macaron smooth crisp shell, and they have a chewy center that contains super delicious lemon buttercream filling. They may be daunting to make at first, but the recipe isn’t too difficult to follow.
20. Mango Macarons
We can’t let strawberries take all the fame! These mango macarons are marvelous! They are a true celebration of mangos, so if you already like mangos as a fruit, you’ll be sure to love these macarons, especially the mango buttercream.
21. Lemon Macarons
Filled with lemon buttercream and lemon curd, it’s lemon macarons! Not only are they beautiful aesthetically, but they taste even better than they look! The recipe also goes over an easy way to store macarons, as they can sometimes be hard to store.
22. Pistachio Macarons
Just as the name implies, these pistachio macarons have wonderful pistachio flavors. While it may not be a surprise, what will surprise you is how absolutely amazing they are. Whether or not you’re a huge lover of pistachios, give these a try!
23. Champagne Macarons
Champagne macarons might sound crazy, but if you think that then you haven’t tried the light and creamy champagne buttercream that these macarons are filled with. They’re also just plain beautiful, and they’re painted in edible gold paint.
24. Tiramisu Macarons
A classic Italian dish takes macaron form with these tiramisu macarons. They use vanilla-coffee almond cookies and they’re filled with a tiramisu filling. The combination of the chocolate and cheese flavors will just melt in your mouth!
25. Valentines Macarons
It might not be Valentine’s Day, but that doesn’t mean it’s a bad time to surprise your loved one with these Valentine’s macarons. Even if you celebrate Valentine’s Day alone, show yourself a little self-love, and make these for yourself.
Wow, so many varieties of macarons! Which one will you try first?
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