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    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes

    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.

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes.

    1. French Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - French.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ sugargeekshow

    2. Red Velvet Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - Red velvet.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ piesandtacos

    3. Key Lime Pie Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - key lime pie.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ barleyandsage

    4. Chocolate Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - chocolate.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ houseofnasheats

    5. Vanilla Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - vanilla.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ baranbakery

    6. Strawberry Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - strawberry.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ kitchen335

    7. Nutella Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - nutella.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ foodduchess

    8. Mango Raspberry Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - mango raspberry.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ piesandtacos

    9. White Chocolate Rose Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - white chocolate rose.

    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?

    Get the Recipe @ barleyandsage

    10. Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - raspberry dark chocoloate.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ cloudykitchen

    11, Margarita Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - margarita.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ mikebakesnyc

    12. Caramel Coffee Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - caramel coffee.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ tatyanaseverydayfood

    13. Cookies and Cream Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - cookies and cream.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ houseofnasheats

    14. Colorful Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - colorful.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ piesandtacos

    15. Chocolate Peanut Butter Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - chocolate peanut butter.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ bromabakery

    16. Salted Caramel Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - salted caramel.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ barleyandsage

    17. Snickers Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - snickers.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ bloggerbests

    18. Pumpkin Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - pumpkin.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ chelsweets

    19. Lemon Raspberry Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - lemon raspberry.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ iambaker

    20. Mango Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - mango.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ barleyandsage

    21. Lemon Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - lemon.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ piesandtacos

    22. Pistachio Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - pistachio.

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ houseofnasheats

    23. Champagne Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - champagne.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ barleyandsage

    24. Tiramisu Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - tiramisu.

    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!

    Get the Recipe @ tatyanaseverydayfood

    25. Valentines Macarons

    The 25 BEST Macaron Recipes - valentines.

    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.

    Get the Recipe @ cloudykitchen

    Wow, so many varieties of macarons! Which one will you try first?

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