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Robin’s Egg Macarons

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Robin's Egg Macarons.  Easy to make and perfect for Spring!

Hey y’all!! I hope you are enjoying all the Spring recipes I’ve been sharing this month!  I thought Spring was right around the corner with our temps reaching 74 tomorrow, but….. it is dropping to 38 that night.  So these springy macarons are brighten up a chilly day.

I love the colors of robin’s eggs and they just scream spring to me.  I knew it would be a fabulous look for macarons.

Robin's Eggs Macarons

Macarons can be intimidating, they are a fussy cookie to make, however they are actually a very easy cookie to make, it uses few ingredients and few steps.  The challenge is in the folding, a few strokes to much or too little and your macarons won’t come out perfectly.  This is my second time making macarons and while I did have a few casualties I was happy with the way they came out.  I think I could have whipped my egg whites a minute or two longer and I think I might have let them set before baking just a touch too long resulting in a few being lopsided.  These flaws did not make them any less delicious lol!

I know you can look for macaron recipes on the internet and you are going to see a whole lot of rules and tips and it might get overwhelming.  I have found a no fail recipe from Entertaining With Beth that includes a YouTube video and it will have you making macarons in no time!

The only tip I can share personally is to go ahead an invest in a silpat macaron sheet, they are like 12 bucks on Amazon, they have an outline for each, without this silpat I cannot pipe even circles for the life of me lol

The recipe is simple, just follow the tips in the video and you’ll be fine.  My other tip is to not give up after the first or second or third try.  These are a delicious cookie and with practice you can make them perfect too.

Robin's Egg Macarons.  Perfect for Spring!

I whip these up and fill them with a whipped  chocolate ganache.  I add just a bit of light blue food coloring to give them a robin’s egg color and then before baking I sprinkle them with a little cocoa powder for that speckled look.

Gorgeous Robin's Eggs Macarons

They are gorgeous and perfect for your Easter table.  You can resist this light cookies with chocolate filling?

So don’t be scared, take your time and you too will have amazing macarons that will wow!

 

Head on over to Dana’s and check out her Fluffy Bunny Tails, yum!!

bunny tails

Want more Spring Desserts? Check out my other Springy Recipes!

Easter Egg Bark

Banana Split Cake
Banana Split Cake

 

Lemon Brownies
Lemon Brownies

 

Lemon Curd Meringues
Lemon Curd Meringues

 

Lemon Curd Blossoms
Lemon Curd Blossoms

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23 Comments

  1. These are so beautiful! I’ve made meringue cookies before but have not tried macarons (yet :)). That is such a great tip to submerge the eggs in warm water if you didn’t have a chance to let them sit out on the counter. Thanks so much for sharing. Pinning and sharing this recipe! :)

  2. OMG! These are so incredibly beautiful! Great job, Parrish! Thanks for including the video, too; so helpful. Pinning…everywhere…!

  3. Had to stop by from “The Makers” because your macarons totally caught my eye. They are gorgeous! I’ve always wanted to try making them… Pinned to share and so I can come back for the tutorial. Thanks!!

  4. Oh my gosh- so dang pretty! So glad you linked up at Snickerdoodle Sunday- can’t wait to see your latest makes this weekend!

    Sarah (Sadie Seasongoods)

  5. They are so pretty I wouldn’t want to eat them! I’ve only made macaroons once and they were a disaster. I’ll have to try them again :)

  6. These are the cutest cookies. I’ve never made macarons (because I’m intimidated), but this recipe makes me want to try my hand at it. I always buy them at the store and pay a ton for them. I can’t believe they only have a few ingredients! Pinning for later.

  7. Hi

    These look amazing! I had decided to give up making macarons after about the 12th time! But you’ve convinced me to keep going! ;)

    stopping by from It Bakes Me Happy linky :)

    Shel @ Sweet Petite5 stars

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