Yield: Makes 60 cookies for 30 sandwiches
Put a fun holiday spin on these delicate French meringue sandwich cookies by rolling them in crushed peppermint candies. As with any macaron, they require a bit of work and practice to get right, and not all will turn out perfectly, but they’re fun to eat and so festive it’s worth it. Without food coloring, the cookies will be white.
Because egg white size can vary, it’s best to weigh them; you want 198 grams total.If the batter has been properly mixed, the macarons will have flat tops after piping. If any have peaks, the Fine Cooking test kitchen suggests gently “erasing” them with a damp finger.
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Made these for my annual cookie exchange and they were a huge hit. They are a lot of work, but worth the effort!
Fabulous recipe - my first time making macarons and they were a success! I did have a lot of ganache filling left over but other than that all went well. I'd recommend watching a few videos on making macarons before attempting, though, as the extra knowledge is helpful when tacking this tricky cookie. Bonne chance!
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