French Macrons – Recipe Arcade

French Macrons



  • 3/4 cup almond flour
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 large egg whites
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract


  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar
  • 1 teaspoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Method Procedure

  • Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat.
  • Beat egg whites in a bowel until whites are foamy.
  • beat in white sugar and continue beating until egg whites are glossy and hold soft peaks.
  • Fold sift confectioners’ sugar and ground almonds  into the egg whites.
  • Spoon the batter into a piping bag and pipe about 1 1/2 inches round diameter, onto prepared baking sheet, leaving space between the disks.
  • Let the piped cookies stand out at room temperature until they form a hard skin on top, about 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 285 degrees F (140 degrees C).
  • Bake cookies until set but not browned, about 10 minutes.
  • let cookies cool completely before filling.


  • Using a hand mixer or a stand mixer, cream butter until soft and smooth.
  • Add powdered sugar, milk, and vanilla and mix until light and fluffy.

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