Desserts

Super Yummy Gluten Free Cookies – Best French Macaron Recipe

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While we weren't setting out to make gluten free cookies, this French macaron recipe is, in fact, gluten free. My kitchen-magician, aunt Carla, was inspired to master the art of making French macarons. Naturally, I had to get over there and be a part of this to share the masterpieces with you. Together, we made hundreds of macarons. Pink, white, purple, chocolate, with white and dark chocolate ganache, and even minis! Below is the best French macaron recipe that is easily tweaked to make different flavors/colors.

2 3/4 cup almond flour ( super finely ground )
2 3/4 cups powdered sugar
1 cup egg whites, room temperature (from 7-8 eggs)
pinch salt
3/4 cup superfine granulated sugar (you can grind your own in a food processor)
5-7 drops gel paste food coloring ( optional, white is awesome )
Coconut and/or vanilla extract ( only flavor filling NOT shells! )
Chocolate ganache
  • Make your template leaving 1 inch in between circles. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Preheat convection oven to 300°F or 325°F for non-convection. (Convection is best for high...
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Nutritions

Calories
2569

Sodium
759mg
31% DV

Fat
93g
144% DV

Protein
71g
142% DV

Carbs
401g
136% DV

Fiber
22g
91% DV