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    Macarons are light-as-a-feather French confections that can be assembled pulling from a mix-and-match palette of sweet fillings and bases. Our recipe for this sophisticated French treat offers variations for vanilla bean, chocolate, peanut, coconut, raspberry and pistachio macarons.

    Ingredients

    • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
    • 3/4 cup almond flour
    • 2 large egg whites, room temperature
    • Pinch of cream of tartar
    • 1/4 cup superfine sugar
    • Chocolate: Chocolate Ganache
    • Coconut: 1 cup Ombre Swiss Meringue Buttercream, mixed with 1/3 cup angel-flake coconut.
    • Peanut: Chocolate Ganache, or store-bought dulce de leche, jam, or peanut butter.
    • Pistachio: 1 cup Ombre Swiss Meringue Buttercream, mixed with 1/3 cup finely chopped pistachios.
    • Raspberry: 3/4 cup seedless raspberry jam
    • Vanilla Bean: 1 cup Pineapple Buttercream, 1 cup Ombre Swiss Meringue Buttercream, or 3/4 cup storebought jam or preserves

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 35
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 49 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 1 g 1.85%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.43%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1 mg 0.04%
    • Calcium: 5 mg 0.52%
    • Potassium: 0 mg 0%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.53%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.03%
    • Sugar: 9 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs1
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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