Macarons are delicate and colorful gluten-free sandwich cookies that can be made in a variety of flavors. These elegant, sweet delights have a crisp exterior and a chewy, nougat-like texture.
Whipping egg whites is a key process in making macarons as this is what gives these cookies a uniquely light and chewy texture encased by a smooth outer shell. With the convenience of a hand mixer, you can achieve the right consistency in making these delectable treats. Read on to learn how to make homemade macarons, explore different flavors and get tips on how to perfect the process.