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French Macarons {Christmas Flavor} Recipe

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1 Cup Almond Flour
1 Cup Powdered Sugar
3 Egg Whites
1/4 Cup Sugar
1/8 Cup Cream Of Tartar
4 Tbsp Unsalted Butter
1/2 Cup Cream Cheese
1/4 Cup Peppermint Candies
Food Coloring


1- Separate egg yolks from whites.
2- Crack/break peppermint candies.

1- Sift flour and ground almonds in a large bowl and stir until well combined.
2- In a separate bowl, whisk white eggs until stiff.
3- Add sugar and cream of tartar to the bowl and continue whisking until well mixed.
4- Add the four to the egg mixture and stir in folding form as shown in the video.
5- Separate to as many color macarons you wish to make and add food color of your choice to each bowl.
6- Cover a cookie pan with parchment paper, transfer the batter to pastry bag and pipe in any size you would like on parchment paper. (leave inch or two in between).
7- Tap the cookie sheet on working surface to release the trapped air.
8- Preheat Oven to 300 F (149 C), bake the macarons for 10 to 15 minutes.
9- Remove the cookies from the oven and set aside to cool down.
10- Meanwhile start preparing the cream filling.
11- Combine butter, cream cheese and cracked peppermint in a bowl and whisk thoroughly.
12- Sandwich macaron cookies with filling.




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