Cookie Madness: Macaron vs. Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies Meet Up
The Cookie Madness matchup between the Macaron and Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies was randomly drawn, but unfortunately, both cookies in this set are fussy to prepare. Even though they require more time and ingredients to bake, the taste is outstanding for both when you do put forth the effort. Read on to discover more about these cookies if you’ve never tried them.
The macaron only requires basic ingredients to prepare, however, there are many steps to follow to get this sandwich cookie perfected. A basic recipe is mixed up for the sandwich part of the cookie, however, many different flavorings and colors can be added to both cookie parts to make literally hundreds of combinations of cookies.
These cookies require some special equipment as well, such as silicone mats and several trays due to their sitting time. The cookies need to sit and dry before baking to get the desired “foot” on the cookie sandwich part. Once those pieces are cooked, then you can make a flavor of buttercream to use between pieces.
A link to make your very own batch of French Macarons is here.
Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies
The Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies require time up front when preparing. Once the dough is made, you need to roll the cookie into a ball and place the cherry inside. The chocolate frosting is placed over the top part of the cherry that sticks out of your dough ball. Be careful to place the icing on the center of the cherry, as it slides easily and can fall off-center while baking, making the the finished product lopsided.
Chocolate Covered Cherry Cookies can be made by following the link to this page.
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