Macarons with Semisweet Chocolate Ganache

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated January/February 2024

These Parisian treats romance with glorious color, form, and flavor—but they're famously finicky. Here's the path to success.

SERVES Makes 30 cookies

TIME 1½ hours, plus 27 hours chilling and cooling

Macarons with Semisweet Chocolate Ganache

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Few confections have captured the world's attention quite like Parisian macarons, the cookie comprised of two colorful almond meringues (“shells”) sandwiched around a luscious filling. These small treasures have become a rite of passage for...

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