French macarons strike the perfect, impossibly delicate balance between airy, chewy, and moist. They are notoriously difficult to get right the first time, but once you get the process down, baking these cookies becomes an art. Artisan macarons come in a range of colors and flavors that is a delight not only to the tongue, but the eye as well. Brightly colored cookies are filled with rich, fluffy cremes, sometimes sprinkled with chopped nuts or shaved coconut, and speckled with spices. The options are endless for a innovative baker, so let these delicious recipes be a guide to creating art in your kitchen too!

Pink Raspberry Macarons from PlatefulPink Raspberry Macarons

Black Sesame and Red Bean Macarons from building buttercreamBlack Sesame and Red Bean Macarons

Coconut and Lime Macarons from Sugar & SnapshotsCoconut and Lime Macarons

Earl Gray Lemon Macarons from What the Fruitcake?Earl Gray Lemon Macarons

Limoncello Macarons from Chocolate Chilli MangoLimoncello Macarons

Hazelnut Chocolate French Macarons from Iron WhiskHazelnut and Chocolate Hazelnut French Macarons

Strawberry Ganache Filled Macarons from cinemon girlStrawberry Ganache Filled Macarons

Pistachio Macarons from The Wandering GirlPistachio Macarons

Salted Caramel Macarons from Je Suis AlimentageuseSalted Caramel Macarons

Chocolate Macarons from flour and butterChocolate Macarons

Blueberry & Coconut French Macarons from Daydreamer DessertsBlueberry & Coconut French Macarons

Blood Orange Macarons with Maple Orange Chocolate Creme from Passionate About BakingBlood Orange Macarons with Maple Orange Chocolate Creme

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