Cookies, Sweet Treats

Macaron vs. Macaroon
From top to bottom: Lemon Macarons from Simple Sassy Scrumptious and Chocolate-Drizzled Clementine-Coconut Macaroons from Unsophisticook

French Macaron vs. Macaroon: what’s the difference? Ever since those French cookies became the new cupcake, there’s been a lot of confusion around what one actually calls them. They’re often labelled macaroons, a seemingly harmless misnomer. In fact, a macaroon is not an interchangeable word for those French confections; a macaroon is an entirely different cookie altogether, in almost every way.

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