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One way to bring the spirit of the holidays into our homes is with baking and cooking.  We are firm believers in this idea.  And for us, there are a few recipes for us that really make the holidays feel like Christmas is in the air.  One of these is Chocolate Peppermint French Macaron Crumble. […]

Chocolate Peppermint French Macaron

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White chocolate macademia cookies have been around forever, in fact… I would say it was my first love as a teenager. Who didn’t love White Chocolate Macadamia Nut? Ive had it on my to do list for sometime to create this crumble, but when I saw when Brooke of SALTED Sweets adding lemon into her […]

Lemon White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies

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Macarons can be tricky enough, but why is it that chocolate macarons seem so much more finicky than the regular macaron cookie? Kid you not, perfecting the chocolate macaron seemed so much harder than the regular macarons. So here are some helpful tips that we have found to help us make better chocolate macarons. Do […]

SweetMacShop Chocolate Macaron Shell

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German chocolate macarons definitively live up to their name with coconut, chocolate and pecan flavors all working together to bring forward a rich taste in a macaron.  Just like the famous cake from which this springs, there are several parts to this recipe, so stay with us.  Adding the pecan crunch is completely up to […]

German Chocolate Macarons

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Once is all it took. I saw them, made them, ate them and I thought, “I can Mac That.” We saw Tony Caputo’s Market Dark Chocolate Chip cookie recipe on Female Foodie,  a terrific site authored by Brooke Eliason and her team, and we were hooked. We let those sweet dough balls sit in the […]

Caputo’s Chocolate Chip Macarons

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If you are a home baker who is turning out baked goods in your home kitchen, one of the things you worry about is how long your treats can stay on the shelf without refrigeration. Cottage laws are the governing laws for home bakers.  It’s more than the list of things you can use, they also have […]

Shelf-stable White Chocolate Ganache Buttercream

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While I call these Bubbly Champagne Macarons, I really mean Martinelli’s Macarons.  We always have bottles of Martinelli’s leftover as we are non-drinkers, and one kid likes the Peach Martinelli’s and one likes the Apple, and still another likes another flavor.  So, any flavor will work for this recipe.  It’s good to make these after […]

Bubbly (Champagne) Macarons

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A Hershey’s Kiss Cookie is one of those things in life where we take simple things, add them together, and the sum of their parts is bigger and more tasty than we’d thought.  We all have made this cookie, and possibly all have our favorite version, but we here at Sweet Mac Shop thought you’d […]

Hershey’s Kiss Cookies

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Pecan Pie Macarons are one of those flavors that just sort of sprung from my love for pecan pie. I am not sure if it’s the crunchy pecans, or the gooey center, but Pecan Pie may just be the top spot when it comes to my pie preferences.  If you love the carmel-flavored-crunch-of-nut goodness, I […]

Pecan Pie Macarons

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Have I ever told you about the cream pie that changed my life? Not kidding. This particular banana cream pie will always be deep in my heart as my absolute favorite. There is a little town called Veyo, just North East of St. George Utah. It was there that I had my very first (and […]

Cream Pie Macarons