read the blog

Pecan Oat Crumble is that kind of baking trick that you want up your sleeve at this time of year.  After you finish with getting all the kids ready for school with their long lists of supplies, multiple shopping trips to the store, outfitting them in new clothes and new shoes, you are ready to […]

Pecan Oat Crumble

read the blog

What is your favorite part about Disneyland? The rides? The Mickey Mouse ears with your name embroidered on?  The perfectly manicured trees and bushes and silly signs? Of course not! It’s the churros. I mean, if it looks like a duck and walks like a duck, then chances are it’s Donald and you are on your fifth churro […]

Churro Crumble

read the blog

Have you ever had that one cookie, the cookie that you can’t forget? That’s what happened when I sunk my teeth into a Crumbl Waffle cookie. I knew right than and there we would need to make a copycat Crumbl Waffle macaron. We started picking apart the components and mentally starting building the recipe: Syrup […]

Copycat Crumbl Waffle Cookie Macaron

read the blog

Red is for hot, hot summer.  Red is part of the Red, White and Blue for the Olympics.  Red is for summer fruit of cherries, strawberries, raspberries.  And red is the color of one of our favorite macarons: Baklava.  We chose red initially because we thought, Christmas, and then, Christmas in July, but hey! it’s […]

SweetMacShop’s Red Baklava Macs

read the blog

My husband grew up calling them “Purple Cow” drinks.  To the rest of us, we would probably call it a grape creamsicle slush. We are currenly calling them, get-in-my-mouth-you-delish-purple-cow-things OR Grape slush french macarons for short. We knew we had to mac this flavor when my husband yanked out the blender, ice cream, grape frozen […]

Purple Cow French Macarons

read the blog

How many bags is too many, I ask? Cinnamon Toast Crunch (CTC) is like a life insurance policy in our house, but in all reality, nine boxes of opened cinnamon toast crunch is enough to feed a small army. So as I was organizing them in my pantry, I thought to myself, “I could Mac […]

Cinnamon Toast Crunch Macarons

read the blog

  My Grandfather at every family reunion would tell us the same phrase, and no matter how many times he told it, myself along with my dozens of cousins loved it.  He would say, “You scream, I scream, we all scream for ice cream,” and then he would take us to McDonald’s where all of […]

Ice Cream Cone Macarons

read the blog

We discovered this recipe years ago. Like Before Pinterest ago. Does that make me sound old? Brizillian Limeade was our favorite treat the whole first summer of my husband’s dental school days. I first found the recipe in the Our Best Bites cookbook. I bought this cookbook at a Time-out-for-Women Conference where I had the […]

Brazillian Limeade Macarons

read the blog

Blueberry-coconut crunch may be our new favorite when it comes to flavor. We started with coconut, then invited blueberry to the party by turning our favorite Lehi Mills Blueberry Muffin Mix into a sweet crumble. Not only does Lehi Mills win the hands down contest for best blueberry muffins, but now they are also winners […]

Coconut-Blueberry Crunch Macarons

read the blog

Is there anything better than Disneyland’s Dole Whip frozen treat? I mean, really, think about it.  Is there? One of my favorite parts about this Dole Whip macaron is how it instantly takes me back to hot summer days of my youth. Walking around Disneyland with one of these in my hand is seriously a […]

Dole Whip Macaron & Fruit Mac Basics