Tuesday, October 29, 2013

The most eerie day of the year is almost upon us, which means it’s time to don a costume and satisfy your sweet tooth! As much as we can’t wait to reach into the candy bowl for some fun-sized treats, when we came across these twists on a classic cookie we knew we had to share them. Now, these are not your typical fancy French macarons, and that’s what makes them so fun! Whether you’re a baking expert or newbie to whipping egg whites, these macaron recipes will delight and surprise your friends. And if you're making them for a Halloween party, be sure to take a peek at our 5 tips for Halloween entertaining too.

1. Frightening zombie macarons: The zombie apocalypse came sooner than we thought with this macaron recipe!

2. Spooky pumpkin and ghost macarons: You’ve carved your jack o’lantern, put up spidery webs, and whipped up some festive fall cocktails. So the last ghoulish touch your All Hallow’s Eve needs are mischievous macarons in the shape of spooky pumpkins, creepy crawly spiders, and ghosts that drifted into your kitchen from the foggy graveyard.

3. Sweet n' classic candy corn macarons: This last macaron recipe was sure to win us over because of the candy corn, ever a classic Halloween treat.

We can’t wait to try baking these spooky spins on one of our favorite confections! And if you’re wondering why these macarons aren’t chewy mounds of coconut, be sure to read our post on the difference between macarons and macaroons. Happy Halloween!