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French Macarons

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Macarons are so hot right now, it's easy to see why they've captured the attention of sweet fiends and bakers alike. They have a reputation for being fussy, but while they are not the easiest cookie to make, a few with cracked shells still taste just as good as those that emerge from the oven unscarred. This recipe is for plain, basic shells, which have a sweet almond flavor on their own, but largely take on the flavor of your chosen filling.

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