Holiday Wreath Meringue Macarons — These holiday wreath meringue macarons are SO cute. And you can really add these colorful meringues to just about any dessert…
I’m super excited that I was able to get my hot-mess self in gear enough to make some holiday wreath meringue macarons for a blogger cookie exchange with some of my faves!
Last year, I was way too insanely pregnant and overwhelmed to partake. So I’m jumping back on the bandwagon this year, woohoo!
You may remember my everything sweet sugar cookies (which I’ll definitely be making with Gwen this year) from our last cookie exchange. And these macarons are equally colorful and festive.
Since there are about a bazillion classic vanilla macaron recipes, I’ll be sticking with sharing how to decorate your own favorite recipe.
Plus, you can find allllll of the yummy homemade cookie recipes from by blogger pals linked at the bottom of the post.
Materials And Tools Needed To Make Meringue Macarons
- Meringue recipe — See below.
- Royal icing
- Piping bag
- Various star icing tips
- Macarons — You can save time by buying your own or check out our best and easy how to make macarons recipe!
More Fun Dessert Recipes And DIY’s From Our Blogger Friends
Be sure to check out the rest of the cookies from the #ChristmasCookieSquad
Chocolate Linzer Cookies on The Effortless Chic
Iced Vanilla Bean Sugar Cookies on Pizzazzerie
Christmas Sprinkle Cookie Cups on Inspired by Charm
Gingerbread Egg Nog Cookie Sandwiches on Paper & Stitch
Mini Gingerbread Alphabet Cookies on Lovely Indeed
Classic Frosted Cutout Sugar Cookies on Freutcake
Fudge Dipped Double Chocolate Peppermint Cookies on The Sweetest Occasion
Latte Joy Espresso Cookies by Julie Blanner
Mac Hack: Decorating Store-bought Macarons For The Holidays on The Proper Blog
Plus, you can see more of our past cookie recipes right here.
DIY Macarons | Colorful Kisses Meringue Macarons
Colorful Meringue Kisses Recipe
- Piping bag
- Baking pan
- Parchment paper or silicone mats
- 2 egg whites room temperature
- 1 vanilla bean pod
- 2 tsp cream of tartar
- 0.125 tsp salt
- 0.5 cup fine sugar
- 0.25 cup ground chocolate morsels optional for flavor
- Gel food colors
- Heat oven to 200F degrees.
- Use a mixer to beat together the egg whites with cream of tartar, salt and scraped vanilla bean pod.
- When whites begin to have stiff peaks, gradually add half the sugar. Add the rest of the sugar once the peaks should become a bit shiny.
- Seperate even amounts of the meringue mixture into bowls to mix in the gel food colors. Mix completely and then add the mixtures into piping bags.
- Line a baking pan with a silicone mat (or parchment paper) and use the piping bags with various tips and colors of meringue, then bake for 90 minutes to two hours.
- Let them cool slowly in the oven, you'll know they're ready once they release from the baking mat or parchment paper.
- Using royal icing as edible glue to ahere the dots to the tops of your macarons in a circle to create an edible wreath made from meringues!