Espresso Blackberry Macarons

240 mins (prep 60)
13 ingredients
makes 2 1/2 dozen sandwich cookies
These cookies should set for a while before serving. The fillings help soften the meringue—and your patience will be rewarded with a wonderfully chewy texture.

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  • 3 ounces almond flour (2/3 cup) or blanched sliced almonds (3/4 cup) or slivered almonds (2/3 cup)
  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 1 tablespoon instant-espresso powder
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 large egg whites, at room temperature 30 minutes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • about 1/2 cup blackberry jelly
  • a food processor with a sharp blade or an electric coffee/spice grinder
  • a large pastry bag fitted with a 3/8-inch plain tip or a quart-size sealable bag with a corner snipped off
  • an offset spatula.


Serving Size (0.26 g)
Servings 212
Amount per Serving
Calories 0.81 Calories from Fat 0.0
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Saturated Fat 0.0g 0.0%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 2.74mg 24.24%
Total Carbohydrate 0.21g 14.79%
Dietary Fiber 0.0 g 0.0%
Sugars 0.21 g %
Protein 0.0g 0.0%
Vitamin A 0.0IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 0.0mg% Iron 0.0mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
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