National Macaroon Day honors the Macaroon, a flourless cookie. It is popular among the Jewish community, especially during Passover, when Jews can not cook with flour. But, the popularity of the Macaroon doesn’t stop there. It is also enjoyed around the world.
Macaroons were believed to have been first made in an Italian monastery in 1792. Celebrate National Macaroon Day by baking and eating macaroons. If your schedule is tight today, stop by a bakery and select some for both work and for home.
We are going to try this recipe today, even though it contains flour, which is unlike the original macaroon. It’s also dipped in chocolate, which is more my style!
Here’s another macaroon recipe, which is flourless: