Macarons vs Macaroons


These bite sized treats are commonly mixed up, at least in name—only one “o” differentiates their spellings. Visually, texturally, and tastewise, they couldn’t be more different! So, what’s the difference between a macaron and a macaroon, and why do they have such similar names? What is a Macaron? A macaron (pronounced mac-ar-ON; the last syllable […]