Where I’m from, fall is one of the most important seasons of the year. It’s time for the apple harvest which means a never ending bounty of one of autumn’s most beloved fruits.
Summer’s long days are slowly shortening and before you know it, cooler temperatures are here to stay.
But aside from the annual harvest, fall is also about enjoying comfort food, warm drinks and delectable seasonal treats.
Speaking of seasonal treats, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite fall macaron recipes. Of course, if you spend any time around our site at all, you already know that macarons are one of our most popular topics!
If you’ve never considered autumn-themed macaron recipes, then what we’ve got in store for you will get your taste buds dancing!
From pumpkin spice to apple cider, we’ve got a macaron flavor for just about everyone!
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Pumpkin Spice Macarons
If there’s one thing that’s synonymous with the fall season (especially Halloween), it’s pumpkins!
Not only are they absolutely delicious, but there’s just something about the flavor and the texture of pumpkin which brings along a sense of comfort and coziness.
If you’ve never tried a pumpkin-flavored macaron, then you’re in store for a real treat with this scrumptious recipe from Barley and Sage.
Not only do these treats possess the classic macaron sweetness we all love, but with the spicy, comforting flavors of pumpkin pie, it’s hard to beat! Not only are they delightful but with their bright orange color and festive spices, these cookies with add a flair of fall your kitchen.
Apple Cider Macarons
There’s something so right about cozying up with a warm mug of apple cider on a crisp fall evening.
It’s an annual ritual with apple lovers the world over and if you’re one of them, you know exactly what I mean.
If apple cider is high atop your list of fall “must haves”, then we’ve got a recipe for apple cider macarons that you simply have to check out.
These delightful treats are a perfect mix of crunchy and soft, with a sweet and spicy flavor that’s perfect for the fall season. The cookie shell is crisp, with just a hint of tanginess. Inside is where the sweet taste of fall awaits you with a creamy cinnamon buttercream middle.
One bite of these delectable treats from the Diary of a Mad Haus Frau and you’ll wish it was fall all year long!
Creamy, smooth and heavenly, caramel is a staple flavor during fall.
For this reason alone, caramel is an ideal choice for a seasonal macaron. That’s why we’re certain you’ll “fall” for these salted caramel cookies from One Sweet Appetite!
What makes these a great idea for fall is their combination of classic French dessert style and warm, comforting flavors. Each bite is loaded with rich and creamy caramel buttercream. A pinch of salt brings out flavor while balancing the macaron’s sweetness.
If you are looking for a fun and classy way to add some sophistication to your next get together, be sure to give these delightful treats a try.
Spiced Chai Macarons
Chai lovers, this is the one you’ve been waiting for, even if you didn’t know it!
That’s right, chai is another flavor that simply defines autumn for a lot of folks. Personally, I think it’s the distinctive blend of spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and cardamom which make it so well-loved.
The prized flavor translates perfectly to desserts, and that’s especially true of macarons.
You’re able to combine the sweet, crunchy goodness of the French cookie with a creamy chai latte buttercream with this recipe from The Nifty Baker.
This macaron is like a warm hug on a crisp autumn day. I can promise you and your guests will love them, so give them a shot – today!
Maple Pecan Macarons
What would any list of fall flavors be without the crunchy, soul-satisfying goodness of nuts?
And for my money, the king of nuts for this time of year is the pecan!
It’s rich, creamy and crunchy all at the same time. Is it any wonder that the combination of maple and pecan is such a classic fall flavor?
Now you can wow your friends and family with an unbelievable cookie combo of these two ingredients that go perfectly together thanks to this maple pecan recipe from Food Duchess.
Each bite is like a taste of autumn in your mouth! The combination of a crispy macaron shell and creamy maple pecan center is nothing short of a showstopper.
I sometimes wonder which came first – fall or cinnamon?
I’m only half-kidding because I don’t know about you, but for me, autumn simply doesn’t exist without the spicy warmth of cinnamon dancing on my taste buds.
If you share my passion for this perfect pairing of spice and season, then hold on to your hats as we present to you this incredible cinnamon macaron recipe from Great British Chefs!
Sweet cinnamon filling is waiting for you beneath a pillowy cookie shell. Make enough for everyone because these sweet and spicy treats won’t last – I can promise you that!
Spiced Pear Macarons
Like apples, pears are another fruit that seems to be tailor made by Mother Nature for fall.
They are lightly sweet and tangy, which makes them a perfect fruit for sweet treats like macarons.
Of course, just the idea of a pear macaron sounds delicious in its own right, but we didn’t stop there – oh no…
No, it’s the flavor of these spiced pear macarons that will make them a hit at any party or family get together. This recipe combines the sophistication of the French cookie classic with a decadent spiced pear ganache that’s bursting with flavor.
Simple to make, you’ll love the way the warm, spicy notes of cinnamon and nutmeg perfectly complement the sweet, juicy pears.
If this sounds like something you’d love, check out the recipe over at Emily Laurae.
|Pumpkin Spice Macarons||These macarons bring a sense of comfort and coziness with their pumpkin flavor, reminiscent of pumpkin pie. They are sweet and spicy, with a bright orange color and festive spices.|
|Apple Cider Macarons||These macarons are a perfect mix of crunchy and soft, with a sweet and spicy flavor that’s perfect for fall. The cookie shell is crisp with a hint of tanginess, and inside is a creamy cinnamon buttercream.|
|Caramel Macarons||These salted caramel macarons are a great choice for fall with their rich and creamy caramel buttercream. A pinch of salt balances the sweetness.|
|Spiced Chai Macarons||These macarons combine the sweet and crunchy goodness of a French cookie with a creamy chai latte buttercream. They are like a warm hug on a crisp autumn day.|
|Maple Pecan Macarons||These macarons combine the classic fall flavors of maple and pecan. The combination of a crispy macaron shell and creamy maple pecan center is a showstopper.|
|Cinnamon Macarons||These macarons are perfect for those who love the spicy warmth of cinnamon in fall. The sweet cinnamon filling is beneath a pillowy cookie shell.|
|Spiced Pear Macarons||These spiced pear macarons are lightly sweet and tangy, perfect for fall. They are a delicious addition to any sweet treat lineup.|
Hi, I’m Jenny. I have many interests and, some would say, eclectic passions. A few words that best describe me? Hmm, well… Amateur surfer, professional traveler, food lover and writer extraordinaire. Oh, and lover of all furry, four-legged creatures!