Oreo Macarons

Author LivforCake, Olivia; Recipe adapted from Indulge with Mimi.

Ingredients

Macaron Shells:

  • 100 g almond flour
  • 30 g Oreo cookie crumbs approx. 4 cookies with filling removed
  • 130 g powdered sugar
  • 100 g egg whites room temperature
  • 1/8 tsp cream of tartar
  • 90 g caster sugar or other superfine sugar

Oreo Buttercream:

  • Filling from 12 Double Stuffed Oreos
  • 4 Tbsp unsalted butter room temperature
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tbsp Oreos crushed, approx. 2 cookies with filling removed

Instructions

Macaron Shells:

  1. Line baking sheet with a silpat mat or parchment.*
  2. Place the almond flour, powdered sugar, and Oreo cookie crumbs in a food processor. Process until just beginning to clump. Sift and discard any bits that won’t pass through the sifter. Set aside.
  3. Whip the egg whites until they’re the consistency of a loose foam, add in cream of tartar. Continue whipping while slowly adding caster sugar. Whip to a stiff meringue.
  4. Fold the dry mixture into the meringue.**
  5. Pour the batter into a piping bag fitted with the 1A tip.
  6. Pipe the macarons onto your baking sheet. Sprinkle with Oreo cookie crumbs if desired.
  7. When all your macarons are piped, whack the baking sheet on the counter at least 3 times to get rid of any air bubbles.***
  8. Let the macarons dry at room temperature until dry to the touch. Approx 1 hour. DO NOT skip this step.
  9. Once dry, bake macarons in a preheated 300°F oven until they stick just slightly to the pans. This can be anywhere from 10-20mins depending on your oven and how crowded the macarons are on the pan.
  10. Let cookies cool completely before removing from pans.

Oreo Buttercream:

  1. Cream Oreo filling and butter until smooth, pale, and fluffy. Add in powdered sugar and Oreo cookie crumbs and mix until well combined.

Assembly:

  1. Pair macaron shells up by size, pipe buttercream into the center, sandwich the cookies, and twist together.
  2. Allow macarons to mature at least 24 hours in the fridge. They are best 2-3 days after making them.

Notes

*I create a parchment template using a 11/2″ cookie cutter to create circles and place it under my silpat mat.**You will need to do a LOT of folds to get the batter to the proper consistency. You’re looking for it to be smooth and shiny and have some movement. If you lift some up with a spatula, it should pour in a steady stream and settle into the remaining batter. DO NOT overmix.*** Do not be shy with the whacking!