macaroon


mac·a·roon

noun \ˌma-kə-ˈrün\

: a cookie made of egg, sugar, and almonds or coconut

Full Definition of MACAROON

:  a small cookie composed chiefly of egg whites, sugar, and ground almonds or coconut

Origin of MACAROON

French macaron, from Italian dialect maccarone
First Known Use: circa 1611

Other Food Terms

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