Almond Macaroons with Bittersweet Chocolate Ganache

Preparation info
  • Makes about


    cookie sandwiches
    • Difficulty


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By Joanne Chang

Published 2010

  • About

Part of the fun of being a pastry chef and changing jobs is learning a slew of new recipes at your latest restaurant or bakery. Although you don’t always like every single one, you usually discover a few winners in the bunch. When I took the job as pastry chef at Mistral in Boston, the chef wanted me to change and improve the dessert menu, but he also had some favorites that he didn’t want me to mess with. These sandwich cookies—sweet, chewy, almond treats with a shmear of chocolate holding