macaron

[mah-kuh-rohn, ‐ron]
noun
  1. a round, colored cookie consisting of a ganache or buttercream filling between two halves made from beaten egg whites mixed with sugar and ground almonds.

Origin of macaron

From French, dating back to 1995–2000; see origin at macaroon
Can be confusedmacaron macaroon
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