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Wednesday, May 29, 2013

SparklesMacaron Etsy Shop Giveaway

Macarons are absolutely my new favorite sweet treat.  I discovered them last Christmas in a chocolate shop near my home.  The round little pieces of heaven are just scrumptious.  The first macaron I ever tried was gingerbread.  I was simply hooked! For your next party, instead of serving cookies or brownies, let macarons be the center of your dessert table.



SparklesMacaron's Etsy shop is based out of a small kitchen in California.  Store owner Karen creates this French based treat, which is a sweet meringue-based confection made with eggs, icing sugar, granulated sugar, almond powder and food coloring. The macaron is sandwiched between butter cream, ganache, or jam filling in a range of different flavors.

Karen's flavor list includes the following flavors:
Dark chocolate
Pistachio
Passion fruit ganache
Raspberry
Salted Caramel
Sumiyaki coffee
Rose
Earl grey
Coconut
Madagascar vanilla
Japanese plum

It is best to enjoy the yummies a day or two after receiving them for optimal taste. Store them in your fridge upon receiving.  When you're ready to serve, remove them from the fridge and let them sit at room temperature 15-30 minutes before serving.

SparklesMacaron is pleased to allow a lucky winner the chance to win a box of a dozen macarons!





125 comments :

  1. I haven't but these are gorgeous!
    Jan

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  2. I have and I TOTALLLLLY LOVE them!

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  3. I've never had these, but they look yummy.

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  4. I've never had macarons, but they sounds really tasty!

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  5. I have had many in NYC and they are so fabulous! They are so flavorful and light and airy! A real treat and would love to win from this etsy shop! Thank you !!

    Rosemary

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  6. Yes, years ago I tried them. They're delicious. Thanks so much.
    rickpeggysmith(at)aol(dot)com

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  7. I had one once and it was delicious!

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  8. No, I haven't tried them before. They sound really tasty.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

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  9. I've tried them before...I love them!

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  10. Ive never tried these but have seen them on your page/blog and I've wanted to try them!

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  11. Yes, I have but not this specific kind. Yum!

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  12. Ive tried macaroons and love them!

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  13. I've never tried them before, and would love to!

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  14. I haven't tried macarons before.

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  15. Yes, and I love them....Mmmmmmm
    elysesw@aol.com

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  16. I have never tried macaroons before but would love to! They look great.

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  17. I have not tried but would love to try these, they look yummy!!

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  18. No, Ive never tried them but would love to !!

    Love3570@aol.com

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  19. I love macarons! They're my absolute favorite way to treat myself.

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  20. No, I've never had them before.

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  21. Only had them a couple of times and I still fantasize about them.

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  22. I have not but I have always wanted to.

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  23. Never tried them. Sound and look amazing though!!

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  24. Never tried them. Sound and look amazing though!!

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  25. Yes, I have tried macaroons and I love the moist crewy ones.

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  26. No I have never tried macaroons, but really want to.

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  27. Yes i love macarons!!
    Ttrockwood(at)yahoo(dot)com
    Ttrockwood

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  28. i have never tried them but i sure would love to!


    velvetelvis46@yahoo.com

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  29. absolutely, they are my absolute fave

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  30. Yes I have. They are really yummy

    Thank you for the chance to win!

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  31. I have not, but I really want too!

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  32. I have had them many times

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  33. I've never tried them. Almost too pretty to eat!

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  34. I've never tried them but they sound very yummy

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  35. Yes I have but not fancy ones like these...
    no19034770 @yahoo.com

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  36. yes i have! i used to work next to Macaron Cafe in NYC....Dangerous

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  37. No i've not tried these bofore that I can remember thanks.

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  38. No, I have not tried them before but I would love to.
    cjnedrow at gmail dot com

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  39. No, I haven't - would love to!

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  40. I haven't tried them but have always wanted to!

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  41. I havent tried them but I would really like to :)

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  42. I've only had them once before. Were delicious!

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  43. These are one of my favorite kind of cookies

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  44. I have. They are wonderful.

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  45. No, i have never tried them before, but would love to.

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  46. they are my fave i just wish they were not so expensive everywhere.

    dani marie ferriza2(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  47. I have never tried these but would love to!

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  48. I love macarons, but have never tried these, yet

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  49. I've never tried them, but I want to!

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  50. yes and I love them!

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  51. We have try them and love them!

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  52. Nope! I've never tried Macaroons before!

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  53. i have never tried macaroons

    misterjim74 at gmail dot com

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  54. Oh yes, I wish I could make them. I've failed everytime I've tried to make them. My mouth is watering!

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  55. I had the best macarons this spring from an adorable French bakery in Estonia .

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  56. I don't think I've ever tried macarons before.

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  57. I have tried macarons before & they were great

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  58. Yes, I had strawberry macaroons before. They were delicious.

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  59. i have not had Macaroons in years those Raspberry sound so good

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  60. I have never tried macarons but my friend had some from France and she said they were awesome. I'd love to try them.

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  61. I have and I loooove them.

    sorayawesley@yahoo.com

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  62. I've never tried them but I'm sure I would.

    Bshaw75015@aol.com

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  63. I have never tried them, but the look very yummy!

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  64. No but they all around yummy

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  65. I have wanted to try these since I saw them on Gossip Girl!! :)

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  66. It has been a while but I adore the macaroons!

    theyyyguy@yahoo.com

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  67. Loooooove the macaroons

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  68. I LOVE macaroons but haven't tried these!!!

    BUT I CANNOT wait to!!!

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  69. If I could eat nothing else for the rest of my life, I'd eat macarons

    ighmeg at yahoo dot com

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  70. No I haven't tried them but boy they look delicious ..yummy :)

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  71. Yes...I love love love them!
    shawnac68@hotmail.com

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  72. I don't believe that I've ever had macarons before.

    jennylovesjeff (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  73. No, but i'd love to.
    Brittney House BBrittBrat1398@yahoo.com

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  74. have never tried them
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

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  75. I've never tried them but would really like to.

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  76. I've never tried them but would really like to.

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  77. I have never tried but I am willing to

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  78. I never tried macaroons but always saw them in pictures and wished i did!

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  79. I have never tried, but I have always wanted too! They look so yummy!

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  80. I have never tried them before they look like my husband would LOVE them!

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  81. no I have never tried macaroons before.

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  82. I've tried them and love 'em! Thanks.
    sweepster49 at comcast dot net

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  83. I have made them and I have tried them. When made well they are delicious. There are so many new flavors here I would love to try these.

    apoalillo {AT} hotmail dot com
    alyce poalillo

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  84. I dont think I have ever tried them but they look delicious :)

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  85. Ive never tried themm
    yanabanana70@yahoo.com

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  86. Yes and I love them!
    ptavernie at yahoo dot com

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  87. They look so good but I have never tried them. saltpepper1_2000@yahoo.com

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  88. I've never tried them, but I've always wanted to!!

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  89. I have never tried macarons but they look like they would be delish!

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  90. I have not but they were featured on the Baking show recently. Made me want to try them. Thank you

    candieluster(at)gmail(dot)com

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  91. no i haven't ever had them before, but they look really good
    susansmoaks at gmail dot com
    tony l smoaks on rafflecopter

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  92. I have tried macaroons before and I LOVE them!

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  93. Yes! My husband and I are obsessed with them! sleveene@hotmail.com

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  94. I have not! But love all sweets!
    Allison.bahr@yahoo.com

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  95. I have and LOVE them :)

    ktgonyea at gmail.com

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  96. No, I've never tried them before.

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  97. I have not tried them before. These look so good!
    Laurie Emerson

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  98. I haven't tried them yet, but they look awesome. lexbaylor17 (at) gmail (dot) com

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