Not all macaroons are made with egg whites. These rustic beauties are bound with egg yolks, which give them a tender bite. Letting the formed cookie dough sit for a few hours gives them time to crust over. Once baked, the cookies develop a thick, crisp exterior and soft golden center.
The team at the Malverne Pastry Shop in Malverne, NY make these for many trade shows and special events we attend. They are irresistible and addictive. Here is the Rustic Macaroon recipe.