Yes, I know I reviewed other varieties of macarons from Trader Joes. I've even included a recipe to make your own macarons. I am very well aware that I've encouraged people to Deep Fat Fry your Macarons. This review is on Trader Joe's Pumpkin Macarons a seasonal flavor that makes an appearance in the fall.
However, like Christmas in August, it's September and everything is coming up Pumpkin. It's still early and I haven't had my fill of pumpkin just let, I figured I'd give these a go. They can easily be missed in the freezer aisle at Trader Joe's as the box, if not looking closely looks a lot like not so seasonal Mango Macarons.
The box of Trader Joe's Pumpkin Macarons:
The calories are in line with other varieties of macarons:
The premise is the same. Allow them 30 minutes to warm up to room temperature and enjoy.
What did I think of them? They were very good without over doing it on the pumpkin. It is very clear that other spice were front and center as well. There was a strong taste of cinnamon and ginger on this one to balance out the flavor of pumpkin. Would I buy it again? Yes, but in addition to the other flavors, I know not everyone is a fan of the pumpkin craze. Maybe I'll keep a box in the freezer for myself. For special occasions. So I don't have to share.
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