Madeleine Cookies

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Classic French Madeleine Cookies with a soft texture and delicious taste of butter and lemon. They will become your favorite treat all year round. Dip them in chocolate and freeze-dried raspberries for extra flavor.

shell shaped cookies covered in chocolate and freeze dried raspberries.

Ingredients note

One Dough Holiday Cookie Box can be filled with Madeleine Cookies.

How to make this recipe

Step One. Preheat oven to 375oF degrees (190oC).

Step Two. In the small bowl melt unsalted butter and let it cool to room temperature.

Step Three. In a mixing bowl, whisk together, granulated sugar and eggs until you get a fluffy texture. About 3-5 minutes depends on the speed of your mixer. 

Step Four. Add the zest of one lemon to the mixture. Fold in the flour. Add melted butter around the edges of the mixing bowl and mix until all combine. Place all madeleine cookie dough into a pastry bag and chill in the refrigerator for about 1 hour. 

Tip from Marina: if you don’t have a pastry bag, use a Ziplock bag.

Step Five. Grease madeleine cookies pan with butter. Cut out a corner of the pastry bag and divide the batter among the madeleine pan. 

Step Six. Bake cookies at 375oF (190oC) for 10-12 minutes until slightly brown on top. 

Allow the cookies to cool completely. Dip into chocolate and decorate with freeze-dried raspberries. This is optional but gives extra flavor.

shell-shaped cookies on the cooling wire rock dipped in the chocolate.

Recipe FAQs

How to store

Store cookies in an air-tight container or storage bag on the counter for 2-3 days. It is best to eat them within a day. Usually, they disappear fast.

Can I freeze Madeleine cookies?

Yes, they are great for freezing. Place cookies into a plastic bag or air-tight container and keep them in the freezer. When you are ready to eat them, allow cookies in the refrigerator for a few hours. After that, you can deep into chocolate and decorate.

When to serve Madeleine cookies?

Madeleine cookies are ready to serve when they reach room temperature.

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madeleine cookies

Madeleine Cookies

Marina
Classic French Madeleine Cookies with soft texture and delicious taste of butter and lemon. 
4.50 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine French
Servings 12 cookies
Calories 121 kcal

Equipment

  • 1 stand mixer or electric hand mixer
  • 1 pipping bag

Ingredients
  

  • 2 eggs room temperature
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup all-purpose flour
  • 6 Tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • lemon zest

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 375oF degrees (190oC).
  • In the small bowl melt unsalted butter and let it cool to room temperature.
  • In a mixing bowl, whisk together, granulated sugar and eggs until you get a fluffy texture. About 3-5 minutes depends on the speed of your mixer. 
  • Add zest of one lemon into the mixture. Fold in the flour. Add melted butter around the edges of the mixing bowl and mix until all combines. 
  • Place all madeleine cookies dough into pipping bag and chill in the refrigerator for about 1 hour.
  • Grease madeleine cookies pan with butter. Cut out a corner of pipping bag and divide the batter among the madeleine pan.
  • Bake at 375oF degrees (190oC) for 10-12 minutes until slightly brown on top. 
  • Allow the cookies to cool completely. Dip into chocolate and decorate with freeze dried raspberries.

Notes

Use room temperature eggs for this recipe. 

Nutrition

Serving: 1cookieCalories: 121kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 2gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.4gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0.2gCholesterol: 42mgSodium: 11mgPotassium: 20mgFiber: 0.2gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 215IUCalcium: 7mgIron: 0.5mg
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