Classic French Macarons
French macarons (made with almond flour, and distinct from their coconut cousins, macaroons) require some practice and patience. But even if they're not perfect, they're always delicious—and gluten-free. This recipe calls for a simple orange buttercream filling, which can be adapted for a wide variety of flavor combinations. Slideshow: Gluten-Free Desserts
You can adjust the flavor of the macarons by incorporating different flavors into the buttercream frosting, such as lemon, raspberry or chocolate. In addition, you can adjust the color of the actual cookies by using different gel food colorings.