Macarons can be filled with savory fillings like soft cheeses such as pimento, cream cheese, or goat cheese.
Soft cheeses absorb the flavors of the spices and combine the other ingredients together to make the filling of the macaron easily pipeable.
You can make your own cheese macarons at home using these savory macarons as an inspiration.
Goat Cheese Macarons
Goat cheese savory macarons are made with a fig compote. The figs are chopped, heated, and then cooled.
The filling is made with mascarpone cheese, goat cheese, and black sesame seeds creamed together.
To assemble the goat cheese savory macarons, pipe a ring of the creamy goat cheese mixture around the edge of the macaron shell.
Add the fig compote to the center of the macaron. Top with the other macaron shell and sandwich together.
Pimento Cheese Macarons
Pimento cheese savory macarons are made with a mixing pimento cheese with heavy cream in a food processor until fully combined.
You can even make your own pimento cheese at home for a more intense flavor for your cheese macarons.
Tomato Basil Feta Macarons
The filling is made by creaming together cream cheese, feta cheese, basil leaves, lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste. Diced tomatoes are folded into the cream cheese savory macaron filling.
The macarons are assembled by placing 1 macaron shell, then adding a basil leaf, the cream cheese filling, and another macaron shell to sandwich the savory macaron together.