Trader Joe’s Macarons des Fetes Reviews

Macarons des Fetes: 7.5/10

🚨NEW ITEM🚨 I was so excited to see #traderjoes come out with more macarons, especially holiday flavors. Trader Joe’s does macarons well, like really well! The cookies are baked to perfection and the filling is always delicious. However, these weren’t my favorite flavors which really shocked me because I was expecting to LOVE them. My least favorite which brings the rating down low was the chocolate peppermint which honestly tasted like toothpaste. My absolute favorite was the cappuccino. The flavor was spot on to a creamy, frothy coffee drink and I wish there were more of them in the box! The gingerbread tasted pretty heavy on the spice, but was still good. Spiced caramel tasted exactly like the gingerbread but with caramel filling and the pear cinnamon tasted like Apple Jacks. I thought I would like the chocolate raspberry the best, but it tasted strangely like a lollipop. I enjoyed all of them fine, but none (except cappuccino) was as good as the original assortment of macarons or the chocolate and vanilla. Each box is $4.99.

Have you tried these yet? What was your favorite flavor?

24 thoughts on “Trader Joe’s Macarons des Fetes Reviews”

  1. My faves were the cappuccino, gingerbread, four spice caramel, and the pear cinnamon. I was actually surprised that I did like the pear because fruit flavors aren’t my thing. Those other two were yucky & I’m glad I ate those first just to get rid of them.

  2. The Peppermint and Raspberry were so gross to me. And I am NOT picky about macarons!
    Agreed that cappuccino was the best! I’m not sure I ever figured out which one was gingerbread and which one was spiced caramel. Enjoyed both though.


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