|I couldn't resist making macarons so that I could see how they looked in my new boxes. I like it!|
When I first started making macarons a few years ago, I couldn't find any boxes specifically made for them so I came up with my cupcake-liner and cellophane bag solution which works well and is cute but I always held out hope I would also find some great boxes. A box does look more professional.
|Before the boxes, this is how I packaged macarons using cupcake-liners and cellopane bags.|
|The parts for one box. They arrive flat and need to be folded and assembled.|
I went with the double macaron box that comfortably holds a dozen 2-inch cookies and comes in three parts — base, divider and full-window slider. Without shipping, the parts for a single completed box cost .99 which I didn't think was too bad.
Of course once my shipment arrived I had to whip up some lemon and watermelon macarons because I couldn't resist filling a box and adding a homemade tag to see how it looked. I'm very pleased.
|The divider in the base helps keep the macarons stable.|
|I chose a slider with a full window but you can also get sliders with half a window and no window.|
|The homemade tag and twine adds that final touch.|
These boxes will be perfect for future bake sale fundraisers for The Wednesday Community Meal. I can't wait!