How To Draw A Macaron: Step 6

How to Draw a Macaron

Young artists will have a wonderful time learning how to draw a macaron with 6 easy illustrative steps. Note: this is the French cookie that come is in many fun colors. These delicious treats are considered to be light and airy not to be confused with the much denser coconut macaroons!

Kids will enjoy this simple step by step lesson for learning how to draw macarons in a variety of fun pastel colors.

All drawing steps are included here which make it fun and simple to follow! Plan for this drawing to last about 20 minutes or so, but the drawing process may actually take more time if a background is included in addition to the subject matter. What kind of background can you draw to make this delicious scene even better?


  • Pencil
  • Drawing Paper
  • Crayons or Colored Pencils
  • Black Marker (optional)
  • How to Draw a Macaron Printable PDF (see bottom of lesson)
How To Draw A Macaron: All Steps

In this lesson, we will start with a new piece of paper and discover how to draw a macaron in 6 illustrative steps. We will pay attention to the shape and size of each part of the macaron.

Time Needed: 20 minutes

  1. Draw The First Macaron

    How To Draw A Macaron: Step 1

    We are going to start with the first macaron. Begin by drawing a stack of cylinder-like shapes.

  2. Add The Second Macaron

    How To Draw A Macaron: Step 2

    Then, add another one of these treats below the first macaron so it looks like they are stacked.

  3. Draw The Third Macaron

    How To Draw A Macaron: Step 3

    After that, add a third macaron leaning on the first two.

  4. Add Texture To The Filling

    How To Draw A Macaron: Step 4

    We added some small details to the filling of each of these cookies.

  5. Add More Texture

    How To Draw A Macaron: Step 5

    Since we drew these macarons as double decker cookies we can now add some texture to the bottom filling.

  6. Complete Your Drawing

    How To Draw A Macaron: Step 6

    Use different shades of crayons to color your macarons. This style of cookie comes in a variety of colors so use your imagination!

How to Draw a Macaron PDF Download

Click the link below to view or download this drawing lesson. The PDF is a printable drawing lesson for How to Draw a Macaron. The last page of the downloadable PDF includes a coloring book page with just the outlines and an extension exercise for prompting kids to get creative!

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