Madeleine Cookies on a cooling rack

Madeleine Cookies

These Madeleine Cookies are French shell-shaped cookies. They are crispy on the outside and soft like cake on the inside. It's a quick and easy recipe you will love.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 40 cookies
Calories 101kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Preheat oven to 375F. Beat eggs together with sugar until you get one smooth texture. Beat in vanilla and salt.
    Two bowls, one with eggs and another one with whisked ingredients
  • In small portions, add flour to the mixture and blend it right until it looks mixed. Gradually add butter in steady stream, beat right until mixed.
    Two bowls. with madeleine cookie dough in process
  • Spoon batter into each pan well. You don’t need to spread them as they will melt and spread nicely on their own.
    Ziplock bag with cookie dough, cookie sheet with dough
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown. Cool for a few minutes and remove from pan.
    Madeleine Cookies on a cooling rack


Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 15mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 0.4mg