These little macarons weigh about 10 grams each and contain about 15 grams of fat and sugar; yes, I am aware that, in a world were 'old fashioned' gravity is the order of the day, this kind of math is not permitted. But these little puppies are French...and are a testament to the miracle of French cooking- a veritable 'black hole' of calories. Just ask my hips. I can't explain it; you'll have to take it up with Einstein.
Macarons (French macaroons) are essentially meringue halves held together with buttercream. As well you know, anything that contains butter is a good thing.