Star Wars: Licensed Baby Yoda Macarons Are Here, But You Don’t Want To Know The Price
Baby Yoda's choice of snacks is not cheap, apparently.
When Baby Yoda stole the show in the latest episode of The Mandalorian by stealing a packet of fluorescent-blue space macarons, it wasn’t a stretch to imagine those same cookies showing up as a new snack at Galaxy’s Edge, or a licensed product. As predicted, luxury brand Williams Sonoma has now revealed its official “Nevarro Nummies Macarons,” as well as their staggering price tag, as picked up by io9.
If you don’t have the Force to nab yourself some cookies from an unsuspecting classmate, a packet of 12 space macarons will set you back $50. While $4.15 each seems a lot for a cookie, it’s not necessarily a high price for a gourmet French macaron--though even the most dedicated Star Wars fans might still baulk at spending $50 on snacks, especially when you can get an adorable life-sized Baby Yoda for half the price.
"Inspired by a sweet moment when a young Nevarro student debated sharing his treats with the Child," the Williams Sonoma listing reads, "21st-century artisans in California have created these ethereal French-style almond macarons capturing the essence of this scene with Nevarro Nummies. For authentic galactic flavor, each exquisite treat is artfully hand-piped with a rich, creamy vanilla filling."
Sadly, they don’t look all that much like Baby Yoda’s version either--while the show’s macarons are a violent shade of blue, and even more vibrant when the Child pukes them back up, Williams Sonoma’s version are a more gentle shade of powder blue. With the listing specifying that they are shipped chilled or frozen, it’s likely these delicate treats aren’t going to come wrapped in a foil packet, either.
The luxury goods company seems like a strange choice for this tie-in, considering Nevarro doesn't seem like the kind of planet to have a huge fine-dining culture. Still, given the popularity of the Mandalorian--but especially anything involving Baby Yoda--it's likely these expensive treats will still fly off the shelves.