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Custom Gifts…that People will Remember

How many times have you given a gift to a family member, friend or a client, only to receive a “luke warm” thank you in return? Why not give a gift that everyone will love, and will remember long after you’ve given it? In fact, our customers tell us that they often receive calls from people asking where they can buy more AmsterDAM! Good Cookies.

Let’s be honest. No employee wants a cheesy trinket or a t-shirt with the company logo. Give them a basket filled with packages of AmsterDAM! Good Cookies and watch the smiles. A recent survey of employees discovered that employers that gave gifts of AmsterDAM! Good Cookies increased worker productivity and increased unpaid overtime by 48%. (This is not true…but we still think that most employees would prefer cookies over mouse pads. Just sayin’.)

  • Do you want to sweeten the deal with a client? A can of irresistibly yummy cookies bearing their company logo should do the trick!
  • Is there a certain executive you want to impress? How about a coffee mug with their name or logo, and an impressive box of AmsterDAM! Good Cookies?
  • Take a look at our catalog of customized gift ideas and select the most appropriate one for the occasion.

Don’t see what you’re looking for? Tell us your idea and we’ll do our best to fulfill your special request.

We take pride in the high quality of our fresh stroopwafels and packaged goods. That’s why we guarantee your satisfaction with every product, every time. If you are dissatisfied with any item in your order, please contact us right away — we want to make it right. E-mail us at info@amsterdamgoodcookies.com

When the warmer times of the year, the caramel can start to leak out of the stroopwafels. They still taste delicious – but they don’t look as appetizing. We recommend storing your stroopwafels in a cool and dry place, preferably in the refrigerator. Pop them in the microwave for a minute before enjoying them. You can also store them in the freezer to extend their shelf life for a few months.

 

our cookies04Why is the stroopwafel one of the world’s greatest cookies?

Stroopwafels are one of the world’s best, and most sorely underrated cookies. These amazing Dutch cookies consist of a thin layer of caramel-like syrup sandwiched between two wafers.

You can eat them with a cup of coffee. Simply cover your steaming mug with a cookie and the steam from the coffee rises up to warm the ooey, gooey caramel in the center. It also keeps your coffee warm! What’s better than that?

Well…it actually does get better! Ever tried creating an ice cream sandwich from a stroopwafel? Just a sinful taste treat sitting there in your hands – filled with ice cream! Try it – you will become addicted to this incredible man-made treat. Meringue and cream are also an option if you don’t want to have melting ice cream dripping down the front of your shirt.

stroopwafel story08A long time ago, in a land far, far away – also know as the Netherlands – there lived a family named Gouda. This lovely Gouda family settled in the area, built a castle and very cleverly named the town after themselves.

Wasn’t it fortunate that they also had a cheese named for them as well. We’ve always thought that Gouda was so “good-ah!”

But, that’s only part of our story, boys and girls…
Gouda is also famous for…wait for it…Stroopwafels!

There also lived in the little town of Gouda, a baker whose talents ran the gamut. His specialty was the perfect bread. Just pulled from the oven with a hard crust and soft center – the town loved the baker and he loved baking bread.

As the baker cleaned his kitchen one night, he swept up all of the breadcrumbs and thought, “Oh what a waste of perfectly good food…” But, instead of throwing out the crumbs, he found a small tin with a tiny square pattern in it that he was able to sweep the crumbs into. When he pressed them down, the baker saw that they took on the pattern of the pan. He added some flavor and pressed everything together. The thin piece of bread resembled a cookie and was then dubbed a “waffle.”

He decided to create a cookie sandwich by adding honey in the center – and voila! we have the stroopwafel!

The stroopwafel became a favorite treat of kids, spreading its fame around the town and later outside throughout Netherlands.

More about the process

More about the process

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