Amsterdam’s best kept secrets: Sweets

Amsterdam is known for its canals, Anne Frank House and liberal minds, but did you know there are several sweets you can only try here? We have listed the best ones for you!

Van Stapele Koekmakerij, Heisteeg 4
There is a big chance you have to stand in line here, because they have the best cookies! At Van Stapele they only make one type of cookie: theirs. It is a chocolate cookie with melted white chocolate inside.

De Drie Graefjes, Egertstraat 1 / Rokin 130 / Stadionplein 111
This American Bakery has several locations. They are famous for their red velvet cake, however here do try their tasty chocolate chip cookies as well!

Van Wonderen Stroopwafels, Kalverstraat 190
A typical Dutch cookie: stroopwafels. Here, at Van Wonderen, they gave the Dutch tradition a playful twist. Try your stroopwafel with a slathering of chocolate and your topping of choice, for example, mini marshmallows, M&M’s or more crumbled cookies.

Pompadour, Huidenstraat 12
Who does not like chocolate? At Pompadour they sell the best bonbons. Located in a lovely building in the heart of the nine streets, Pompadour is definitely worth a visit.