Even if you can’t make it to someone’s (Birthday) party, you can still send your friend or family member a nice gift. For their Birthday, a Holiday, or just because you’re thinking of them. On this page I’ve listed my favorites. These gifts can be ordered online and delivered in the Netherlands. There’s quite a few food options on this list, as I just really like food.
It’s also possible to send some vegan sweets to someone. Vegan bakery Van Planten has also started a delivery service in these Corona times. You’re able to order a few of their delivery proof vegan treats on their website. You can choose from all kinds of goodies like brownies and rocky road. They’ll send the packages every weekday.
The Brownie Box
At The Brownie Box you can order a box with several kinds of brownies of your choice. You can go for a box with 6, 12 or 24 pieces. You can choose a different flavor for each 3 brownies. Like M&M’s or Oreo. They’ve also got several specials that they only sell for a limited time. Like when it’s Sinterklaas in the Netherlands; they sell ‘kruidnoten brownies’.
Waldo is perfect for brownie lovers. They’ve got so many different brownies that you can order online. From raspberry-cheesecake brownies to Oreo brownies, they’ve got them all at Waldo. If you order before 4pm they’re shipped that same day.
Coffeelicious, the lunchroom in Dordrecht, The Hague and Breda, has started delivery in Corona times. They make delicious American cookies that they ship all over the Netherlands. You can choose between Red Velvet, Nutella and Lemon cookies or you can order a mixed box with all 3 flavors. They’ve got several other options for take-away and delivery as well. Click here for the full list and order your food gift straight away.
Bec’s Bakes delivers homemade sweet and savoury bakes. She bakes them in Almere and you can have them delivered all over the Netherlands. You can order all kinds of things, like brownies, cupcakes, scones and homemade high tea’s. Look at how nice and gooey these brownies are!
Julie’s American Cookies
Julie from Julie’s American Cookies bakes the most delicious American cookies in a bakery in The Hague. She has all the traditional American cookies flavors like Chocolate Chip cookies and Oatmeal raisin cookies. Furthermore she also bakes fudge brownies and cookie cakes (a giant cookie that’s similar to a cake). You can order the cookies, cake and fudge online and she delivers them in The Hague and ships to every city in the Netherlands.
Amsterdam Baking Company
Amsterdam Baking Company sure knows how to bake something sweet! Their assortment changes often, but it’s always sweet and inspired by South American cuisine. Did someone say ‘dulce de leche’? Their most popular pastries are Alfajores (two cookies with cream in between) and Medialunas (croissant lookalikes). Amsterdam Baking Company delivers in the Netherlands.
At BrownieTime you can have all kinds of delicious brownies delivered to your or someone else’s door. The brownies are made with organic butter and eggs and fair trade Tony’s Chocolonely chocolate. They also have vegan and gluten-free brownies. You can order brownies in one flavor, like the classic brownies, brownies with raspberries or caramel brownies. But you can also go for a box with different flavors. The BrownieTime brownies fit in the mail box so the receiver doesn’t have to be at home when they’re delivered.
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Sweetbox Onze Smaak
Do you already know the Sweetbox from Onze Smaak? These sweet mailbox packages come in different Brownie varieties. You’ve got Oreo Brownies, Rocky Road Brownies and Party Brownies that are perfect for Birthdays. My recommendation is the Brownie Proeverij. This tasting package includes small pieces of 9 different kinds of brownies.
Sayfs Bakery bakes cakes for restaurant, but she reinvented herself during the lockdown of the Covid pandemic. She also started making brownies and blondies that can be delivered by mail throughout the Netherlands. She’s got all kind of different sweets like Pecan Caramel Blondies or Kinderella blondie.
PLEASE NOTE: Safys Bakery is closed for orders at the moment. She hopes to open again soon.
Bol.com sells pretty much anything you can think of, from flowers to books. And from puzzels to toys. You can order and pay online and have the gift delivered to someone else. You can even have it giftwrapped.
You can send online cards and gifts via Greetz. I used Greetz to send birthday cards to friends and even whole gift packages to friends who just had a baby. Greetz delivers your cards all over the world so it’s also nice to sent your friends abroad a real postcard.