4 Reasons to Try Rip van Wafels Cookies

Rip van Wafels is on a mission to make the Dutch stroopwafel your new energy bar replacement. Also known as Dutch waffle cookies and caramel waffle cookies, a stroopwafel is a popular treat from the Netherlands, consisting of two thin waffle layers filled with gooey caramel syrup. They’re buttery, chewy, and taste exactly like a syrupy waffle, but in cookie form. Here are 4 reasons to try Rip van Wafels stroopwafels.

1. They’re inspired by European tradition.

If you’ve spent any time in Amsterdam or Europe, you probably remember seeing stroopwafels all over the place. Personally, I remember first being introduced to these cookies while studying abroad and visiting friends in the Netherlands during my college days. If you love the Dutch version of stroopwafel or just plain love waffles and want a way to get that great flavor while on the go, Rip van Wafels will satisfy your craving.

2. They’re made from high-quality ingredients.

For a cookie, Rip van Wafels are decently healthy. There are no trans fats, preservatives, margarine, or trans fats in these stroopwafels, and they don’t have artificial flavors. Each stroopwafel package also has just 8 grams of sugar and 130 calories each. If you’re going to indulge in a sweet treat, this is a great choice!

3. There are 4 flavors to choose from.

Speaking of flavors, Rip van Wafels stroopwafels go beyond the traditional caramel flavor. In addition to Traditional (bourbon vanilla, cinnamon, and molasses), their stroopwafels come in three other flavors including Honey & Oats, Coconut, and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt. Curious about the exact ingredients in each flavor? They’re listed on the Rip van Wafels website.

4. You can find them at Starbucks!

So where can you find Rip van Wafels? Currently, they are available in 7,500 Starbucks locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. You can also find them in select Whole Foods markets or order them online from Amazon.

In Conclusion

Stroopwafels have always been a great treat to indulge in and Rip van Wafels has made it easier than ever to enjoy these cookies while also being health conscious. Try them out the next time you spot them on the shelf!

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Suzi Pratt is a Seattle event and food photographer available for hire. She is also a contributing writer at Digital Photography School and runs a blog teaching others how to start a photography business.
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