About De Koekenbakkers

De Koekenbakkers (= The Cookie Bakers in Dutch) is a small family business headed by Mariëlle de Vroome and her husband Clemens Fortuin and is located in Groningen, The Netherlands.

Mariëlle is the creative mind who started her cookie adventure in 2010 and since then she has been a full time cookie decorator, cookie cutter designer and instructor of cookie decorating classes across Europe and the rest of the world.

Her work was featured in a variety of national and international magazines and her cookie business has made bespoke cookies for clients like SONY, ECCO, L’Oreal, Jimmy Choo, Armani, Mont Blanc and Twitter.

In 2012 Marielle's first book about cookie decorating (‘‘Het Koekboek’’) was released in the Netherlands. 

In 2014 Clemens joined the family business as photographer, 3D designer and "head of all things technical". Together they expanded their cookie business with the introduction of a collection of original 3D-printed Cookie Cutters which are currently being sold worldwide this online Etsy shop: 3DCookieCutterShop

Mariëlle found her passion in cookie decorating and she especially likes ‘building’ Gingerbread houses and coming up with new and original ways to use cookies and royal icing in edible 3D-designs.

Be sure to follow her cookie adventures on Instagram & Facebook!











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