jackie929 Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 6:55pm
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HELLO :
I NEED HELP!!! I HAVE AN ORDER OF DECORATE SUGAR COOKIES THAT I NEED TO MAKE FOR A BRIDAL SHOWER. MY COOKIE CUTTERS ARE 3IN- 3 1/3 IN (SIZE). BECAUSE THIS IS MY FIRST ORDER I DON'T KNOW HOW MUCH TO CHARGE. PLEASE !!!! CAN SOMEBODY GIVE AN IDEA. I LIVE IN THE CT AREA.
THANKS

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JanH Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 6:57pm
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..moving to Cookies forum. icon_smile.gif

brincess_b Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 7:16pm
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a general guide is $1 an inch, which increases the fancier the decorating gets, and also extra for packaging - which will also depend on how fancy the packaging is.
xx

jackie929 Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 9:39pm
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thank for the info. big help........... icon_biggrin.gif

pattycakesnj Posted 13 Jan 2010 , 9:47pm
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agree with brincess_b, $1 an inch, but if more colors and detail, higher price

luv2bake6 Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 2:20am
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how much extra would you guys charge for packaging?

pattycakesnj Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 11:51am
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My packaging and ribbon are included in the price (it cost me $.05 for the bag and $.02 for the ribbon). Of course if they wanted a cookie box or something else, I would charge extra but know one has ever asked.

Kiddiekakes Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 1:02pm
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I charge $5.00 each for my 3 -4 inch decorated cookies bagged with a cellophane bag and curly ribbon.

FromScratch Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 1:41pm
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The packaging might only cost $0.07, but it takes time to package them. This is why you charge extra to take the time to do the work. Remember... you aren't just selling the ingredients to make these cookies... you selling the service of doing what the client either can't or doesn't want to do themselves. There's great value in that.

I would start decorated cookies at $1/inch simply decorated (2-3 colors). Individual packaging would be extra. What are your cookies going to look like? Just iced? Monogram? Flowers? How many colors will you be using? How do they want them packaged? All of these will affect the final price.

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