Sugar Cookies Prices

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sophieree Posted 11 Mar 2013 , 4:42am
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ASmall baking company I need help with prices for decorated surgar cookies 3-4 inches (in dozens)

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jason_kraft Posted 11 Mar 2013 , 5:25am
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AHow much will the ingredients cost for each dozen? How long will each dozen take to bake and decorate? What is your annual overhead and estimated order volume per year?

Generally a dozen decorated sugar cookies will sell for between $12 and $120 a dozen (or more) depending on a variety of factors.

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sophieree Posted 11 Mar 2013 , 5:38am
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AThank u

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sophieree Posted 11 Mar 2013 , 5:40am
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AUsually people just order cake pops, so my next set is to see how much the ingredients cost thanks again

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GeminiRJ Posted 13 Mar 2013 , 12:22am
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The one rule of thumb that you'll hear over and over for pricing decorated cookies is $1 per inch. You can use that as a starting point. So a 3" round cookie would be $3. A 3"x4" cookie would be $3.50. If there aren't a lot of colors and the design is fairly simple, lower the price. If it's a time-consuming design (lots of detail) raise the price. That said, so much depends on where you live and what the market will bear! Check around at your local bakeries and see what their cookies are going for. While it's tempting to go cheap, don't do it! (Unless you don't mind slaving away for hours and hours on a cookie order and barely making minimum wage.)
 

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sophieree Posted 13 Mar 2013 , 8:05am
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AThanks a lot that was really helpful

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slpick206 Posted 16 Mar 2013 , 8:47pm
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that was very helpful... i have only been charging $1 a cookie and i put so much time in them....thanks again

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NCYCKS Posted 24 Sep 2013 , 2:29am
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AGemini, well said! I do exactly what you described and find that the amount of time and talent spent is worth charging appropriately! People are willing to pay for delicious and beautiful cookies!

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