Study: Basic Christmas Cookie Ingredients Cost More Than $9 in at Least 10 U.S. Cities

Study: Basic Christmas Cookie Ingredients Cost More Than $9 in at Least 10 U.S. Cities


A study shows the cost of Christmas cookie ingredients this holiday season could run Americans anywhere from $2.23 to $12.40 depending on where they live, as food prices have risen substantially at grocery stores across the nation.

Meal-kit company HelloFresh conducted a study that details the cost of a homemade batch of Christmas cookies in 60 U.S. cities and territories ahead of the holiday season.

HelloFresh’s study examined prices of five key ingredients based on a Preppy Kitchen “classic butter cookie recipe.” Costs of baking soda, butter, eggs, flour, and sugar, were assessed in each location included in the study. Combined prices of the ingredients in a particular location account for the cost to make a batch of 100 cookies in a specific

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