# How much does the average bake sale make?

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According to a member of the Parents Auxiliary at my son’s elementary school, a single bake sale can pull in as much as \$400. That revenue is really needed to pay for field trips and needed programs, she added.

## Are bake sales profitable?

Most people will just give their kids some money and be done with it, and some won’t even do that. But for those who do bake, and who do volunteer to work, it is a lot of work for not very much money earned. Bake sales typically bring in only a few hundred dollars, but, as we have seen, require a lot of work.

## How much should I charge for a bake sale?

Bake Sale Pricing Guide

• Keep things affordable, and try to have a range of prices from \$1 up so anyone can purchase a cookie or a muffin.
• Sell more items by pricing things in groups: “3 chocolate chip cookies for \$2” or “Cupcakes \$2 each or 3 for \$5.” This will entice people to spend more money.
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You might have to round up each cookie to at least 60 cents or about \$7 per dozen in order to not just avoid losing money but make a sweet and tidy profit. Check out your competition for pricing ideas. Consider offering bulk or wholesale prices for large orders, but don’t forget to maintain a profit on these sales.

## What is a good price to sell cookies?

Pricing is always a challenge since consumers don’t expect to be paying upwards of \$4 for one cookie if they’re not already aware of time that goes into making each one. When I was selling cookies, I charged anywhere from \$4, \$18 or up to \$23 a piece depending on the design.

## How do you price home baked goods?

Calculate your cost of goods sold

Your prices should cover your cost of goods sold, or COGS, at the very minimum. The formula to calculate your COGS is: Cost per serving + Labor cost per item + Variable Costs + Fixed costs + Startup costs.

## How do I run a successful bake sale?

For a successful bake sale, we suggest you do the following:

1. Plan your date and venue. Proper planning is the first ingredient of success. …
2. Choose your bakers. Everyone knows that the more baked goods, the merrier. …
3. Choose a theme. Having a theme is a great way to get people involved in, and excited about, your sale.

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## Are bake sales illegal?

Are bake sales illegal? Selling baked goods made in someone’s home kitchen is illegal — unless that person’s home happens to contain a certified commercial kitchen. To be fair, the state will “allow” you to sell homemade baked goods if you pay \$35 to have your kitchen inspected (and it passes).

When respondents were asked what are the top bakery items they produce, cookies rank first at 89 percent, followed by cakes at 79 percent, cupcakes 73 percent, muffins/scones 68 percent, cinnamon rolls 65 percent, and bread 57 percent.

## What should I make for a bake sale fundraiser?

Volunteers and supporters of your cause bake and donate cakes, cookies, buns, muffins, pies and biscuits. These are then sold to raise funds.

## How much should I charge for a dozen chocolate chip cookies?

You might have to summarize the cost of each cookie to at least 60 cents or about \$7 per dozen to avoid losing money.

## Can you make money selling cookies?

It’s possible to turn a nice profit when you’re selling a hundred cookies at a time. As long as you can make them in close proximity to the event, shelf-life isn’t an issue.

## How much do decorated sugar cookies sell for?

Mini (approx 1″ – 1.5″) cookies are usually \$2 – \$2.50 each. Small (approx 2″)cookies are usually \$3 to \$4. Medium (approx 3″ – 4″) cookies are usually \$5 to \$6. Large (approx 4″ – 5″) cookies are usually \$6 to \$8.