Christmas cookies are a tasty holiday treat and a fun annual tradition, with the cookie baking season typically starting in mid-November around the world. Despite notable rises in food prices recently, this year is no different.
HelloFresh looked into the costs, doing a like-for-like comparison of the essential ingredients of this favourite holiday treat, including the cost of flour, eggs, butter, sugar, and baking powder in each location in the study.
With a whopping $12.40 per batch, San Diego tops the list of most expensive US cities, while Sweden ranks top internationally with a batch cost of $12.83. At the other end of the scale, the best price per batch was found in Charleston, South Carolina ($2.23) and globally in Ecuador ($3.50).