The Yearly Cost For Thanksgiving Dinner Is Down This Year
The results are in, and the average price for a Thanksgiving dinner for 10 is the cheapest it’s been in 5 years, and under $5 per person!
By nowproducerdave on November 22, 2017
Every single year, we always report of the average cost of Thanksgiving dinner for that year. The average ingredient prices, the turkey cost, everything averaged together spits out a number. This year, it’s gone down by almost a dollar to about $49.12. Last year it was $49.87. This makes it the lowest cost Thanksgiving in 5 years!
I know that doesn’t sound like much, but remember, it’s average cost (for a 10-person serving). So some ingredients are down, but others might be up a few cents. If you pick and choose certain items, you can get well below that price, because really, you won’t like everything on the list. Ok, let’s break it down:
The turkey – a 16-pound bird costs about $22.38, or about $1.40 per pound, which is a 2-cent decrease from last year, which makes about 36-cents total savings.
Milk – a gallon of milk dropped to $2.99.
12 rolls dropped in price to $2.26.
Sweet potatoes dropped to $3.52 for a 3-pound bag.
Green peas dropped to $1.43.
Anyway, you get the point. A lot of those items you probably won’t even have at your dinner, so you’re saving even more by skipping certain ingredients. And let’s be honest, anything under $50 that feeds 10 people is a pretty clear win, right? We’re under 5 bucks a person, and it’s all really good food.
Check out all the savings and prices here.