The Average Cost of Thanksgiving is Over $50
For the first time ever, it's going to cost the average family over $50 to serve Thanksgiving this year. Which, yeah, still doesn't sound that bad.
The American Farm Bureau Federation just released its annual report of what the average Thanksgiving will cost in 2015. To serve 10 people this year, it comes to a total of $50.11, that's up from $49.41 last year.
- Here's the breakdown:
- 16-pound turkey, $23.04.
- Stuffing, $2.61.
- Rolls, $2.25.
- Sweet potatoes, $3.57.
- Cranberries, $2.29.
- Peas, carrots, and celery, $2.31.
- Pumpkin pie mix, pie shells, and whipped cream, $7.61.
- Milk, $3.25.
- Other miscellaneous ingredients, $3.18.