Presentation on theme: "Chocolate Chip Cookies Comparison"— Presentation transcript:
1 Chocolate Chip Cookies Comparison Personal Finance cost comparison lab
2 Warm-UpIn your group, half your recipe- marking on the recipe copy found in your kitchens You may need to convert- ¼ cup needs to be turned into tablespoons to half itNote- If you eat any raw cookie dough today you will get a ZERO.AgendaRead both recipes, figure out which you will cook first- get approved by teacherYou will bake 15 cookies of each, the pre-bought dough and the homemade. Extra dough will be formed into cookie sized drops, wrapped in plastic wrap and frozen for a special treat in May.Set up your tasting plates, clean up – do not eat cookies until the teacher tells you!
3 Worksheet DirectionsUsing the chart on the next slide, figure out the cost per cookie for your homemade recipe and the cost per cookie for the two pre-bought dough options.Answer the two questions at the bottom of your worksheet.Turn in your worksheet at the end of class. (need extra time? It’s due at the start of class on Tuesday!)
4 To Figure Out Your Costs ItemCostQty in PackageChocolate chips$3.2512 oz / 1.5 cupsbutter$3.3932 TbsSalt0.9526 oz / 52 TbsBaking soda$1.1516 oz /32 TbsBaking powder2.1910 oz / 20 TbsGranulated sugar$4.395 lbs / 11 ¼ cupsflour$3.295 lbs/ 20 cupsBrown sugar$1.2916 oz / 1.5 cups packedeggs1.5912Shortening3.97105 TbsNestle Toll House Cookie Dough - Scoop & Bake Chocolate Chip $5.59, makes 36 cookiesPillsbury Cookie dough, $4.17, makes 29 cookiesVanilla- .02 per tsp
5 Figuring Out CostsRemember from your packet that you first figure out the cost per unitThen you multiply times the number of units in your recipeAdd all the individual ingredient costsDivide by the number of servings in the recipeCost of Pkg/ Qty in Pkg$3.50 / 10 cups = .35 per cup= Cost per unit.35 x 4 cups = $1.40used in recipe$ = $4.50$.4.50 /6= .75 per serving75 cents per serving