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Calculate Your Cookbook Price and Potential Profit.

Pricing Price Estimator

Base prices are for a standard cookbook.

Standard Features
  • Our full-color front cover design with your title, OR your full-color press-ready cover design with continuous bleed
  • Front cover lamination
  • Your choice of our standard dividers (7/set), OR your full-color press-ready divider design (7/set) with continuous bleed on 80# silk text stock
  • Helpful cooking information on the back of each divider (black ink)
  • Durable plastic comb OR coil binding (up to 202 TOTAL** pages for coil)
  • Your personal pages with black and white photographs or sketches
  • Table of Contents
  • One of nine recipe formats (eight formats available in Recipes Continued or Recipes Not Continued layout)
  • 60# white text paper
  • Recipe Notes, Fillers, Icons, and
  • Sub-categories
  • Twelve pages of nutritional information
  • Alphabetical or numerical recipe index
  • Contributor Index
  • Personalized Order Form

*A page is defined as one side of a sheet of paper.
**Includes personal pages, Table of Contents (2 pages), recipes, indices, Nutritional Information Pages (12 pages), Custom Order Form (2 pages), and dividers (2 pages per divider).

Upgrade Options

While our standard features are popular, the upgraded options listed below allow you to showcase your style, and the costs can be recouped with a higher selling price!

Covers

Bleed
20¢ per book (Image extends to/beyond edge of cover)

Custom Inside and Back Cover Ink Options

  • Black ink only @ 15¢ per cover per book
  • 4/Color Ink @ 25¢ per cover per book
Binding

Imprint on Plastic Comb Binding

  • 100-299 books @ $2.05 per book
  • 300-499 books @ 85¢ per book
  • 500 + books @ 55¢ per book
Dividers

60# White Paper Stock

  • Black Front/Black Back – (include additional dividers over 7 in total page count)

80# Satin Paper

  • Color Front/Black Back @ 21¢ per divider per book (for additional dividers over 7)

All Dividers on White Cover Stock

  • Color Front/Black Back @ 25¢ per divider per book
  • Black Front/Black Back @ 20¢ per divider per book

All Dividers on Ivory Cover Stock

  • Color Front/Black Back @ 50¢ per divider per book
  • Black Front/Black Back @ 40¢ per divider per book

All Tabbed Dividers on White Cover Stock

  • Color Front/Black Back @ 30¢ per divider per book
  • Black Front/Black Back @ 25¢ per divider per book

All Tabbed Dividers on Ivory Cover Stock

  • Color Front/Black Back @ 55¢ per divider per book
  • Black Front/Black Back @ 50¢ per divider per book

Other

  • Divider Backs in color @ 20¢ per divider per book
  • Bleed at @ 25¢ per book (Image extends to/beyond edge of divider)
Inside Pages
  • White Satin Text @ 25¢ per book
  • Crème Paper @ 25¢ per book
  • 4/Color Ink on Text or Recipe Pages @ 4¢ per page per book
Design

When Cookbook Publishers types or designs your book or any part of your book, Design Fees will apply:

  • Scan, crop and place photos/images and add caption @ $7 per photo/image
  • Ad Pages Press-Ready:
    • Inside Pages @ 5¢ per page per book
    • Cover Pages @ 5¢ per page plus cover ink charge
  • Ad Pages We Design:
    • Inside Pages @ $44 per page
    • Cover Pages @ $44 per page plus ink charge
  • Custom Personal Pages @ $22 per page
  • Custom Divider Fronts or Backs @ $22 per divider
  • Custom Recipe Page Fillers @ $22 per order
Other Costs
  • Full Proof (all components, mailed or e-proof): $38 per order
  • E-proof of non-recipe pages: $28 per order
  • Second proof (recipes or full e-proofs): $28 per order
  • Corrections to 1-color or 4-color pages: $5 to $11 per correction
  • Corrections to press-ready books: $11 per page
  • Sort recipes if not submitted per guidelines: $55+ (varies) per order
  • Paste-up recipes if not submitted per guidelines: $110+ (varies) per order
  • Unlock Cookbook Creator® account after submission: $33 per occurrence
  • Late Submission: $11 per item (material submitted or changes requested after order is received)
  • Rush Fee: 10% upcharge ($220 minimum)

Choose which method you would like to use for creating your cookbook.

Standard Soft Cover Pricing

Standard – Cookbook Creator Pricing

Page Range

100

200

300

400

500-699

700-1000

Suggested Selling Price

Profit per book

40-58

2.96

2.33

2.14

2.06

1.94

1.87

12.65

7.95 – 10.78

60-78

3.34

2.69

2.48

2.39

2.27

2.21

13.20

7.86 – 10.99

80-98

3.73

3.05

2.82

2.72

2.61

2.52

13.45

7.48 – 10.93

100-118

4.12

3.41

3.16

3.05

2.93

2.84

13.75

7.15 – 10.91

120-138

4.51

3.76

3.51

3.38

3.27

3.16

14.00

6.64 – 10.84

140-158

4.90

4.11

3.85

3.71

3.60

3.48

14.55

6.39 – 11.07

160-178

5.30

4.46

4.19

4.03

3.91

3.80

14.85

5.88 – 11.05

180-198

5.70

4.82

4.52

4.36

4.23

4.12

15.15

5.38 – 11.03

200-218

6.09

5.17

4.85

4.69

4.55

4.43

15.75

5.17 – 11.32

220-238

6.57

5.59

5.25

5.09

4.96

4.81

16.75

5.27 – 11.94

240-258

7.09

6.04

5.70

5.53

5.39

5.22

17.75

5.32 – 12.53

260-278

7.60

6.50

6.14

5.96

5.83

5.65

18.00

4.61 – 12.35

280-298

7.99

6.85

6.48

6.30

6.15

5.98

18.45

4.26 – 12.47

300-318

8.41

7.23

6.84

6.65

6.49

6.34

18.95

3.93 – 12.61

320-338

8.80

7.57

7.17

6.97

6.81

6.65

19.95

4.14 – 13.30

340-358

9.17

7.91

7.50

7.29

7.12

6.97

20.55

3.96 – 13.58

360-378

9.56

8.25

7.83

7.61

7.44

7.28

21.50

4.12 – 14.22

380-398

9.97

8.62

8.17

7.95

7.76

7.60

22.00

3.79 – 14.40

400-418

10.39

8.99

8.51

8.29

8.08

7.92

22.50

3.46 – 14.58

420-438

10.80

9.35

8.86

8.64

8.43

8.25

23.40

3.53 – 15.15

440-458

11.21

9.71

9.22

8.98

8.76

8.59

24.35

3.66 – 15.76

460-478

11.64

10.09

9.58

9.33

9.12

8.92

25.30

3.77 – 16.38

480-498

12.11

10.50

9.97

9.71

9.49

9.29

25.85

3.42 – 16.56

76921-02-2022

Please call for a quote on quantities of 1000 or more books or cookbooks with 500 or more pages.

Standard – We Type It™ Pricing

Page Range

100

200

300

400

500-699

700-1000

Suggested Selling Price

Profit per book

40-58

4.70

3.40

2.99

2.80

2.60

2.43

12.65

7.95 – 10.78

60-78

5.34

3.93

3.46

3.24

3.04

2.86

13.20

7.86 – 10.99

80-98

5.97

4.45

3.93

3.69

3.48

3.27

13.45

7.48 – 10.93

100-118

6.60

4.97

4.41

4.14

3.92

3.69

13.75

7.15 – 10.91

120-138

7.36

5.54

4.92

4.61

4.37

4.12

14.00

6.64 – 10.84

140-158

8.16

6.12

5.45

5.09

4.84

4.55

14.55

6.39 – 11.07

160-178

8.97

6.71

5.97

5.57

5.29

4.98

14.85

5.88 – 11.05

180-198

9.77

7.31

6.48

6.05

5.76

5.40

15.15

5.38 – 11.03

200-218

10.58

7.90

6.99

6.53

6.21

5.83

15.75

5.17 – 11.32

220-238

11.48

8.58

7.60

7.11

6.78

6.34

16.75

5.27 – 11.94

240-258

12.43

9.29

8.25

7.73

7.37

6.98

17.75

5.32 – 12.53

260-278

13.39

10.01

8.89

8.34

7.96

7.44

18.00

4.61 – 12.35

280-298

14.19

10.61

9.42

8.83

8.43

7.88

18.45

4.26 – 12.47

300-318

15.02

11.22

9.97

9.34

8.91

8.35

18.95

3.93 – 12.61

320-338

15.81

11.81

10.49

9.82

9.38

8.78

19.95

4.14 – 13.30

340-358

16.59

12.38

11.00

10.29

9.82

9.19

20.55

3.96 – 13.58

360-378

17.38

12.96

11.51

10.77

10.27

9.62

21.50

4.12 – 14.22

380-398

18.21

13.57

12.03

11.27

10.74

10.06

22.00

3.79 – 14.40

400-418

19.04

14.18

12.56

11.77

11.20

10.50

22.50

3.46 – 14.58

420-438

19.87

14.79

13.09

12.27

11.68

10.96

23.40

3.53 – 15.15

440-458

20.69

15.40

13.63

12.77

12.18

11.39

24.35

3.66 – 15.76

460-478

21.53

16.01

14.17

13.28

12.67

11.84

25.30

3.77 – 16.38

480-498

22.43

16.68

14.77

13.83

13.20

12.32

25.85

3.42 – 16.56

76921-02-2022

Please call for a quote on quantities of 1000 or more books or cookbooks with 500 or more pages.

Hardback Cover Pricing

Hardback – Cookbook Creator® Pricing

Page Range

100

200

300

400

500-699

700-1000

Suggested Selling Price

Profit per book

40-58

6.06

4.60

4.11

3.87

3.69

3.50

17.10

8.58 – 13.16

60-78

6.42

4.93

4.43

4.19

3.99

3.80

17.70

8.58 – 13.90

80-98

6.78

5.26

4.76

4.51

4.30

4.11

18.00

8.27 – 13.89

100-118

7.15

5.59

5.08

4.83

4.61

4.42

18.40

8.07 – 13.98

120-138

7.52

5.93

5.41

5.15

4.92

4.73

18.70

7.63 – 13.97

140-158

7.91

6.27

5.75

5.47

5.24

5.04

19.00

7.15 – 13.96

160-178

8.29

6.61

6.08

5.79

5.55

5.35

19.30

6.66 – 13.95

180-198

8.67

6.96

6.41

6.11

5.88

5.62

19.55

6.11 – 13.93

200-218

9.06

7.30

6.73

6.44

6.19

5.95

20.25

6.02 – 14.30

220-238

9.44

7.64

7.05

6.75

6.50

6.26

21.20

6.19 – 14.94

240-258

9.82

7.97

7.37

7.06

6.83

6.58

21.45

5.65 – 14.87

260-278

10.20

8.30

7.69

7.38

7.14

6.90

22.45

5.87 – 15.55

280-298

10.72

8.77

8.14

7.83

7.58

7.33

22.80

5.26 – 15.47

300-318

11.21

9.23

8.58

8.26

8.00

7.74

23.45

4.99 – 15.71

320-338

11.63

9.61

8.94

8.62

8.36

8.10

24.35

5.05 – 16.25

340-358

12.02

9.96

9.28

8.95

8.68

8.42

25.00

4.91 – 16.58

360-378

12.41

10.31

9.62

9.28

9.02

8.74

25.95

5.06 – 17.55

380-398

12.81

10.66

9.96

9.61

9.34

9.05

26.40

4.69 – 17.35

400-418

13.22

11.01

10.31

9.94

9.66

9.37

26.90

4.38 – 17.53

420-438

13.60

11.35

10.63

10.26

9.98

9.68

27.85

4.54 – 18.17

440-458

13.97

11.68

10.95

10.58

10.30

9.99

28.80

4.72 – 18.81

460-478

14.33

12.02

11.28

10.90

10.61

10.29

29.75

4.91 – 19.46

480-498

14.68

12.35

11.59

11.21

10.93

10.60

30.25

4.66 – 19.65

76921-02-2022

Please call for a quote on quantities of 1000 or more books or cookbooks with 500 or more pages.

Hardback – We Type It™ Pricing

Page Range

100

200

300

400

500-699

700-1000

Suggested Selling Price

Profit per book

40-58

8.52

6.19

5.41*

5.03

4.74*

4.43

17.10

8.58 – 13.16

60-78

9.12

6.68

5.86*

5.46*

5.15*

4.82*

17.70

8.58 – 13.90

80-98

9.73

7.16

6.31*

5.89*

5.53*

5.22*

18.00

8.27 – 13.89

100-118

10.33

7.65

6.76*

6.32*

5.96*

5.62*

18.40

8.07 – 13.98

120-138

11.07

8.20

7.26*

6.78*

6.39*

6.03*

18.70

7.63 – 13.97

140-158

11.85

8.78

7.78*

7.26*

6.83*

6.45*

19.00

7.15 – 13.96

160-178

12.64

9.36

8.29*

7.74*

7.28*

6.87*

19.30

6.66 – 13.95

180-198

13.44

9.94

8.80*

8.21*

7.72*

7.27*

19.55

6.11 – 13.93

200-218

14.23

10.52*

9.31*

8.69*

8.16*

7.68*

20.25

6.02 – 14.30

220-238

15.01

11.10*

9.81*

9.15*

8.60*

8.11*

21.20

6.19 – 14.94

240-258

15.80

11.66*

10.31*

9.62*

9.07*

8.53*

21.45

5.65 – 14.87

260-278

16.58

12.23*

10.80*

10.08*

9.51*

5.95*

22.45

5.87 – 15.55

280-298

17.54

12.97*

11.47*

10.72*

10.11*

9.53*

22.80

5.26 – 15.47

300-318

18.46

13.68*

12.11*

11.32*

10.68*

10.07*

23.45

4.99 – 15.71

320-338

19.30

14.31*

12.66*

11.84*

11.17*

10.55*

24.35

5.05 – 16.25

340-358

20.09

14.90*

13.19*

12.33*

11.64*

10.98*

25.00

4.91 – 16.58

360-378

20.89

15.49*

13.71*

12.82*

12.09*

11.42*

25.95

5.06 – 17.55

380-398

21.71

16.08*

14.24*

13.31*

12.56*

11.85*

26.40

4.69 – 17.35

400-418

22.52

16.68*

14.76*

13.79*

13.01*

12.28*

26.90

4.38 – 17.53

420-438

23.31

17.25*

15.27*

14.27*

13.47*

12.70*

27.85

4.54 – 18.17

440-458

24.08

17.82*

15.77*

14.74*

13.90*

13.11*

28.80

4.72 – 18.81

460-478

24.84

18.39*

16.27*

15.21*

14.34*

13.52*

29.75

4.91 – 19.46

480-498

25.59

18.96*

16.77*

15.67*

14.80*

13.95*

30.25

4.66 – 19.65

76921-02-2022

Please call for a quote on quantities of 1000 or more books or cookbooks with 500 or more pages.

3-Ring Binder Cover Pricing

3-Ring Binder – Cookbook Creator® Pricing

Page Range

100

200

300

400

500-699

700-1000

Suggested Selling Price

Profit per book

40-58

6.88

6.01

5.73

5.60

5.45

5.37

20.00

10.47 – 14.63

60-78

7.24

6.33

6.04

5.90

5.77

5.66

20.90

10.78 – 15.24

80-98

7.59

6.66

6.36

6.21

6.07

5.96

21.20

10.48 – 15.24

100-118

7.94

6.99

6.67

6.51

6.37

6.24

21.75

10.44 – 15.51

120-138

8.29

7.31

6.98

6.81

6.67

6.54

22.30

10.29 – 15.76

140-158

8.64

7.62

7.29

7.12

6.97

6.84

22.55

9.79 – 15.71

160-178

9.00

7.94

7.61

7.42

7.27

7.13

23.00

9.49 – 15.87

180-198

9.37

8.27

7.91

7.72

7.57

7.43

23.50

9.21 – 16.07

200-218

9.73

8.60

8.22

8.03

7.85

7.72

24.50

9.44 – 15.78

220-238

10.09

8.92

8.53

8.33

8.15

8.02

25.10

9.29 – 17.08

240-258

10.45

9.23

8.83

8.64

8.46

8.31

25.75

9.18 – 17.44

260-278

10.80

9.55

9.13

8.94

8.75

8.60

26.25

8.93 – 17.65

280-298

11.30

10.01

9.58

9.37

9.19

9.04

26.75

8.50 – 17.71

300-318

11.77

10.45

9.99

9.79

9.60

9.44

27.50

8.35 – 18.06

320-338

12.17

10.82

10.35

10.14

9.95

9.80

28.40

8.44 – 18.60

340-358

12.53

11.15

10.68

10.45

10.27

10.12

29.20

8.48 – 19.08

360-378

13.25

11.85

11.35

11.12

10.94

10.79

29.70

8.13 – 18.91

380-398

13.96

12.51

12.01

11.76

11.58

11.42

30.25

7.12 – 18.83

400-418

14.39

12.89

12.37

12.12

11.93

11.76

31.10

7.14 – 19.34

420-438

14.85

13.31

12.79

12.53

12.34

12.17

31.90

7.05 – 19.73

440-458

15.21

13.63

13.10

12.84

12.65

12.48

33.00

7.40 – 20.52

460-478

15.56

13.96

13.41

13.15

12.95

12.78

33.85

7.50 – 21.07

480-498

15.89

14.28

13.72

13.45

13.25

13.09

34.60

7.57 – 21.56

76921-02-2022

Please call for a quote on quantities of 1000 or more books or cookbooks with 500 or more pages.

3-Ring Binder – We Type It™ Pricing

Page Range

100

200

300

400

500-699

700-1000

Suggested Selling Price

Profit per book

40-58

9.53

7.92

7.40

7.15

6.93

6.76

20.00

10.47 – 14.63

60-78

10.12

8.40

7.84

7.57

7.34

7.14

20.90

10.78 – 15.24

80-98

10.72

8.88

8.28

7.98

7.72

7.53

21.20

10.48 – 15.24

100-118

11.31

9.36

8.72

8.39

8.13

7.91

21.75

10.44 – 15.51

120-138

12.01

9.89

9.19

8.83

8.56

8.30

22.30

10.29 – 15.76

140-158

12.76

10.44

9.68

9.29

5.98

8.70

22.55

9.79 – 15.71

160-178

13.51

10.99

10.17

9.74

9.42

9.11

23.00

9.49 – 15.87

180-198

14.29

11.55

10.66

10.19

9.84

9.48

23.50

9.21 – 16.07

200-218

15.06

12.11

11.14

10.65

10.28

9.92

24.50

9.44 – 15.78

220-238

15.81

12.67

11.62

11.10

10.72

10.31

25.10

9.29 – 17.08

240-258

16.57

13.22

12.10

11.55

11.15

10.71

25.75

9.18 – 17.44

260-278

17.32

13.77

12.58

12.00

11.58

11.12

26.25

8.93 – 17.65

280-298

18.25

14.49

13.23

12.62

12.18

11.68

26.75

8.50 – 17.71

300-318

19.15

15.19

13.85

13.21

12.74

12.24

27.50

8.35 – 18.06

320-338

19.96

15.80

14.39

13.71

13.24

12.70

28.40

8.44 – 18.60

340-358

20.72

16.37

14.90

14.18

13.68

13.14

29.20

8.48 – 19.08

360-378

21.57

17.02

15.49

14.73

14.22

13.65

29.70

8.13 – 18.91

380-398

23.13

18.36

16.75

15.96

15.42

14.82

30.25

7.12 – 18.83

400-418

23.96

18.98

17.31

16.48

15.91

15.29

31.10

7.14 – 19.34

420-438

24.85

19.66

17.92

17.06

16.48

15.83

31.90

7.05 – 19.73

440-458

25.60

20.22

18.41

17.52

16.92

16.24

33.00

7.40 – 20.52

460-478

26.35

20.78

18.90

17.98

17.36

16.65

33.85

7.50 – 21.07

480-498

27.08

21.34

19.39

18.43

17.79

17.06

34.60

7.57 – 21.56

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