Start a profitable cookie business | Home based cookie business

Water comes in the mouth when we hear about cookies; after all, it is one of the most popular health foods worldwide. Most people like to eat it with a cup of tea or coffee.


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Most cookies also provide all the nutritional benefits while tasting sweet with less quantity of sugar, and that is why it is preferred by people of all ages, especially old aged and health-conscious.

There is always a demand for cookies in the market, and they are liked by everyone. According to the  statistics, about 90% of people consume biscuits at least once a month.

In such a situation, you can know how much profit is hidden in this business.It has always been the endeavour of our website for Industrial Development to give you information about such business,so today, we will give you complete information on cookies making

business or home-based biscuit-making business. 

So a lot to know, a lot to discuss, and without wasting time, let us now begin.

Business Plan to start a cookie-making business

A proper plan is required to run a successful business. So, first of all, let us discuss the resources you need to start a cookie-making business.

#1 Raw materials required for making cookies

Let us be the first to know the things used in making biscuits (cookies) which are:

1) Flour

2) Sugar 

3) Dry Fruits 

4) Salt 

5) Cumin seeds(in some cases)

6) Water

7) Butter

8) Baking Powder

#2 Cost of cookie making machine

Machines are necessary for making cookies. On a small scale, you need to buy a 5 nozzle or 220-volt cookie-making machine, which will cost you about $5000-$9000 in the United States or Rs 2,00,000-Rs 5,00,000 in India.

On a large scale, since you will buy cookie-making machines in bulk, the cost per machine will reduce to about $4000-$7,000 in the United States or Rs 1,56,000-Rs 380,000 in India.

You can check the latest price of a biscuit-making machine from Aajio or Baker Perkins.

#3 Land and Building for biscuit business

If you are starting a small-scale or home-based biscuit business, then you can easily start it in an area of about 1,400-2,000 square feet. You can also start it in a very small area, but please do not go below 500 square feet.

But in a large-scale cookie business, you need a proper area to store all the raw materials, baking machines, etc., So you need at least an area of about 10,000-14,000 square feet to start a large-scale biscuit business.

#4 Workers for starting a cookie business

The taste of cookies is all about the skill of the workers. They play a very important role in its taste. 

Talking about a small-scale cookie-making business, you need to hire at least 1-2  workers to manage the supply of raw material, to manage delivery, to manage your website, and stuff like that.

On the other hand, on a large scale, apart from the above-mentioned workers, you need to hire skilled workers for making cookies and some other workers to clean and manage your organisation.

Apart from that, you have to bear the cost of electricity and water in your organisation.

#5 Domain and web hosting

Since in the 21st century, it is necessary to switch any business online, so you need to buy a good domain name and web hosting for your cookie business.

How to reduce the cost of starting a cookie business

Efficiency and effectiveness are one of the best ways to reduce the cost of any business. You can save a lot of money in cookie manufacturing by hiring well-skilled workers.

I know that hiring skilled workers will be a little bit costly, but they will do all the work on time and also do minimum wastage of raw material and other resources, which in the end, reduces the cost of production per piece of biscuit.

Apart from that, if you have good negotiation skills, then you can save a lot of money by negotiating on the prices of raw materials like flour, cumin seeds, etc.

 Cost of starting a cookie-making business

If you want to do cookie making on a very small scale, the cost of starting will be about $10,000 in the United States or Rs 5,00,000 in India. It includes everything from the cost of rent, raw material, machines, etc., which you bear for making cookies.

If you want to set up a large business making cookies or cookies making. In this, you need an area of about 10,000 feet, and apart from this, you will also have to take some machines like Bill Cleaning Machine, cookie making machines,Packaging Machine, etc., to set up this business.

After that, you need to spend some money on domain and web hosting and also need to pay workers monthly for making cookies.

Talking about it, it will cost you about  $234000- $451200 in the United States or 1.1 to 2.1 crore in India rupees to set up this business.

Apart from that, you need to bear the working cost of rent and workers per month which depends on the area so arrange it accordingly.

How to arrange funds for the cookie-making business?

On a small scale, you can use your own savings or may take help from various schemes of the government to start the cookie-making business.

But in a large-scale cookie business, your personal savings will not be sufficient, so you have to take funds from an investor (if you do not bother sharing profits) or need to take a bank loan to arrange funds.

In my personal opinion starting a small scale business, whether it is cookie making or pen manufacturing business or any other business, is straightforward because, on a small scale, a person does not require enough funds, does not have to  fulfill any legal obligations, and also does not have to pay huge taxes to the government. 

How to advertise a cookie business?

Look, today’s generation needs perfection. They can pay a lot of money for perfection. So, in my opinion, it is best to make your skill of making cookies the best before advertising.

After that, advertise your cookie-making business on various social media platforms like Facebook, Youtube, and Instagram. These platforms give you the facility to serve targeted ads to people near your area.

After advertising, give the best cookies to customers at affordable wages so that they will never go to others and become loyal towards your organisation.

 Profits in the biscuit making business

Now is the time to talk about profits in the biscuit-making business. To make profits, first of all, you have to build a loyal customer base; after that, you need to provide the best cookies to them . After two or three years, more and more people will come to know about your cookies , and your company will become a brand.

At this point, you can easily make $1,100,000 per annum in the United States or Rs 4023  crore in India. Do not expect any profits for the first two to three years and instead focus on providing the best and tasty cookies.


Now comes the time to summarise this whole article.Almost everyone in this world consumes cookies and biscuits at least once a month, so starting a cookie-making business could be very much profitable.

To start this on a large scale, you need some raw materials like flour, dry fruits, etc., a proper place of about 10,000 square feet, some workers good in cooking, a cookie-making machine, a domain, web hosting, and other resources.

On a very small scale, the cost of starting will be about$10,000 or Rs 5 lakhs, whereas, on a large scale, the cost of starting will be about $3,00,000 or Rs 1.45 crore also the cost of maintenance or working capital will be very high.

For arranging funds in a home-based cookie business, use government schemes, bank loans, or investor funds if you do not bother sharing profits.

After two to three years, a person can make a handsome amount of money from the biscuit-making business.


In conclusion, we can definitely say that perfectionism is necessary to make money in the 21st century. So work on perfectionism in the cookie business consistently and patiently if you want to become rich.

With this note, it is time to end this article, and as always, God Bless You All.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much area is required to start a large-scale cookie business?

An area of about 10,000 square feet is required to start a large-scale cookie business.

How much money is needed to start a small-scale cookie business?

If you want to do cookie making on a very small scale, the cost of starting will be about $10,000 in the United States or Rs 5,00,000 in India.

How much does the cookie-making machine cost?

5 nozzles or a 220-volt cookie-making machine, which will cost you about $5000-$9000 in the United States or Rs 2,00,000-Rs 5,00,000 in India.

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