A food processor is a kitchen essential, making short work of dicing, shredding, mixing and even kneading dough. The holiday sales are a great time to save, and food processor deals from iconic brands like KitchenAid, Ninja and Cuisinart will make sure you're prepared for anything as you head into the holiday season.
Using one of the best food processors will not only speed up your prep time when cooking, but many come with a range of blade types to help you make all manner of delicious dishes, from dicing vegetables for mirepoix or whipping cream for cupcakes. A food processor will be invaluable throughout the year, but the holiday season is an especially useful time to have a food chopper on hand, making it easy and fast to prepare your ingredients.
Whether you want a compact chopper to make speedy dips, or something capable of preparing large family meals, these food processor savings will have something that's right for you. We’ve got you covered if you’re looking for a powerful upgrade or simply want to invest in the best for your first ever food processor,
Here at Homes & Gardens we've tested a range of food processors, and so you can trust our picks of the best food processor deals on offer.
Food processor deals by retailer
- Amazon: Expect big savings from Cuisinart, KitchenAid, Hamilton Beach and more
- Bed Bath & Beyond: Savings on KitchenAid and Ninja food processors,
- Best Buy: Up to $50 off KitchenAid, Ninja and more brands we love
- Kohl's: Holiday savings on Cuisinart food processors.
- KitchenAid: Home to some of our favorite countertop choppers, now up to 25% off
- Macy’s: Stylish choices, and a few exclusive models
- Target: Holiday sales on the best brands in one place
- Walmart: Budget-friendly brands at even lower prices
- Wayfair: Pick up a wide range of food processor deals
Top Food Processor Deals
We've been tracking the top holiday sales small appliances deals and found great Black Friday and Cyber Monday food processor deals on some of the best machines you can buy.
KitchenAid KFP0918BM Easy Store Food Processor |
was $149.99, now $119.99 at KitchenAid
Our tests of the KitchenAid KFP0918BM Easy Store Food Processor found it unobtrusive but powerful. Despite only measuring 9 inches across, it has has a generous nine-cup capacity and three simple buttons for control.
KitchenAid 13 Cup Food Processor|
was $199.99 now $159.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond
The KitchenAid 13 Cup Food Processor is a brilliant choice for any busy home chef thanks to a huge capacity and all the attachments you need. We especially like the storage caddy, which will stop your kitchen being overrun with attachments.
GE Food Processor|
was $159.00, now $99.00 at Amazon
This sleek looking 12-cup food processor is up to the task with 3 speeds, a 550-watt power supply, and plenty of accessories for maximum versatility including a grating disc, French fry disc, dough blade, emulsifier disc, mini-chopping bowl, and spatula. That's right, this powerhouse can help you make French fries right at home.
What food processor should I buy in the holiday sales?
The answer, of course, is that it depends. Our tests found that the best overall food processor is the
Blender vs. food processor?
Blenders and food processors are very similar - at first glance they're both just bowls full of spinning knives and it's not obvious that there's any difference.
In short, a blender is better for liquid meals, such as smoothies, soups and sauces. A food processor is more versatile and can grate, shred and chop, and even knead dough.
The golden rule is that blenders are for liquids, food processors are for solids.
For more insight and detail on the blender vs. food processor debate, see our guide to blender vs food processor: which should you buy?
When do the holiday sales start?
Black Friday is the start of a sales period that runs right through to Christmas, offering big discounts on gifts just in time for the holidays. There'll be even bigger discounts in the after Christmas sales, as retailers try to get rid of surplus stock they couldn't sell in the holidays.