Early Black Friday deal: Amazon has slashed prices nearly 45 percent on KitchenAid gear — but only 'til midnight

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These top-rated appliances and more are on sale! (Photo: Amazon)
These top-rated appliances and more are on sale! (Photo: Amazon)

The holidays are coming up fast, and that means there will be plenty of cooking and baking in your future. But, if you don't have the right equipment, kitchen tasks can take much longer than needed.

Just a heads up: For today only, Amazon has slashed prices on mega-popular KitchenAid gear. Mixers and their attachments, a next-level food chopper and a powerful blender are all marked up to 43 percent off until midnight. KitchenAid products are known for their power and ability to last, so this gear will help you power through many holiday baking seasons to come.

You can have your hands on new KitchenAid products in two days with Amazon Prime. Not a member? Sign up here for all the entertainment and shopping benefits Amazon offers. Member now? Get your new mixer, chopper or blender now, so you can put them to work ASAP.

There are plenty of KitchenAid items on sale right now, but these are the deals you definitely don't want to miss.

KitchenAid Artisan Mini Stand Mixer, 3.5 Quart

The question is, what will you make first? (Photo: Amazon)
The question is, what will you make first? (Photo: Amazon)

This KitchenAid Artisan Mini Stand Mixer is ready to help you power through your baking projects. The durable mixer has a 3.5 quart stainless steel bowl that can mix up to five dozen cookies in one batch. A tilt-head design allows you to easily add ingredients without removing the bowl while you can flip between10 speeds to get your mixing just right. This mixer comes in a slew of on-sale colors, including stainless steel, black matte and empire red.

"This mini is perfect for everything that doesn't need the capacity of my full size KitchenAid," a five-star fan said. "It's great for beating eggs, whipping cream, etc., but it's also ideal for making small-batch cookie dough, dinner rolls, single loaves of yeast bread, crumble toppings, and on and on . . .! Plus, she's pretty!"

$280 $350 at Amazon

KitchenAid Metal Food Grinder Attachment

Make the grind a little easier. (Photo: Amazon)
Make the grind a little easier. (Photo: Amazon)

Those homemade meatballs and sausages aren't going to grind themselves. Make the process easier on yourself with this KitchenAid Metal Food Grinder Attachment. It's beyond easy to use: Just choose whether you want a fine, medium, or coarse grind, hook it onto the front of your mixer, and let it go to work. It even has a large food tray to process bigger loads of food at once.

"By far the best KitchenAid meat grinder I have used," a happy customer said. "I ground over 10 pounds of deer meat and pork fat with this with absolutely no problems whatsoever. The build quality is fantastic."

$70 $100 at Amazon

KitchenAid 5 Cup Food Chopper with Extra Work Bowl

Those onions don't stand a chance. (Photo: Amazon)
Those onions don't stand a chance. (Photo: Amazon)

This KitchenAid 5 Cup Food Chopper can chop, mix and puree a wide range of foods in a jiffy thanks to it sharp stainless steel blade. It'll even whisk, whip and stir things for you, allowing you to do even delicate blends like whipped cream inside. A nice perk: There's a drizzle basin to let you add liquid while you're chopping. Once you're done, the bowls, blade and accessories can go in the dishwasher.

"Best gadget ever!" a satisfied customer said. "My old Cuisinart four-cup mini processor died, so I ordered this thinking five cups would be handier than four cup capacity. So true! I can think of many ways I can use this one vs. the previous, just with that extra cup. I have only used the blade attachment, but it is sharp! ... The unit is surprisingly quiet, and the dishwasher cleans everything nicely."

$45 $70 at Amazon

KitchenAid Variable Speed Blender

It's smoothie time! (Photo: Amazon)
It's smoothie time! (Photo: Amazon)

Frozen fruits, ice and raw veggies are no match for this KitchenAid Variable Speed Blender. It uses a three-part blending system to create a vortex to get your ingredients chopped up and blended just the way you want. Flip through 10 different speeds or pick from three presets — ice crush, icy drink or smoothie. There's also a soft start feature to slowly ramp up the speed as needed.

"Measures up to Vitamix!" a happy reviewer said. "I have a Vitamix and I’ve had it for over 10 years and I love it! Well, what I don’t like about it is the container. I wish it was glass and that’s what I love about this blender. It also has a nicer retro type of style that I really liked. Like the Vitamix it has variable speeds so you can customize the blending to whatever you need."

$170 $300 at Amazon

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The reviews quoted above reflect the most recent versions at the time of publication.

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