Blender Ratings


    Make quality shakes, soups, smoothies, and frozen drinks with a versatile blender. The blender that's right for you—from personal to high-performance—depends on what you're making.

    View our ratings and reviews and browse our buying guide to find the best blenders.

    Full-Sized Blenders (85)

    You don't need to spend a bundle to get a decent blender. Many of the models we tested, even the less expensive ones, were competent at various tasks. Many have specific strengths, so choose one that suits your needs.

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    Immersion Blenders (7)

    Submerge this cylindrical device with exposed blades directly into the food or drink you're preparing. It's more of a complement to your countertop blender than a replacement.

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    Personal Blenders (38)

    This blender category is aimed at people who like to take their power shakes and yogurt-based smoothies on the go (mixing containers double as a travel jar). But they are not intended for hard-core blending.

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    All Ratings

    The first blenders hit kitchen counters in the 1920s, designed for whipping up malted milks. Today, they’re more versatile—and they’re the best tool for making tasty smoothies, succulent soups, even homemade nut butters. You can get a plastic personal blender for as little as $20 or splurge on a multifunction, premium glass blender with Bluetooth that will cost more than $600.Higher price... typically means better functionality, versatility, and performance. Still, results are, well, mixed. Some blender blades broke under our rigorous durability tests using only ice. Others blended perfect virgin piña coladas. Our buying guide will steer you toward the best blender for your needs and budget.