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Budget Dessert Recipes

Looking for Budget Dessert recipes? Find budget dessert recipes including cheap and easy to make cookies, cakes, and more cheap dessert recipes.

Chewy Peanut Butter Pan Squares

Chewy Peanut Butter Pan Squares

Chewy Peanut Butter Pan Squares

With seven of us in our family, including two teenage boys, these bars never last long! It's hard to believe how simple theses bars are to prepare.—Deb DeChant, Milan, Ohio

Black Forest Mousse

Black Forest Mousse

Black Forest Mousse

"If you like chocolate and cherries, you'll love this smooth, light dessert," assures Deanna Richter from Elmore, Minnesota. Pantry staples such as instant pudding and canned pie filling make it quick to fix and inexpensive at 32¢ a serving.

Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake

Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake

Chocolate Chip Sour Cream Cake

This cake delightfully combines the flavors of chocolate and cinnamon. Enjoy this dessert with dinner and use leftovers the next day as a handy snack.—Sue Reichenbach, Langhorne, Pennsylvania
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Peanut Butter Drops

Peanut Butter Drops

Peanut Butter Drops

Shredded zucchini is the ingredient that sets these peanut butter cookies apart from others. The soft moist treats from Patricia Teller of Lewiston, Idaho have a sweet price-just 5 cents a cookie.

Flaky Fruit Dessert

Flaky Fruit Dessert

Flaky Fruit Dessert

Craving an old-fashioned crisp? Clara Honeyager of Mukwonago, Wisconsin uses cornflakes to create the yummy topping on this quick and comforting dessert. Best of all, warm servings cost a mere 36 cents each.

Chewy Almond Cookies

Chewy Almond Cookies

Chewy Almond Cookies

These old-fashioned cookies are often requested by my children and grandchildren.—Betty Speth, Vincennes, Indiana

Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Homemade Chocolate Syrup

Homemade Chocolate Syrup

For a tasty low-cost treat, try sundaes made with this syrup. I use this microwave recipe so often I have it memorized.—Sharon Mensing, Greenfield, Iowa

Fresh Peach Cobbler

Fresh Peach Cobbler

Fresh Peach Cobbler

I use the late summer's delicious peaches to make this classic dessert. I especially enjoy the nutmeg flavor.—Pat Kinghorn, Morrill, Nebraska

Fruity Tapioca

Fruity Tapioca

Fruity Tapioca

Folks who like tapioca will enjoy this fruity variation from Louise Martin of Denver, Pennsylvania. Convenient canned peaches and mandarin oranges give refreshing flavor to this economical dessert, which costs 36 cents per serving.

Fluted Chocolate Cake

Fluted Chocolate Cake

Fluted Chocolate Cake

When I make this yummy, economical cake for my son and husband, it brings back many fond memories for me.—Lori Bennett, Greencastle, Indiana

Glazed Butter Cookies

Glazed Butter Cookies

Glazed Butter Cookies

These cookies are not just for Christmas. I bake them all year, changing cookie cutters for various occasions.—Dorothy Jennings, Waterloo, Iowa
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