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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.

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

Chocolate Snack Cake

Chocolate Snack Cake

Chocolate Snack Cake

This rich cocoa cake from LeeAnn McCue is so tasty, there's no need to frost it. "But it's wonderful served warm with ice cream or whipped cream," suggests the West Springfield, Massachusetts cook. Sweetly priced at 8 cents a square, it's just the right size for a small family.

Lazy Day Cake

Lazy Day Cake

Lazy Day Cake

"The rich frosting really makes this delicious cake," writes Lillian Marcotte of Woodstock, Vermont. "I frequently rely on this recipe when I want something good in a hurry." It's sweetly priced at just 20 cents a square.
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Apple-Berry Streusel Bars

Apple-Berry Streusel Bars

Apple-Berry Streusel Bars

With fruity filling and nutty topping, these attractive bars taste like they cost a pretty penny.—Jane Acree, Holcomb, Illinois

Chocolate Potato Cake with Mocha Frosting

Chocolate Potato Cake with Mocha Frosting

Chocolate Potato Cake with Mocha Frosting

This recipe for delicious and penny-pinching cake has been handed down for generations in the family. Don't be surprised when members of your family ask for an extra piece.—Charlotte Cleveland, Hobbs, New Mexico

Lemon Graham Freeze

Lemon Graham Freeze

Lemon Graham Freeze

This light, pleasantly tart dessert is convenient since you make it ahead of time.—Sharon Hancock, Belleville, Ontario

Norwegian Apple Cake

Norwegian Apple Cake

Norwegian Apple Cake

Lucia Johnson of Massena, New York bakes this nutty apple cake that's pleasantly topped with a simple cinnamon-sugar mixture. It's sweetly priced at just 19¢ a slice. "Serve it with a dollop of whipped topping," she suggests.

Apricot Sundaes

Apricot Sundaes

Apricot Sundaes

Apricots make a lovely, lightly sweet topping that's spooned over frozen yogurt in this fruity and refreshing dessert.

Frozen Chocolate Cream Pie

Frozen Chocolate Cream Pie

Frozen Chocolate Cream Pie

June Brown of Veneta, Oregon recommends Frozen Chocolate Cream Pie.

Old-Fashioned Baked Custard

Old-Fashioned Baked Custard

Old-Fashioned Baked Custard

"You likely have all the ingredients for this delicious dessert in your kitchen right now," says Melissa Bruce of Crystal River, Florida. The old-fashioned treat has a smooth custard filling and crunchy golden top. At 12¢ a serving, it's an inexpensive as it is tasty.

Chocolate Oatmeal Cake

Chocolate Oatmeal Cake

Chocolate Oatmeal Cake

Writes Deborah Sheehan of East Orland, Maine, "Chocolate Oatmeal Cake is a treat—it's so moist and is topped with scrumptious coffee frosting."
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