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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.

Apple Nut Crunch

Apple Nut Crunch

Apple Nut Crunch

This old family recipe smells wonderful as it bakes in the oven. And its taste is even more terrific than its aroma.

Apple Brown Betty

Apple Brown Betty

Apple Brown Betty

This treat can whipped up in no time. It costs little to prepare, but it's big on flavor.—Florence Palmer, Marshall, Illinois

Hot Apple Sundaes

Hot Apple Sundaes

Hot Apple Sundaes

This is a comforting dessert. The orange flavor complements the light cinnamon-apple taste. These sandaes are a perfect way to round out your penny-pinching menu.—Betty Matthews, South Haven, Michigan
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Orange Whip

Orange Whip

Orange Whip

From Winnsboro, Texas, field editor Dorothy Collins send the recipe for Orange Whip. It's wonderfully light and refreshing dessert," she assures.

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

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.
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