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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.

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.
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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."

Glazed Lemon Cake

Glazed Lemon Cake

Glazed Lemon Cake

"My mother baked this light moist treat when I was a child," shares Missy Andrews of Rice, Washington. "I loved it as much then as my children do now." Boxed cake and pudding mixes make this delightful dessert simple, and at a mere 22 cents a piece, it's frugal as well.

Swirled Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

Swirled Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

Swirled Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake

Since chocolate and peanut butter are two of my granddaughters' favorite flavors, I fix this cake often. It's moist and scrumptious.—Elaine Medeiros, Wamego, Kansas

Frosty Pineapple Salad

Frosty Pineapple Salad

Frosty Pineapple Salad

At her home in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, reader Lillian Volf serves this cool pineapple treat as a salad or dessert. The frozen fluff calls for only four ingredients and costs a mere 23 cents for each refreshing serving.

Golden Coconut Pie

Golden Coconut Pie

Golden Coconut Pie

Coconut lovers will enjoy the appealing look and taste of this lovely dessert from Helen Budin of Sterling, Colorado. At a mere 35 cents a slice, it'll please your palate as well as your pocketbook.

Chewy Fudge Drop Cookies

Chewy Fudge Drop Cookies

Chewy Fudge Drop Cookies

Chocolate lovers won't be able to eat just one of these chewy treats from our Test Kitchen ovens. The delectable fudge drops are loaded with chocolate flavor and attractively topped with a sprinkling of powdered sugar.

Traditional Sponge Cake

Traditional Sponge Cake

Traditional Sponge Cake

This light and spongy cake makes a fitting finale to any meal.—Arlene Murphy, Beverly Hills, Florida

Apple Spice Snack Cake

Apple Spice Snack Cake

Apple Spice Snack Cake

"Nothing could be simpler or more delicious than this moist apple cake," relates Reba Savoie of Roswell, New Mexico. It's easy to create the four-ingredient treat with a spice cake mix...and even easier on your pocketbook at just 18 cents per piece.
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