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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.

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
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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.

Chocolate Mint Layer Cake

Chocolate Mint Layer Cake

Chocolate Mint Layer Cake

With its rich chocolate icing and minty whipped cream filling, this cake makes a fitting finale to a special meal.—Jean Portwine, Recluse, Wyoming
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Fluffy Orange Gelatin Pie

Fluffy Orange Gelatin Pie

Fluffy Orange Gelatin Pie

From DeRidder, Louisiana, Frann Clark shares this exceptionally light citrus dessert that practically melts in your mouth. "This is so easy that kids can help prepare it," she says.

Lemon Cheese Squares

Lemon Cheese Squares

Lemon Cheese Squares

With a tangy filling and a nutmeg-flavored crust, this dessert hits the spot after a meal or as a snack. My grandmother made these bars for me when I was growing up, and they were my favorite.—Emily Weedman, Milwaukie, Oregon

Berries in Custard Sauce

Berries in Custard Sauce

Berries in Custard Sauce

This is a refreshing treat highlighting the fresh berries of summer. The custard is not overly sweet to over-shadow the berries.—Leona Luecking, West Burlington, Iowa

Spiced Peaches

Spiced Peaches

Spiced Peaches

This is a super summer dessert because peaches are plentiful. The sweet chilled fruit topped with sour cream and brown sugar is so refreshing. When fresh peaches aren't available, use canned peach halves with tasty result.—Norma Erne, Albuquerque, New Mexico

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
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