Chopped maraschino cherries and vanilla chips make a great color and flavor combination in these sweet treats priced at just 20 cents each. "They're a nice change from chocolate chip cookies," writes Margaret Wilson of Hemet, California.
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.
Cake mix speeds along the crust and topping for these special squares shared by Janie Dennis of Evansville, Indiana. With just a handful of ingredients, the bars are so easy to assemble. Priced at 11 cents each, they're economical, too.
You'll need just five everyday ingredients to stir up a batch of these bite-size cookies from Ruth Whittaker of Wayne, Pennsylvania. Although they don't cost much—a mere 4¢ they're rich and melt-in-your-mouth good.
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
This pie is pretty enough to serve to company...if your family doesn't get to it first! No one will be able to resist a sweet piece of this creamy chocolate and peanut butter dessert.—Valerie Sisson, Norton, Ohio
"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.
"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.