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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.

Fluffy Lemon Dessert

Fluffy Lemon Dessert

Fluffy Lemon Dessert

Fluffy Lemon Dessert is Linda Nilsen's trademark finale to a meal. "Each May, I bring this refreshing treat to our last church circle meeting of the year," notes Linda, a field editor form Anoka, Minnesota. "It's economical to prepare and so well received, I'm not sure they'd let me in without it!"

Pretzel Dessert

Pretzel Dessert

Pretzel Dessert

Save both time and money with a big batch of this sweet and salty, creamy and crunchy treat. Any dessert that is left over is super the next day, too. —Rita Winterberger, Huson, Montana

Strawberry Sandwich Cookies

Strawberry Sandwich Cookies

Strawberry Sandwich Cookies

Barbara Sessoyeff of Redwood Valley, California shares the recipe for yummy Strawberry Sandwich Cookies.
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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.

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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