American desserts recipes costing less than $3.0 per serving

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THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

THE Bacardi Rum Cake.....adjusted for today's box cake mixes

Several years ago Bacardi’s Rum Cake recipe used an 18 ½ ounce cake mix and box of instant vanilla pudding mix.…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2012
Professional
6 votes
26323 views
Persimmon Jam

Persimmon Jam

This is an easy recipe, and you can store it in a glass container and keep it in your fridge!

Elena Jimenez
Jul 2008
Beginner
3 votes
31287 views
Best Ever Brownies

Best Ever Brownies

I got this recipe in Home Economics in 1974 and it's still the best brownie recipe I have ever made.

Kelly Christensen
Mar 2012
Intermediate
5 votes
11335 views
Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Good Stuff Dessert (a chocolate pudding trifle)

Years ago a friend gave me this recipe saying it is as the name says, truly “Good Stuff.” Layers start with a…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2012
Professional
5 votes
8022 views
Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

Apple Crisp – Microwave Quick!

I haven’t found a quicker apple crisp recipe that tastes as good (or better) than oven-baked. Simple prep and fast cooking make this a perfect…

Salad Foodie
Oct 2011
Professional
3 votes
7627 views
Glazed Carrot Cupcakes

Glazed Carrot Cupcakes

Glazed Carrot Cupcakes is an easy and delicious recipe for carrot cake in cupcake form with an apple glaze. Makes a great dessert or snack. This is…

RecipeKing
Feb 2016
Intermediate
1 vote
56 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
38818 views
Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

Mincemeat Cookies ~ The Old Fashioned Way

I have always loved mincemeat - pie with vanilla ice cream or cookies and cocoa. This is how we make them,…

Amos Miller
Dec 2011
Professional
2 votes
8931 views
Ultimate Carrot Cake

Ultimate Carrot Cake

What a way to eat your vegetables! I work hard, try to eat a well-balanced diet, get plenty of exercise and watch my weight. I also absolutely…

Amos Miller
Mar 2011
Professional
20 votes
17747 views
“Bear Sign” (Or… a more polite name: “Nut & Berry Shortbread Bars”)

“Bear Sign” (Or… a more polite name: “Nut & Berry Shortbread Bars”)

During the off-season, when salmon aren’t readily available up north,…

Kevin Olomon
Feb 2010
Professional
6 votes
4649 views
Blueberry Cream Cheese Dump Cake

Blueberry Cream Cheese Dump Cake

Many of you have probably made or at least heard of a “dump” cake before. It’s where you dump a box of cake…

Carolinaheartstrings
Sep 2012
Intermediate
1 vote
7765 views
Uncle Amos' Molasses Cookies

Uncle Amos' Molasses Cookies

This is an old stand-by, perfect for the holidays, for winter, for enjoying with a glass of milk, or hot coffee, tea or cocoa. The beautiful…

Amos Miller
Dec 2011
Professional
4 votes
2724 views
Vanilla cupcakes

Vanilla cupcakes

I've tried a lot of white cupcake recipes. Many turn out too flat or dry. I came across this one on a blog site and it's really good. It looks…

Aspen Lee-Moulden
Jul 2008
Intermediate
30 votes
56622 views
Cherry Winks ~ Classic Cookies

Cherry Winks ~ Classic Cookies

This is the original recipe for a cookie that won the 2nd Pillsbury Bake Off. They contain dates, pecans, maraschino cherries, cornflakes and a…

Amos Miller
Mar 2012
Professional
1 vote
4637 views
Chewy Crunchy Double Chocolate Brownies

Chewy Crunchy Double Chocolate Brownies

These brownies are my all-time favorite. They have two unusual ingredients: brown sugar and coconut, which add…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2015
Professional
1 vote
590 views