American desserts recipes costing less than $3.0 per serving

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Red White & Blue Berry Trifle

Red White & Blue Berry Trifle

Red White & Blue Berry Trifle is a jaw-dropping beauty to serve for July Fourth, flag day or any flag-flying holiday! The patriotic layers of…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2015
Professional
1 vote
204 views
angle food cake desert with pineapple

angle food cake desert with pineapple

simple low cal desert

bob winters
Apr 2013
Beginner
8 votes
8064 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
8323 views
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
5 votes
16953 views
Chocolate Dream Cookies

Chocolate Dream Cookies

These easily made cookies are soft on the inside and crunchy on the outside.

Robyn Savoie
Jun 2015
Advanced
2 votes
377 views
Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

Lemon Pastry Squares (a.k.a Lemon Brownies) - a new take on Lemon Bars!

This recipe has been circulating around the Internet as “Lemon Brownies”,…

Salad Foodie
May 2013
Professional
17 votes
11098 views
Tracey's Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Caramel Chocolate Cake

Tracey's Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Caramel Chocolate Cake

Decadent chocolate cake made with homemade peanut butter frosting and topped with chopped Reese Peanut Butter…

ChefTracey WilliamsFrancis
Mar 2010
Advanced
6 votes
20787 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
19 votes
15347 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
5341 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
54259 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
5860 views
Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie

Giant Chocolate Chip Cookie

How about a foot-wide chocolate chip cookie for a party or gift? This treat is quick and easily portable. Chocolate chip cookie recipes abound, but…

Salad Foodie
Dec 2014
Professional
1 vote
2944 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
2 votes
21336 views
Easy Fruit Cobbler

Easy Fruit Cobbler

This is a super simple dessert that's great for a large or small gathering. I generally use nectarines or peaches and some sort of berries, but…

Nancy Miyasaki
Jul 2009
Intermediate
5 votes
10921 views
Banana Split Pie

Banana Split Pie

I'll be the first to admit that I'm not much of a baker, but this is an old family recipe that has been gratiously "given" to me for use in my…

Mary Joseph
Mar 2008
Advanced
7 votes
19556 views