American desserts recipes costing less than $3.0 per serving

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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
33479 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
7 votes
29554 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
58093 views
Summer Camp Berry Hand Pie

Summer Camp Berry Hand Pie

One bite and you’ll fall in love with this bubbling, fruity Summer Camp Berry Hand Pie dessert that everyone is sure to love!

Culinary Envy
Jun 2016
Advanced
1 vote
76 views
Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Mini Cakes

Banana Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Mini Cakes

Mini-cakes with oatmeal, buttermilk, bananas and mini-chocolate chips......what’s not to like here? These make…

Salad Foodie
Jun 2016
Professional
1 vote
166 views
Williams Sonoma Triple Chocolate Brownies

Williams Sonoma Triple Chocolate Brownies

This is a very popular recipe that I simplified a bit without losing any of it's goodness. You can serve these…

Nancy Miyasaki
Nov 2010
Intermediate
5 votes
3517 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
24723 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
12885 views
Black Bottom Cupcakes

Black Bottom Cupcakes

A chocolate cupcake with crem cheese filling!

Elena Jimenez
Jun 2008
Beginner
3 votes
40046 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
13702 views
World's best chocolate cupcakes

World's best chocolate cupcakes

These cupcakes are adapted from a recipe from a very famous bakery. It's a bit more work than making them from a box, but totally worth it. The…

Nancy Miyasaki
Apr 2010
Intermediate
6 votes
11825 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
19049 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
13015 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
9123 views
Homemade Chunky Monkey Ice Cream

Homemade Chunky Monkey Ice Cream

Let me tell y'all, it's not easy taking a picture of ice cream in Texas in July. It's a good thing I got this…

Beth Roan
Jul 2012
Intermediate
2 votes
2275 views