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
40530 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
44129 views
Bourbon Pecan Cake

Bourbon Pecan Cake

This versatile cake has a mild bourbon flavor. It is a popular adult birthday cake in my family. Chocolate lovers can add chocolate chips to the…

Farrell May Podgorsek
Oct 2017
Advanced
1 vote
146 views
Halloween Finger Cookies

Halloween Finger Cookies

These taste like a rich biscotti. But the best thing about them is the spooky Halloween look! Try serving them at a Halloween party or bringing…

John Spottiswood
Oct 2010
Advanced
9 votes
6627 views
Easy Pear Apple Crisp

Easy Pear Apple Crisp

Easy Pear Apple Crisp is the ultimate in fall baking! Simple, delicious and bursting with fresh fruit, try this for dessert tonight!

Kyle Dalakas
Oct 2017
Advanced
1 vote
119 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
31 votes
64048 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
21 votes
25727 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
6 votes
16660 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
18634 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
3 votes
14402 views
Gluten-Free Easy Pumpkin Pie

Gluten-Free Easy Pumpkin Pie

Florry
Oct 2017
Advanced
1 vote
203 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
15762 views
Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

Everything Goes Oatmeal Coookies

This is an original recipe. I was making them, years ago, because my children wanted a "loaded" oatmeal cookie…

J. Gino Genovesi
Dec 2013
Professional
5 votes
9376 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
11812 views
Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs

Wisconsin State Fair Cream Puffs

I received this recipe from the family descendants who introduced this delectable treat. The Wisconsin Bakers…

Robyn Savoie
Jul 2013
Advanced
5 votes
9390 views