End every supper with something special and sweet. These desserts are easy and quick to make during a busy week.
Cost per serving: 42¢
Munch on this fun snack during evenings in front of the TV or on the patio. This recipe is versatile, so you can use whatever you have in your cupboard: Try substituting pecans, walnuts or mixed nuts for the peanuts.
See recipe: Caramel Popcorn and Peanuts
Cost per serving: $1.06
Dig a spoon into this classic combo of apples, cinnamon and crumbly crust, baked in individual ramekins. To make it absolutely irresistible, top each serving with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.
See recipe: Individual Apple Crisps
Cost per serving: $1.16
A favorite childhood candy gives chocolate pudding crunch and flavor. Watching your waist? Use whole milk instead of half-and-half.
See recipe: Chocolate Malt Pudding
Cost per serving: 35¢
It’s hard to find a more delicious, inexpensive dessert than this crustless pie. You can make it with nearly any fruit, including blueberries and/or raspberries, or sliced peaches, plums or nectarines.
See recipe: Strawberry Meringue Gratin
Cost per serving: 82¢
These sweet treats are sure to become a family favorite. To make them, sandwich ice cream between homemade chocolate cookies. Use any flavor ice cream you like, then roll the sides in candy sprinkles or chocolate chips.
See recipe: Chocolate-Cookie Ice Cream Sandwiches
Cost per serving: 32¢
Scoop dough into muffin cups for a cute treat. And feel free to experiment: Use butterscotch or semisweet chocolate chips instead of milk chocolate, or pecans instead of walnuts. Also try adding raisins or coconut.
See recipe: Chocolate Chip Blondies