Who says indulging in desserts has to be a diet buster? These low-calorie treats make it easy to enjoy dessert and lose weight.
Cost per serving: 79¢
Bump up the vanilla to give this pudding extra flavor (and those little flecks). Use a Vanilla bean instead of extract, halve the bean lengthwise, scrape out the seeds and add them before cooking.
See recipe: Vanilla Tapioca Pudding with Berry Compote
Cost per serving: 54¢
This family-pleasing recipe features your favorite spices and cooks in just 25 minutes.
See recipe: Spiced Applesauce
Cost per serving: 64¢
Make any meal complete with this crowd-pleasing twist on a traditional favorite. No one will be able to resist the melt-in-your-mouth cake and cream cheese frosting.
See recipe: Red Velvet Cake
Cost per serving: 60¢
Save time by preparing the crepes and filling a day in advance; then just cover separately and refrigerate.
See recipe: Apple Crepes
Cost per serving: $1.35
This recipe makes a great after-school snack that kids (and parents!) will love. If instant espresso powder isn’t readily available at your supermarket, swap in 1 tsp. instant coffee. For extra decadence, top with a dollop of whipped cream and finish off with chocolate shavings.
See recipe: Bittersweet Chocolate Pudding
Cost per serving: 21¢
This simple snack cake is easy to freeze and you can make several loaves to give to friends and family.
See recipe: Lemon-Yogurt Snack Cake
Cost per serving: 34¢
Dress up dried fruit for just pennies with this dessert. The bite-sized treat is perfect when you're craving a taste of sweetness and easy to grab on the go!
See recipe: Crunchy Chocolate-Dipped Apricots
Cost per serving: 14¢
Indulge in these sophisticated yet simple little cookies without guilt―they have only 73 calories.
See recipe: Cocoa-Coffee Meringue Kisses
Cost per serving: 32¢
Chocolate-lovers will adore this rich-tasting, fudgy treat. Enjoy with a cold glass of milk for the ultimate brownie experience.
See recipe: Fudgy Brownies
Cost per serving: $2.44
Try this recipe for a tangy frozen treat. Garnish with sliced berries and serve with strawberry sauce.
See recipe: Two-Melon Freeze with Strawberry Sauce
Cost per serving: 42¢
Peppermint tea gives this festive pudding its refreshing minty flavor. Top it with crushed peppermint candies for a holiday treat.
See recipe: Chocolate Mint 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: 75¢
Prefer mocha-flavored fondue? Dissolve 1 to 2 tsp. instant espresso powder or instant-coffee granules in 1 tsp. vanilla extract. Stir it into the melted chocolate mixture.
See recipe: Chocolate Fondue