Talk about cheap! Whip up a mouthwatering dessert for less than a quarter.
Everyone loves dessert, but the cost of prepackaged goodies really adds up. These delectable indulgences use low-cost ingredients and will satisfy the most ardent sweet tooth.
Cost per serving: 12¢
These scrumptious sandwiches combine sweet frosting between two soft chocolate cookies. They pose a delicious problem: Eat in one big bite, or twist apart and lick off the frosting?
See recipe: Whoopie Pies
Cost per serving: 13¢
The kitchen will smell wonderful when you bake a batch of these brown-bag favorites. Pullout the recipe at holiday time, too.
See recipe: Gingersnaps
Cost per serving: 18¢
A ripe banana adds moistness to this delicious layer cake. And just try to resist the fudgy frosting!
See recipe: Chocolate-Covered Banana Cake
Cost per serving: 20¢
When you want to indulge without guilt, enjoy these healthy little sweets, which use natural peanut butter and oats to pack in 4 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber.
See recipe: Peanut Butter Oat Bites
Cost per serving: 14¢
Meringues are best made on cool, dry days. Warm or damp weather will leave you with soft, sunken treats. Dust with more cocoa just before serving.
See recipe: Cocoa-Coffee Meringue Kisses