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26 Cheap Desserts You'll Crave

Give your wallet a rest, and enjoy these cheap and easy desserts.

Cheap Desserts Youll Crave

If you've ever bought ingredients for a batch of homemade cookies, then you know that making desserts at home can be surprisingly expensive. Especially if you have to cook for a crowd, you can easily spend a lot on baking ingredients!

The good news is that we have a great selection of desserts that won't break the bank. These cheap dessert recipes can be made with affordable ingredients, so you can make a fabulous homemade dessert for just a few dollars. After all, homemade desserts are the best, and you don't want to resort to something store-bought just because it is cheaper!

We have cheap desserts for every occasion and taste preference below. Whether you need something quick, something chocolate, or something for a crowd, we have you covered.

Cheap and Easy Desserts

Oreo Pudding Poke Cake

Many budget-friendly recipes require spending a lot of time in the kitchen, because you haven't bought any premade ingredients. However, we wanted to choose some cheap easy dessert recipes so you can stay on budget without losing an entire afternoon in the kitchen.

Many of these are recipes with cake mix, so they're super simple to put together. For example, this Oreo Pudding Poke Cake only requires a chocolate cake mix and a few other ingredients. In no time at all you'll have an affordable, delicious treat!

Cheap Desserts for a Crowd

Vintage Chocolate Chip Cookies

It's easy to spend too much when you're making dessert for a lot of people. You want to make something amazing for your friends, family, or coworkers without cringing at your grocery store receipt!

So, you'd better try one of these cheap desserts for a crowd. These recipes make large fluffy cakes, dozens of crisp cookies (like these Vintage Chocolate Chip Cookies), and other desserts with a lot of servings. You'll be able to find something to suit the size and tastes of your crowd.

Cheap Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate Kisses Fudge

It's a good thing that these desserts are budget-friendly, because you're going to want to make them more than once.

These cheap chocolate desserts will satisfy even the most enthusiastic chocolate lover in your family. We have creamy chocolate ice cream, rich chocolate fudge, and gooey chocolate cake that will knock your socks off.

Start with Chocolate Kisses Fudge, and go on to make every one of these frugal chocolate recipes.

Cheap No Bake Dessert Recipes

Pineapple Fluff

Is there anything more relaxing than making a no bake dessert? You don't have to turn on the oven, the recipes are usually very easy, and they often come together in almost no time at all. It's hard to imagine that they can be any better. But there's actually one more great thing about no bake desserts... they're often cheap to make!

These cheap no bake desserts will satisfy anyone, and you can relax while you make them. Start off with this delicious Pineapple Fluff, and then enjoy making the rest of these fast, inexpensive desserts.

What are your favorite cheap desserts to make at home?

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There's nothing more effortless and affordable than throwing together some s'mores or a mug cake! But I love that there are other no-bake options out there for when I'm craving some sweets!


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