Never buy boxed brownie mix again! So simple, so easy. Not just frugal but cuts out the unknown ingredients. Brownie Mix $0.30 /mix. 1 Cup Sugar, 1/2 Cup Flour, 1/3 Cup Cocoa, 1/4 tsp Salt, 1/4 tsp Baking Powder. Add: 2 Eggs, 1/2 Cup Vegetable Oil, 1 teaspoon Vanilla. Bake @ 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes. Can put all dry ingredients in a jar for Christmas :)
How to Get Box Cake to Taste Homemade! Read your instructions and add one more egg (I use two). For the next step you use melted butter instead of oil and twice as much. Ditch the water and use milk! Finally mix and bake, it really is a huge difference that you’ll be able to tell by the first bite.
Homemade tortillas are not only very easy and inexpensive to make (about $.25 for 10) they taste so much better than the store bought ones. This site has other mixes as well. Lots of other mixes on the cheap.
Coconut Snowballs are a simple, easy-to-make cookie recipe that doesn't involve any baking. These cookies only take 5 minutes to make, and the melted chocolate makes them taste just like candy. These are great for holidays, family gatherings, or any time you need a simple treat to calm your sweet tooth craving.
Pudding + Cool Whip = The only frosting you will ever need! Mix 1 vanilla pudding packet with 1/2 of the milk called for on the package. Whisk until it begins to thicken. Fold in 1 container of Cool Whip. Now lick the spoon. YUM!