(Weekly) Daily Dish – Dollar Store Desserts for the Holidays

My sweet tooth hits hard during the holiday season, but thanks to the dollar store near campus, my cravings are satisfied with $3 or less!

Brownie Sundae:Brownie batter being poured into glass pan.


  • Brownie mix (check to see what additional ingredients the mix calls for)
  • Ice cream
  • Chocolate chips

Up-close shot of baked brownie topped with ice cream.



  1. Follow brownie mix directions. Add chocolate chips into mix.
  2. Let brownie’s cool.
  3. Plate brownie and ice cream.
  4. Enjoy!!

Up-close picture of cookie dough laid out on cookie sheet.

Peanut Butter Cookies (featuring chocolate chips):


  • Peanut butter cookie mix
  • Ice cream
  • Chocolate chips

Up-close picture of baked peanut butter cookies on plate.Directions:

  1. Follow mix directions. Add chocolate chips into mix.
  2. Let cookies cool.
  3. Top with ice cream.




Chocolate Chip Cookies:Up-close picture of chocolate chip cookie dough.


  • Chocolate chip cookie mix


  1. Follow cookie mix directions.
  2. Let cool.
  3. Enjoy!

Picture of baked chocolate chip cookies on plate.

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Story and photography by:
Alyssa Bauer, junior public relations major