Serve something sweet

Megan Schiferl

Megan SchiferlJuice Editor

Throughout the school year, many opportunities to show your baking prowess will abound.

To many college students, dessert is nothing more than the slightly stale Oreo found in the back of their cupboard. Even on a college budget, tasty desserts can be made quickly and easily.

Fruit Cobbler

2 bags frozen fruit of your choice

(approx. 16 oz each)

1 yellow cake mix

1 bottle diet Sprite

Cinnamon to taste

Put fruit, still frozen, in the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch pan. Cover with dry yellow cake mix. Pour Sprite over the top of everything. Sprinkle top with cinnamon. Bake at 350 degrees for 50-60 minutes.

Chocolate Cake

1 chocolate cake mix

1 can diet cherry coke

Mix and bake as directed on box

Gooey Bars

1 yellow cake mix

1 stick margarine

1 egg

1 1/2 c. chocolate chips

1 can (8 oz.) sweetened

condensed milk

Melt margarine and combine with cake mix and egg. Press into the bottom of a greased 9×13 inch pan. Cover batter with chocolate chips and then drizzle with sweetened condensed milk. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes.

Cream Cheese Bars

2 tubes refrigerated crescent rolls

2 (8oz.) pkg. cream cheese

1 c. sugar

1 tsp. vanilla

1 egg

Roll out 1 package of crescent rolls to fit the bottom of a 9×13 inch pan. Mix cream cheese, sugar, egg and vanilla. Spread over crescent rolls evenly and make top crust from second tube of crescent rolls to cover filling. Sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes.