The Best Fast Food for $1

Super cheap eats

Recession, meet Dollar Menu… Dollar Menu, meet Recession. Consumers are cash strapped… that goes without saying… and fast food restaurants want to increase their market share, since they answer to ruthless shareholders. So, to lure you in, they offer some great steals in the form of a $1 or value menu. Though the actual price of foods on value menus may vary based on location, fast food restaurants across the country have started to expand their budget-friendly offerings. Check out our favorite calorie-loaded fast food bargains. Good for your wallet—probably not so good for your arteries! We calculate which items provide the most calories per penny. Click Next to see them. Photo Credit: Getty Images