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My prefix is wet.
My suffix is cheap.
My infix can be expensive.
As a whole, I am happily devoured.

What am I?

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I think you are a

Marshmallow

My prefix is wet.

Marsh

My suffix is cheap.

Low

My infix can be expensive.

Mall (or perhaps All)

As a whole, I am happily devoured

Marshmallows are very tasty.

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  • $\begingroup$ Well done. Have a rot13(znefuznyybj) on me! $\endgroup$ – Earlien Jan 17 '20 at 21:00
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You could be:

WATER CHESTNUTS

My prefix is wet.

WATER is wet (by definition!)

My suffix is cheap.

NUTS (often peanuts) are often used as a metaphor for something costing very little ("I got it for peanuts!").

My infix can be expensive.

A treasure CHEST is a valuable thing indeed!

As a whole, I am happily devoured.

Water chestnuts are delicious in many Asian dishes! Nyom, nyom...

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    $\begingroup$ Water is NOT wet, fight me!! (In the Sphinx's Lair, of course) $\endgroup$ – Prince North Læraðr Jan 17 '20 at 16:21
  • $\begingroup$ @North I wondered who'd be first to take that bait! ;-) $\endgroup$ – Stiv Jan 17 '20 at 16:32
  • $\begingroup$ This was a great answer and nearly fits, but not the intended answer, sorry! $\endgroup$ – Earlien Jan 17 '20 at 20:58

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