10 Perfect Snacks to Send in a College Care Package
It’s been a while since I was in college, but when it comes to care packages, I’m quite sure things haven’t changed very much.
A few favorite store-bought things are always nice, but the very best things will always be freshly made snacks and treats. They’re a nice reminder of home and help fuel late-night study sessions and tough exams.
This recipe for nutty, KIND-inspired snack bars is for those of you who prefer savory over sweet when the afternoon doldrums have you yawning.
These baked gems are a play on classic oatmeal cookies. A few fun ingredient swaps make them healthier and even more delicious.
You don’t need a birthday to celebrate with this festive treat! It’s sweet, salty, and covered with sprinkles — you can’t go wrong!
Take your pick: sweet or salty. Neither recipe takes more than a few minutes to bring together, and they’re both perfect study snacks.
These bars slip into that magical niche of snacks that seem — and taste — like candy but are still, at least ostensibly, healthy. They are made without refined sugar, require zero cooking, and can last in a backpack all day.
6. Banana Bread
Whether your favorite college student eats this as breakfast or an afternoon snack, one thing is certain: it’s gonna go fast.
This right here is “snacking granola.” We’re talking about big, chunky clusters of lightly sweet granola studded with pistachios and dried cherries.
Classic chocolate chip cookies are timeless — and they just might be the very best thing you could find when you open a care package.
These homemade hazelnut and cherry crackers are such a great on-the-go snack. Plus, they’re easy to make and stay fresh for weeks.
If you just can’t resist the pumpkin spice craze, this lightly spiced caramel corn will be right up your alley.