Best College Snacks
Whether you’re craving college snacks because you had to skip a meal, down with the munchies, looking for a salty treat when drunk, or just stress eating before a test, having a variety of sweet and salty college snacks with a long shelf life will make sure you stay in a good mood with the energy to succeed. These selections are focused on good value for price yet with good nourishment to leave you feeling satisfied. In this DormEssentials top ten, we’ve compiled our favorite college snacks, from both childhood favorites and college staples to get you through the day.
1. Pirate's Booty Snack Puffs, Aged White Cheddar, 1 Ounce (Pack of 12)
A Dorm Staple, Pirate’s Booty Snack Puffs, Aged White Cheddar are made from puffed rice and corn, blended with real aged white cheddar cheese and baked perfectly to pirate standards. No artificial colors, flavors, or ingredients. Gluten free and 0g trans fat per serving. A great tasting, healthy snack option for the whole dorm. Get the whole snacking goodness without the guilt
2. Maruchan chicken noodle soup pack of 36 - 3 oz
Get a bowl, some hot water, and you’ll be good to go with this quick and easy snack. The concept of ramen has become synonymous with college living. For a healthier option consider Kraft Mac n Cheese with whole wheat for a quick and filling snack.
3. Smartfood Popcorn Variety Pack, 40 count
Great for the movie nights in. Includes (20) 0.5 oz Bags of White Cheddar popcorn, (12) 0.5 oz bags of Sweet and Salty Kettle Corn, and (8) bags of Movie Theater Butter popcorn. 100% Whole Grain Air Popped Popcorn. No artificial colors, flavors or preservatives.
4. Nature Valley Granola Bars, Crunchy, Oats and Honey
REAL INGREDIENTS: Granola bars are made with whole grain rolled oats, crisp rice, and real honey. WHOLESOME SNACK BAR: Tasty snack with no artificial flavors, no artificial colors, and no artificial sweeteners. WHOLE GRAIN: An excellent source of whole grain with 16 grams per serving (At least 48 grams recommended daily).
5. Keebler Toast and Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers, Value Pack, Single Serve, 1.38 oz Packages (27 Count)
Includes 27, 1.38-ounce single-serve Toast and Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers Snack Packs; Individually wrapped for freshness and great taste. Light, flaky, buttery sandwich crackers baked to toasty perfection and made with delicious peanut butter filling for easy snacking at home, school, work, and more. The peanut butter in our delicious sandwich crackers is made with roasted peanuts; Ingredients contain wheat, milk, peanuts, and soy.
6. Welch's Fruit Snacks, Mixed, 80 counts, 4.5 Pounds
Contains 1 box of 80 0.9oz pouches. Delicious Fruit Snacks where Fruit is the 1st Ingredient. 100% Vitamin C, 25% Vitamins A&E* (*DV per serving). Gluten Free. Preservative Free.
7. Pacific Gold Original Beef Jerky 12 - 1.25oz bags
Premium Steak with Natural Smoke Flavor Added. Gluten Free and 97% Fat Free. High in Protein. No Artificial Ingredients/Minimally Processed. Crafted in the U.S.A.
8. Kellogg's® Rice Krispies Treats® 24/1.3 oz. Bars
What student doesn’t like a rice crispy treat? Like a sweet cereal with a crunchy gooey texture, this is a great snack for the dorm.
9. Quaker Instant Oatmeal Variety Pack
Heart Healthy Whole Grains – Quaker Oats are 100% Whole Grains Diets rich in whole grain foods and other plant foods and low in saturated fat & cholesterol may help reduce the risk of heart disease. Good Source of Fiber – Quaker Oats provide a good source of fiber to support a healthy digestive system. See nutrition facts for total fat per serving. Made with 100% Whole Grains. Includes 48 packets. Variety pack includes 23 Maple and Brown Sugar, 13 Apples and Cinnamon, 7 Cinnamon and Spice, and 5 Peachs and Cream flavor
10. Pop-Tarts Breakfast Toaster Pastries, Frosted Cookies and Creme Flavored, Value Pack, 28.8 oz (16 Count)
While not a healthy option, this is a quick breakfast for any student. Soft toaster pastries with the flavor of cookies and crème with delicious frosting and chocolatey crumbles; Sweet, fully baked, and ready to eat. Start your day with crumbly, chocolatey cookie-flavored pastry crust and vanilla crème-flavored filling; A delicious, family-favorite morning treat; Great for kids and adults. Contains 0 grams trans fat; A fun part of any balanced breakfast at home or on-the-go; Enjoy them warm, frozen, or fresh out of the pack.