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Easy Mixed Snack Ideas for College

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at Sacred Heart chapter.

College living can get pretty hectic with all the different things and responsibilities we have to juggle as students. Here are five snack mixes that are extremely easy to make and enjoy! They require almost no cooking, except for maybe popping the popcorn. However, most of the ingredients students either already have in their pantry or can be acquired from a quick trip to the store. 


1. Peanut Butter Smores Mix

·       1 cup peanuts

·       1 cup Reese’s peanut butter cups, mini

·       1 cup Teddy grahams

·       1 cup pretzels

·       1 cup marshmallows, mini

·       1 cup Reese’s Pieces



2. Sweet and Salty Halloween Mix:

· 1 bag pretzels, small

· 1 bag Original Bugles

· 1 bag Caramel Corn

· 1 Large bag Milk Chocolate M&M’s

· 1-2 bags Candy Corn (or Autumn Mix variety)

· 1 jar salted peanuts



3.  Smores Mix:

· 1 bag Tiny Twists Pretzels

· 2 cups Hershey’s kisses chocolates

· 1 cup Nuts

· 3 cups Popcorn

· 1 ½ cups Pretzels, mini

· 1 cup Marshmallows, mini



4. Animal Trail Mix:

· 1 -2 cups salted popcorn

· 1 ½ cups animal cookies

· 1 ½ cups small pretzels

· 1 cup M&Ms

· 1 cup Cheerios cereal



5. Cookie Mix:

· 4 cups Cookie Crisp cereal

· 2 cups mini Oreo’s

· 1 bag Hershey’s Cookies ‘n’ Crème Drops candy

· 2 boxes Cookie Dough Bites


Ally Peto

Sacred Heart '23

Hi! My name is Ally! I'm a Film/Television major and I love eating pancakes and watching movies! :)
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Nina Lauria

Sacred Heart

Nina is a Biology major with a Chemistry minor on the Physician's Assistant track. She has always loved medicine just as much as fashion and blogging. Nina hopes to one day concentrate in Pediatric Oncology and help find a cure for cancer!