6 Quick Snacks You Can Make in Your Residence Hall

By Katelyn Moore and Zoȅ Haggerty
Even though the on-campus dining options at The University of Scranton are great – we are ranked #15 in the country for “Best Campus Food” – there comes a point in almost every student’s college career when they find themselves awake at 2 a.m., stressed, trying to finish their paper before tomorrow’s deadline and hungry.
Want to make sure you’re well-prepared for any last minute cravings? We’ve got a list of quick and simple recipes to help you out that can all be made from your residence hall!
1. Overnight Oats
Worried you won’t catch breakfast before your 8 a.m. class? Overnight oats can be a quick and healthy option to make sure you’re still starting your day out right. Plus, it’s easy to customize! More here.
2. Muffin in a Mug
Whether you need an early-morning munch or an after-class snack, a warm blueberry muffin is a great (and healthy!) option. All you need are a few simple ingredients, a mug, and a microwave! More here.
3. Pretzel Snack Stacks
This sweet and salty snack is fun to eat, and even more fun to make! Throw a couple into a tightly-sealed Tupperware, and you’ll have a healthy, ready-to-go snack for when you’re on the run! More here.
4. 5 Minute Pizza
Craving a pizza but only have 5 minutes? You’re in luck! 5 minutes is all it takes to make this cheesy snack, and the best part is, you can easily bring it with you. Just toss the ingredients and any toppings of your choice in a mug, pop it in the microwave, and voila! It’s a pizza cake! More here.
5. Microwave Cheesecake
Speaking of cake, the microwave can be a quick and easy way to whip up some yummy desserts, including cheesecake! This delicious dessert can be topped with fresh fruit, whipped cream, or caramel sauce, and is sure to be a favorite during those late-night study sessions. More here.
6. Mug Brownie
Prefer a dessert with a little more chocolate? Mug brownies are a great choice! You can tweak them to your taste — gooey, extra-chocolate, vegan, eggless…the possibilities are endless! More here.
If you’re worried about the hassle of purchasing a microwave or fridge and having to transport it to and from the University, we have a partnership with MicroFridge that can make your life a lot more convenient! Check out some more information here.
Come try our delicious food at Scranton! Schedule your visit to our campus here: scranton.edu/visit

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