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30 Recipes You Can Make In A Dorm Room


There's more to college eating than the dining hall and take-out.  Check out these 30 delicious recipes you can make right in a dorm room!

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Perfect Microwave Nachos

Nachos are the ultimate snack—whip up a batch in your microwave and we bet you'll be the most popular person on your floor in no time!  Melt the cheese over the nachos in the microwave, then pile on your favorite toppings like salsa, sour cream, and avocado.  Add in some leftover chicken or ground beef to take this from munchies to meal!  Get the recipe here.

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VIDEO: Salted Caramel Thumbprint Cookies

These salted caramel thumbprint cookies are easy to make and super delicious!


  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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