Let your favorite college student know you’re thinking about them by sending a delicious care package filled with snacks they’ll love digging into. Whether it’s sweet treats to share in the dorm, or savory snacks to fuel a study session, college care packages from Hickory Farms are always a great way to send a taste of home. Check out our gift guide for top picks for college students.

Gift Crates

A crate filled with delicious snacks is a great gift for any college kid.

Wicked Good Gift Crate

 Gift Ideas for College Students - Wicked Good Gift Crate

This gift features both sweet and savory favorites! Classic flavors like Signature Beef Summer Sausage, Smoked Cheddar Blend, Sweet Hot Mustard, and Golden Toasted Crackers all stack up for the perfect snack. Slightly spicy Cheddar Pecan Bites add bold flavor. Plus, there’s two delicious cupcake jars brought to you by Wicked Good Cupcakes: Chocolate Lab made with layers of moist chocolate cake, ganache, and chocolate buttercream frosting, and Peanut Butter, featuring layers of chocolate cake, peanut butter frosting, and fudge icing. There are even two spoons to enjoy every last bite of cake!

Savory & Spicy Snack Gift Crate

 Gift Ideas for College Students - Savory & Spicy Snack Gift Crate

If your college student is an avid snacker, they’ll love this crate filled with bold flavors. Two flavors of beef jerky, meat and cheese sticks, Spreadable Pepper Jack Cheese, Spicy Sriracha Mustard, plus mixed nuts and crackers are enough to fuel any study session.

Bold Bites Gift Crate

Gift Ideas for College Students - Bold Bites Gift Crate

Every college student needs a hearty snack to keep them going, so send a collection that’s filled with flavor they’ll love digging into! This crate has tons of savory, smoky, and spicy bites—Beef Sausage Snacks, Spicy Sriracha Mustard, Hot Pepper Bacon Jam, and Cheddar Pecan Bites with a hint of cayenne. This is one care package that doesn’t skimp on flavor!


Send a sweet treat to your favorite college student to let them know you’re thinking about them.

Celebration Mini Pie Collection

 Gift Ideas for College Students - Celebration Mini Pie Collection

Share a homestyle dessert with your far-away student! This collection of delicious mini pies features four classic flavors—Key Lime, Blueberry, Cherry, and Apple. They’re the perfect size for sampling and sharing with friends.

Premium Gelato Truffles

 Gift Ideas for College Students - Premium Gelato Truffles

Celebrate something special by sending your college student this delicious assortment of ice cream truffles. They’re made with premium Italian gelato and gourmet toppings. With twelve different flavors to choose from, this gift is a decadent way to show you care.

Chocolate Lava Cakes

 Gift Ideas for College Students - Chocolate Lava Cakes

A decadent dessert that takes seconds in the microwave to prepare is every dorm dweller’s dream come true! These fudgy lava cakes are an indulgent gift that’s perfect for the serious chocolate lover.


Every occasion calls for a selection of sweets and treats to share!

Thinking of You Artisanal Salami Flight

 Gift Ideas for College Students - Thinking of You Artisanal Salami Flight

This flight of our premium dry salami is a delicious way to let your college student know you’ve got them on your mind. This gift includes one each of our Original, Truffle, and Three Pepper Dry Salami, plus cheese straws and a “thinking of you” ribbon for a special touch.

Best Birthday Wishes Gift Box

 Gift Ideas for College Students - Best Birthday Wishes Gift Box

If you can’t be with your college kid to celebrate their birthday, send them this care package to make their special day a little more delicious. This festive confetti box is filled with savory snacks and chocolates they’ll love.

Hearty Party Gift Box

 Gift Ideas for College Students - Hearty Party Gift Box

This bountiful gift box makes a great care package for any social butterfly. It’s filled with tons of snacks to share at a party or large group of friends at a study session. Three kinds of summer sausage, six types of cheese, two mustards, and two kind of crackers add up to plenty of delicious flavor combinations!

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