It's every college student's favorite time of year: care package season. There's nothing better than a nice batch of cookies after you most definitely bombed your physics exam. Until you get to the bottom of the bag and, oh no! There's only crushed cookies left. What do you do?

These three handy crushed cookie recipes will help you get the most out of your cookie crumbs and release your inner Lorraine Bowen.

1. Chocolate Chip Cookie and Nutella Oatmeal

This is my go-to when I'm too tired to go to the dining hall and want to forget about all my responsibilities for a while. This delicious chocolaty oatmeal isn't as good for you as healthy banana oat breakfast cookies, but it's worth the extra sugar.

  • Prep Time:10 mins
  • Cook Time:5 mins
  • Total Time:15 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup oatmeal
  • 1/2 cup milk or water
  • 1/4 cup crushed cookies
  • 2 tablespoon Nutella

Step 1

Mix oatmeal and milk/water in a heat-safe bowl. Microwave on high for 2-4 minutes.
Photo by Jillian Murphy
Photo by Jillian Murphy

Step 2

Mix in Nutella and crushed cookies.
Jillian Murphy
Jillian Murphy

Step 3

Enjoy!
Jillian Murphy
Jillian Murphy

2. Simple Sundae

This recipe is so easy it's ridiculous. All you need is some crushed cookies to take your simple sundae to the next level. Don't let the humble crushed cookie fool you, it's just as delicious as these fancy schmancy ice cream toppings.

  • Prep Time:2 mins
  • Cook Time:0
  • Total Time:2 mins
  • Servings:1
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 cup ice cream
  • 1/4 cup crushed cookies

Step 1

Sprinkle crumbled cookies over ice cream and enjoy!
Photo by Jillian Murphy
Photo by Jillian Murphy

3. Franken-Cookie Pie

What's a better way to use crushed cookies than by making them into whole cookies again? This hack will let you get the most out of that bag of cookies. It's zero waste.

  • Prep Time:5 mins
  • Cook Time:1 min
  • Total Time:6 mins
  • Servings:4
  • Easy

    Ingredients

  • 1 cup crushed cookies
  • 2 tablespoon melted butter
  • 1/4 cup milk

Step 1

Place crushed cookies in bowl. Break up larger pieces.
Photo by Jillian Murphy
Photo by Jillian Murphy

Step 2

Add melted butter and milk, stir.
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Photo by Jillian Murphy

Step 3

Microwave on high 60-90 seconds. Get out a spoon and enjoy!
Photo by Jillian Murphy
Photo by Jillian Murphy