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21 Stress-Free Thanksgiving Recipes For Just Two People

Just because you're sharing your holiday meal with fewer people doesn't mean you can't enjoy great food.

Hosting Thanksgiving for two this year?

These simple recipes are a great place to start — from classic main dishes, to sides and desserts, to much-needed drinks — all scaled down or easily adaptable for two people. That way, you don't have to deal with endless leftovers or spend a fortune on ingredients upfront. 🥧

1. 3-Ingredient Cranberry Bourbon Fizz

Glasses of cranberry bourbon fizz

2. Loaded Sweet Potatoes

Loaded sweet potato

3. Thanksgiving Dinner on Two Sheet Pans

Thanksgiving Dinner on Two Sheet Pans

4. Skillet Turkey With Bacon and White Wine

skillet turkey with bacon and white wine

5. Mashed Potatoes for Two People

6. Walnut Tartlets

Walnut tartlets

7. Maple Glazed Carrots With Goat Cheese and Pistachios

roasted carrots

9. Cranberry White Chocolate Pudding

Cranberry white chocolate pudding

10. Blistered Green Beans

blistered green beans

11. 15-Minute Homemade Orange Cranberry Sauce

homemade cranberry sauce

12. Roasted Chicken With Garlic and Bread

roasted chicken

13. Scalloped Potatoes

scalloped potatoes

14. Mushroom and Quinoa Stuffed Acorn Squash

stuffed acorn squash

15. Ina Garten's Roasted Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

roasted brussels sprouts

16. Squash Toasts With Ricotta and Cider Vinegar

Squash toasts

17. Duck Leg Confit

duck confit

18. Roasted Autumn Vegetable Pot Pies

vegetable pot pies

19. Apple Frangipane Galette

Apple frangipane galette

20. Crispy Sweet Potato Roast

crispy sweet potato roast

21. Marshmallow Pumpkin Cake