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9 Dishes For The Ultimate Friendsgiving

Friendsgiving: (noun): a Thanksgiving feast held by and for someone's friends. Popular among college students and young professionals who can't make it home for the holidays.

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If you can't make it home for Thanksgiving, or if you're just avoiding your crazy relatives, you may consider having a Friendsgiving celebration. The idea seems great at first - until you realize that you're a probably a college student with limited to average cooking skills (Easy Mac doesn't count). Here are some easy and quick recipes you can bring to your Friendsgiving celebration to make your squad love you even more than they already do.

The Centerfold of the Meal…Turkey

Turkey is essential to every Thanksgiving meal. While it may seem daunting to a college student to cook a 20 pound turkey, we found a quick and easy recipe that requires only 20 minutes of prep time and just a handful of ingredients. Gobble Gobble.$35http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/basic-roast-turkey
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Turkey is essential to every Thanksgiving meal. While it may seem daunting to a college student to cook a 20 pound turkey, we found a quick and easy recipe that requires only 20 minutes of prep time and just a handful of ingredients. Gobble Gobble.

$35

http://www.realsimple.com/food-recipes/browse-all-recipes/basic-roast-turkey

Stuffing

A turkey isn’t complete without bread stuffing. This simple recipe takes only 15 minutes to prepare and uses readily available ingredients. Your friends will be begging you for the recipe! $7http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/bread-stuffing/33c60498-d187-43ae-a189-c7f23377b734
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A turkey isn’t complete without bread stuffing. This simple recipe takes only 15 minutes to prepare and uses readily available ingredients. Your friends will be begging you for the recipe!

$7

http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/bread-stuffing/33c60498-d187-43ae-a189-c7f23377b734

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes are a must at any Friendsgiving gathering. 4 ingredients and a pot is all it takes to whip together this masterpiece!$8http://allrecipes.com/recipe/24771/basic-mashed-potatoes/
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Mashed potatoes are a must at any Friendsgiving gathering. 4 ingredients and a pot is all it takes to whip together this masterpiece!

$8

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/24771/basic-mashed-potatoes/

Gravy

You can’t have turkey or mashed potatoes without the gravy- and nothing gets better or more simple than this recipe! $2http://www.food.com/recipe/easy-gravy-149998
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You can’t have turkey or mashed potatoes without the gravy- and nothing gets better or more simple than this recipe!

$2

http://www.food.com/recipe/easy-gravy-149998

Bread

Everyone loves a good cheese biscuit. Oddly enough the tastiest cheese biscuit we came across in our research comes from Red Lobster. They sell their cheese biscuit baking mix at most major grocery stores. These delicious biscuits cost about $5 and will feed the whole bunch. So pick one up from your local market, follow the directions on the box, and enjoy!$5https://www.walmart.com/ip/Red-Lobster-Cheddar-Bay-Biscuit-Mix-11.36-oz/32183361
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Everyone loves a good cheese biscuit. Oddly enough the tastiest cheese biscuit we came across in our research comes from Red Lobster. They sell their cheese biscuit baking mix at most major grocery stores. These delicious biscuits cost about $5 and will feed the whole bunch. So pick one up from your local market, follow the directions on the box, and enjoy!

$5

https://www.walmart.com/ip/Red-Lobster-Cheddar-Bay-Biscuit-Mix-11.36-oz/32183361

Green Bean Casserole

You can’t have a Friendsgiving without the classic green bean cassrole. This recipe only takes 5 minutes to prepare and simply uses 3 ingredients. Enjoy!$5https://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/easy-green-bean-casserole/74af2146-c1c7-481a-a1ea-019f6e1856a7
Frenchs.com / Via pillsbury.com

You can’t have a Friendsgiving without the classic green bean cassrole. This recipe only takes 5 minutes to prepare and simply uses 3 ingredients. Enjoy!

$5

https://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/easy-green-bean-casserole/74af2146-c1c7-481a-a1ea-019f6e1856a7

Sweet Potato Casserole

What’s Friendsgiving without a good sweet potato casserole? This simple 5 ingredient recipe takes 10 minutes to prepare and will satisfy every sweet tooth at the party!$7http://allrecipes.com/recipe/229692/easy-sweet-potato-casserole/
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What’s Friendsgiving without a good sweet potato casserole? This simple 5 ingredient recipe takes 10 minutes to prepare and will satisfy every sweet tooth at the party!

$7

http://allrecipes.com/recipe/229692/easy-sweet-potato-casserole/

Pumpkin Pie

For all the pie lovers at your Friendsgiving celebration, this Pumpkin Pie is sure to be a hit. This easy recipe only takes 7 ingredients and is guaranteed to provide the perfect ending to a great meal!$10https://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/easiest-ever-pumpkin-pie/5793eb83-dca1-45e0-96e1-7f73af9e282f
Pillsbury / Via pillsbury.com

For all the pie lovers at your Friendsgiving celebration, this Pumpkin Pie is sure to be a hit. This easy recipe only takes 7 ingredients and is guaranteed to provide the perfect ending to a great meal!

$10

https://www.pillsbury.com/recipes/easiest-ever-pumpkin-pie/5793eb83-dca1-45e0-96e1-7f73af9e282f

Apple Pie Punch Cocktail

For those Friendsgiving parties with 21-year-old attendees, this cocktail is sure to be a crowd pleaser. 5 ingredients is all it takes to make this delicious drink!$8http://www.thecookierookie.com/apple-pie-punch/
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For those Friendsgiving parties with 21-year-old attendees, this cocktail is sure to be a crowd pleaser. 5 ingredients is all it takes to make this delicious drink!

$8

http://www.thecookierookie.com/apple-pie-punch/

For a total of $87, this meal is super affordable for the average college student. Split these recipes up with your squad and you'll have a great Friendsgiving dinner that'll leave you satisfied without breaking the bank!

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