The holidays are a time for celebration, joyous parties…and stuffing your face with seven different kinds of dessert. But when you’re hosting, the stress of creating a party-worthy spread can be intense. So this year, let’s simplify: Here are 17 five-ingredient recipes to make for Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year’s and beyond. Now, what time should we come over?

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1. 5-Ingredient Lemon Yogurt Marinated Grilled Chicken Breast

With just five ingredients and 30 minutes of prep, Monique Volz’s yogurt-marinated chicken breast makes an incredible last-minute holiday meal.

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2. 5-Ingredient Za’atar Roasted Beet Toasts

Phoebe Lapine’s za’atar roasted beet toasts look way fancier than their ten-minute prep would imply.

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3. 5-Ingredient Double-Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

Need some quick last-minute treats? These double-chocolate peppermint cookies require only five ingredients. (We won’t tell that you used boxed cake mix.)

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4. 5-Ingredient Burst Tomato Spread

Here’s a hearty app for any party. Because who can say no to toasted bread dipped in spicy tomatoes?

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5. 5-Ingredient Cranberry Brie Cinnamon Puff-Pastry Swirls

Grab that puff pastry from the freezer to whip up these cranberry, Brie and cinnamon swirls. Hint: They’ll upgrade any holiday spread.

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6. 5-Ingredient Honey Ginger Salmon

Need a quick and easy main dish for the 7 million family members coming to visit? Try Katie Workman’s honey ginger salmon. It’s done in 20 minutes, so you can get back to Uncle Bob’s endless stories.

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7. 5-Ingredient Smoked Gouda-Thyme Mac and Cheese

Here’s a dinner idea that the kids (and who are you kidding, you) can get behind.

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8. Ham and Cheese Pinwheels

These delightful little pinwheels will quickly become your go-to holiday appetizer, whether you’re passing them around on a silver tray or munching on them straight from the baking sheet.

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9. 5-Ingredient Spinach Parmesan Pasta

Our motto? When in doubt, make a huge pot of pasta. (Oh, and add a shake of red-pepper flakes to make it look really festive.)

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10. Easy 5-Ingredient Matcha Panna Cotta with Muddled Raspberries

A Michelin-starred dinner? Nope, it’s Phoebe Lapine’s matcha panna cotta with muddled raspberries.

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11. Peppermint Bark

This holiday staple requires only five ingredients: white chocolate, semisweet chocolate, peppermint extract, canola oil and, obviously, crushed candy canes.

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12. Mini Flourless Chocolate Cake

Oh, how fancy! Surprise your guests with this molten chocolate cake that, shockingly, doesn’t require a shopping cart full of groceries.

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13. 5-Ingredient Cheesy Cauliflower Soup with Kale Pesto

When you suddenly realize that you don’t have an appetizer for your dinner party, this filling soup comes to the rescue.

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14. Healthy 5-Ingredient Cake Batter Freezer Fudge

A holiday showstopper that doubles as a stocking stuffer. (And did we mention it’s ready to eat in 35 minutes?)

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15. 5-Ingredient Red-Wine Cranberry Sauce

Whether you’re serving turkey or a baked Brie, this side will take the dish from standard to “Whoa, can I have the recipe?”

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16. 5-Ingredient Almond Flour Pancakes

When you have a million houseguests, breakfast is usually an afterthought. But thanks to Monique Volz’s simple almond flour pancakes, it’s about to be your guests’ favorite meal.

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17. 5-Ingredient Whiskey Dark Chocolate Truffles

Looking for some decadence you can whip up in seconds? Behold, the classiest truffles in the universe.

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