Potluck Recipes

Looking for potluck recipes? Impress friends and family with these crowd-pleasing potluck ideas that range from easy appetizers and sides to elegant dinners and desserts.

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    Snowman Oreo Balls

    Get the kids involved with making these adorable snowman Oreo balls. They can help roll, dip and decorate! A small box of these cuties makes a delicious food gift during the holidays. —Carla Giorgio, New York City, New York

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    Almond-Pecan Date Truffles

    My daughter and I came across a date candy recipe when she was learning about ancient Egypt. We changed some...


    Chocolate Lebkuchen Cherry Balls

    Here's my twist on the traditional German holiday lebkuchen—with a surprise inside. Maraschino cherries add a sweet and unexpected punch...


    Curry-Kissed Coconut Fudge

    If you love Thai flavors and love fudge, then you'll adore this creamy coconut fudge sprinkled with a hint of...


    Butterscotch Pumpkin Fudge

    Each one of these creamy, heartwarming treats is like a bite-sized pumpkin pie. —Kathleen Henne, Camp Hill, Pennsylvania

    Light Chocolate Truffles

    I made these for my husband on Valentine's Day, and later for Christmas gifts. Everyone loves them! —Donni Worthen, Branson,...


    Delectable Maple Nut Chocolates

    "This recipe goes back about 40 years. My father loved anything with maple flavoring, so my mother tweaked a brownie...

    Mocha Almond Fudge

    I probably found this recipe in a magazine, and it has to date back to the '60s. I find the...


    Golden Walnut Caramel Squares

    A walnut-packed caramel tops a buttery crust in this decadent candy.—Marie Rizzio, Interlochen, Michigan


    Chocolate Mascarpone Truffles

    These luscious, satiny truffles are so versatile...omit the pistachos and try all three variations listed below. —Diane Fuqua, Baltimore, Maryland...


    Chocolate-Covered Apricot-Pecan Pretzels

    Salty pretzel rods dipped in a caramel, apricot and pecan mixture and covered with dark chocolate make a deliciously different...

    Rum Raisin Truffles

    I entered a state fair culinary challenge and earned a ribbon for these rum-flavored truffles. Now I like to treat...


    Salty-Sweet Peanut Treat

    Who knew slow-cooking could transform chocolate, peanuts and pretzels? When the clusters are done, we tuck them into mini muffin...


    Peanut Butter Cups

    The classic combination of peanut and chocolate is one my children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren can't resist. They gobble up this...


    Grandma’s Hazelnut Candies

    My guests can never believe how simple these delectable bites are. I use just white chocolate chips, hazelnut spread and...


    Stained Glass Candy

    This recipe gives you two variations—green-colored candy with wintergreen flavor and red-colored candy with cranberry flavor. I like to make...

    Caramel Buckeye Candies

    Dipped in caramel and drizzled with melted chocolate, these rich peanut-butter balls are also rolled in cereal and nuts. Yum!...


    Mocha Cream Truffles

    Java lovers just can’t get enough of these cookie truffles. Our Test Kitchen perked them up by adding espresso and...


    Candied Lemon Peel

    This old-fashioned candied lemon peel can also be used a garnish for other desserts. The sweet-tart taste is delightful.—Betty Slivon,...


    Cherry-Nut White Fudge

    Ring in Christmas with this fudge that's the color of the season, white, red and green. The caramel-like flavored fudge...


    Irresistible English Toffee

    The name says it all—this toffee truly is irresistible! The secrets to its success are the smoked almonds and Symphony...


    Gianduja

    These layered squares are more “sophisticated” than my usual lineup of Christmas candy, but they’re also very popular. People love...


    Southern Pecan Candy

    Unlike traditional pralines, this recipe is spread in a pan, then cut into squares. It is loaded with pecans and...


    White Chocolate Latte Cups

    A smooth, rich caramel fills homemade chocolate cups for a decadent dessert. These are great for entertaining or potlucks.—Taste of...

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    Milky Way Fudge

    If you're busy, but would still like to make something special for the holidays, try this fudge. It uses candy...


    Two-toned Angel Food Candy

    This recipe is truly divine! For an extra-fresh presentation, make the candy ahead of time and dip it the day...


    Apple Jelly Candy

    Soft and fruity, these old-fashioned squares get a bit of crunch from chopped walnuts. Rolling the candy in sugar gives...


    Chocolate-Caramel Candy Bars

    Store-bought candy can’t compare to irresistible, chewy nougat topped with a thick layer of caramel and covered in chocolate. For...


    Easy Double-Decker Fudge

    Microwave-quick and peanut buttery, this easy fudge is just the thing to have on hand for after-school treats or dessert....


    Trio of Chocolate Truffles

    Three recipes in one is a real benefit to any baker during the busy holiday season. The smooth, rich flavor...