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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Mocha-Walnut Macarons

These mocha macarons perfectly capture the chocolate, nutty flavor of my favorite gourmet coffee. Store in an airtight container. —Christine Venzon, Peoria, Illinois

Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always...


Hot Chocolate Cookies

Using hot chocolate mix and marshmallow bits in the cookie dough really makes these cookies taste like hot cocoa. —Lisa...


Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

It was so fun to experiment with this brownie recipe. When my daughter tasted the final version, she told me...


Mexican Chocolate Biscotti

Nancy C. Evans of Phoenix, Arizona captured the spicy cinnamon flavor of Mexican chocolate in her original recipe for biscotti....

Copycat Berger Cookies

After a friend who had recently traveled to Baltimore sent me a package of Berger cookies, I was hooked. They...


Chocolate Peppermint Kisses

I love the combination of chocolate and peppermint, especially at Christmastime. It's just not Christmas at our house without these...

Stacked Snowman Cookies

Though they hold their cute snowman shape well, these cookies are still nice and soft. Kids love the design and...


Rainbow S’moreo Cookies

Homemade Oreo-style cookies are pretty great on their own, but they're even better when you add graham cracker crumbs to...


Triple Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

This dazzling cookie showcases one of my family's favorite flavors, peppermint. It's always one of the first to disappear from...


Chocolate Caramel Kiss Cookies

I make this cookie every Christmas with my family. It’s a fun twist on a classic peanut butter blossom because...

Double Chocolate, Orange and Hazelnut Biscotti

Biscotti are easier to make than you might think, and they’re delicious with breakfast or as a snack. They store...


Chocolate Mallow Drops

These fudgy treats feature a marshmallow layer topped with a squiggle of chocolate frosting. —Marie Hattrup, Sparks, Nevada


Chocolate Walnut Crescents

I use a round cookie cutter to form the crescent shapes for these nutty favorites. They're so pretty sprinkled with...


Hazelnut Chocolate Cookies

"Chocolate and nuts are enjoyed very much in our household, and these cookies were no exception," says Elisa Lochridge of...


Mocha Nut Balls

"These tender, flavorfufl cookies are so addictive, I always know I have to make a double batch. The family demands...

Brownie Bourbon Bites

Chocolate and chopped pecans flavor these simple, spirited treats. Make a double batch so you can give some as gifts...


Basic Chocolate Pinwheel Cookies

This recipe evolved from several different recipes that I combined into one. I've never received so many compliments on my...


Envelopes of Fudge

Sealed inside a golden crust is a delicious special delivery—a fudgy walnut filling that's almost like a brownie. These cookies...


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Hot Chocolate Peppermint Cookies

This is a variation of the cookies my mother made when I was growing up. Now my 13-year-old daughter and...


Chocolate Shortbread Trees

You can use this rollout chocolate cookie dough to create all kinds of shapes and sizes, but I like to...


Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Of all the recipes in my repertoire, I knew my Quadruple Chocolate Chunk Cookies would have the best shot of...


Mocha Pecan Balls

Dusted in either confectioners’ sugar or cocoa, this six-ingredient dough rolls up into truffle-like treats—no baking required. —Lorraine Darocha, Mountain...


Red Velvet Peppermint Thumbprints

Red velvet cookies and cakes are so pretty, but I always wish they had a bigger flavor. I infused these...

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Chocolate Chai Snickerdoodles

I used to think snickerdoodles could never be improved -- that is until I added some chocolate. While they're baking,...


Chocolate Cutout Cookies

I love gingerbread cookies, but my grandchildren don't like the ginger flavor. Now I use chocolate and watch them smile...


Triple Chocolate Cookie Mix

Everyone likes a good old-fashioned cookie mix—and this one is especially popular with chocoholics! Tie the prep and baking directions...


Truffle-Filled Cookie Tarts

I made chocolate truffles as a Christmas tradition for many years. I created this recipe to incorporate my truffles into...


Chocolate Nut Cookies

Folks are quick to grab one of these cookies when they see they're chocolate. Once they discover the nuts and...


Chewy Chocolate Cookies

This cookie recipe—a favorite of our four children—has been in my collection for years. Sometimes I'll substitute mint-flavored chips for...