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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Delicious Maple Flan

Here's a deliciously different spin on traditional flan that's also quick and easy to prepare. Its smooth, creamy texture simply melts in your mouth.—Ruby Thomas, Gurnee, Illinois

Baby Vanilla Bean Cake

Need an impressive dessert for a spring or summer celebration? You'll fall for our moist cake with a rich vanilla...


Grandma’s Baked Rice Custard

While growing up in Italy in the 1900s, my mother lived a very basic life. But when Easter Sunday arrived,...


Puff Pastry Hearts

These adorable cream-filled hearts are perfect for Valentine’s Day or any time you want to serve a loving treat. The...


Almond Coconut Flans

Individual desserts always make an impression at special occasion suppers and these flans are no exception. The almond and coconut...

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Caramel Creme Brulee

This recipe comes out perfect every time and it's always a crowd-pleaser! A torch works best to get the sugar...


Fantastic Flan Pie

I made this pie recently for the first time, and it was delicious! It's creamy and slightly sweet.

Blueberry/Kiwi Flan

This is a recipe that's fun to make, pretty to serve and tastes good, too. It's also versatile—you can use...


Meringue Snowballs In Custard

My family has passed down this elegant dessert generation by generation. It started with my Russian great-grandmother, who traveled to...


White Chocolate Coconut Flan

Traditional flan gets all dressed up when you add white and semisweet chocolate, plus a sprinkling of toasted coconut. It’s...


Southern-Style Soft Custard

This recipe has been handed down in our family for many years.
Custard is one of our favorite desserts...

Flan

This light egg custard recipe comes from a missionary friend who lives in Mexico. It's very typical of the Southwest...and...


Stirred Lemon Rice Custard

Our previous story on Shirley provided the recipe for Christmas Tree Bread pictured at left. This time, we're sharing another...


Raspberry Custard Meringue

Whenever I serve this meringue at a dinner, I can count on one thing—hearing a few husbands asking their wives...


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Peanut Butter Custard Blast

"Ooey, gooey, great!" is how friends and family describe this chocolate-peanut butter dessert. I appreciate the make-ahead convenience. —Marilee Evenson,...


Mini Pumpkin Custards

Dinner guests don't need to feel guilty about indulging in dessert when they're offered small cups of creamy custard. Each...

Cranberry-White Chocolate Trifle

Trifles are a great dessert to make when entertaining because they feed a crowd and often can be prepared in...


Caramel Pudding

Caramel pudding was always a favorite in the family when I was growing up, now I enjoy making it for...


Homemade Frozen Custard

My siblings and I had a hard time finding room for dessert after Mom's delicious meals, but when we were...


Get-Well Custard

Whenever a friend or relative was ailing, my mother-in-law would bake some fresh custard and take it along when she...


Eggnog Tiramisu Trifle

Rich and absolutely fabulous—my family's five-star dessert is simply an opulent presentation that is almost too good to eat. You'll...


Eggnog Creme Brulee

Eggnog, nutmeg and rum give the velvety texture of this brulee its holiday appeal. The caramelize brown sugar crust just...