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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    Air-Fryer Caribbean Wontons

    I first served these fresh and fruity air-fryer wontons as an appetizer at a summer luau. My family and friends now enjoy this fried wonton recipe for dessert at special occasions throughout the year. —Melissa Birdsong, Gilbert, South Carolina

    Lemon Rhubarb Tube Cake

    For a taste of summer, try this dessert. The cake's fresh lemon flavor and tart rhubarb topping are so refreshing....


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    Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream with Salted Caramel Sauce

    Truthfully, I want those cozy flavors of Thanksgiving throughout the year. This ice cream has just the right balance of...


    Cinnamon Sticky-Bun Ice Cream

    This creamy homemade cinnamon ice cream has a rich caramel swirl and chunks of cinnamon buns. Serve the extra caramel...


    Cranberry-Walnut Cake with Butter Sauce

    Tired of plain ol' cakes? Give this recipe a shot! Cranberry-lovers will definitely like it because the cake is tart,...

    Jubilee Sundaes

    Festive sweet and tart cherry sauce with a lemon accent dresses up ice cream or pound cake.
    —Christine Frazier,...


    Orange Pound Cake with Cranberry Compote

    My husband and I enjoy dessert but not all of the fat and calories that go with it. This pound...

    Lime-Raspberry Pie with Coconut Cream

    During my family trips to Florida, I've had Key lime pie from many restaurants, and each one is different. I...


    Butterscotch Maple Topping

    I came across this recipe when I was given a half-gallon of fresh maple syrup. The sweet topping tastes great...


    Mint Chocolate Sauce

    Thick and decadent, this homemade topping reminds everyone of after-dinner mints. Pour the luscious sauce over ice cream or slices...


    Grandma’s Christmas Cake

    One bite of this old-fashioned spice cake will bring back memories. Loaded with raisins and nuts, it tastes extra special...

    Eve Pudding

    Mom served this as our traditional Christmas Day dessert. My kids are puzzled as to why we don't eat this...


    Slow-Cooker Strawberry Rhubarb Sauce

    A neighbor shared the recipe for this wonderful fruit sauce with me. It's a great way to use up a...


    Caribbean Wontons

    I first served these fresh and fruity treats as an appetizer at a summer luau. My family and friends now...


    Makeover Bread Pudding

    With the same warm and cozy flavors as the original, Makeover Bread Pudding is truly a treat. —April Taylor, Fort...


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    Best Ever Bread Pudding

    The secret to incredible bread pudding with a soft middle and crisp edges starts with leftover dinner rolls. I picked...

    New Orleans Bread Pudding

    "For an extra-special treat, try this sweet and buttery bread pudding," suggests Linda Weise of Payette, Idaho. "The cowboys we...


    Shortcut Strawberry-Vanilla Dessert

    This quick and yummy strawberry dessert is loaded with fresh strawberries and a creamy pudding topping. Make sure you make...


    Butter Pecan Glaze

    Try this thick, rich, buttery sauce over ice cream, fried ice cream or slices of angel food cake for a...


    Peanut Ice Cream Delight

    A cookie crust topped with ice cream, peanuts and homemade caramel and chocolate sauce…no wonder this dessert was such a...


    Cinnamon Dip

    This creamy dip can be prepared the night before and chilled. Serve with apple wedges or an assortment of cookies...


    Contest-Winning White Chocolate Cheesecake

    This is my all-time favorite white chocolate cheesecake recipe! A friend gave it to me years ago and I’ve made...


    Brownies a la Mode

    My husband Merrill and I tasted a restaurant’s brownie dessert, and it was hard to beat. I topped it though...


    Toffee Caramel Dip

    Dip into a batch of crunchy, caramel fall flavor with crisp apple slices and this smooth, scrumptious dip from our...

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    Easy Raspberry Sauce

    Spoon this smooth sauce from our Test Kitchen over waffles or pancakes for a fabulous breakfast. Or try over ice...


    Hot Fudge Ice Cream Topping

    Hot fudge sundaes are an elegant but easy dessert. This rich, dark chocolate sauce drapes beautifully and is delicious on...


    Rosy Apple Dumplings

    Ground cinnamon and Red Hots give a cozy spiced flavor to the red sauce poured over these tender apple dumplings....


    Biltmore’s Bread Pudding

    —Biltmore Estate, Asheville, North Carolina


    Eggnog Gelatin Mold

    What's more classic than a jello mold recipe? Nothing! This particular recipe is my family's all-time favorite Christmas salad. One...


    Chocolate Napoleons

    People will think you fussed over these impressive desserts from Roberta Strohmaier of Lebanon, New Jersey. She uses frozen puff...