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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    Cashew Butter

    Once you taste how great homemade cashew butter is, you'll never go to back to store-bought. The coconut oil makes the butter just a little creamier, but you can omit it if you don't normally keep it on hand. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    Arts and Crackers

    A bit of fun with some cookie cutters and a tasty fruit topping transform simple cheese and crackers into a...


    Spicy Cranberry Salsa

    This beautiful holiday dish is a big hit at our house. We serve it on wheat or other crispy crackers....


    Cheesy Bruschetta Spread

    Every bite of this cheesy dip delivers tons of flavor. I have been asked over and over again for the...


    Pressure-Cooker Caponata

    This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....

    Artichoke Spread with Garlic Bread

    I've tried several different artichoke dip recipes, but this one is the absolute best! I serve it at nearly every...


    Thyme and Fig Goat Cheese Spread

    When I started growing herbs in my garden it took me a while to find a good way to use...

    Greek Olive Tapenade

    Welcome to an olive lover’s dream. Mix olives with freshly minced garlic, parsley and a few drizzles of olive oil...


    Slow-Cooker Caponata

    This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....


    Layered Artichoke Cheese Spread

    “My sister-in-law brought this to a family party, and it went fast. It feeds a lot, plus it’s so colorful...


    Curried Chicken Cheese Log

    Curry and cooked chicken team up to make this unique cheese log. The curry is mild so even people who...

    Nutty Blue Cheese Spread

    With great blue cheese flavor and nice texture from the pecans, this super-
    simple spread has a company-special feel....


    Layered Pesto Cheese Spread

    Guests won't be able to pass up this unique spread. In fact, the pesto and cheese combination will have them...


    Onion Brie Bowl

    Golden caramelized onions are paired with buttery, silky brie in this warm spread. Make sure to have enough bread cubes...


    Gingered Lemon Cheese Balls

    Roll your cheese balls in the gingersnap crumbs just before serving to keep the cookie bits crisp and crunchy —a...


    Deb’s Cheese Ball

    Plenty of herbs blend with four kinds of cheese for this scrumptious spread. Using reduced-fat ingredients makes it a little...

    Greek Pita Spread

    I first tried this at a family gathering and was blown away! I have since made it for my co-workers,...


    Tomato-Walnut Pesto Spread

    Whenever I bring this popular spread to parties, I know I'm going to get recipe requests. The red, green and...


    Savory Garlic Cheese Spread

    One day, I was in the process of roasting garlic when unexpected company arrived. Having little food in the house,...


    Cherry Cheese Logs

    Our party guests flock to this holiday gem of an appetizer - cherry-studded cream cheese served with graham or water...


    Creamy Smoked Salmon Spread

    With its mild herb and salmon flavor, this creamy spread is wonderful on miniature bagels as part of a spring...


    Crab Rangoon Cheese Spread

    Crisp, deep-fried wonton strips are a perfect accompaniment to a classic, creamy crab spread. Sweet-and-sour sauce adds fantastic flavor.—Gina Muller,...


    Sweet & Savory Pineapple Cheese Ball

    One of my favorite dishes in childhood was my mom's pineapple and green pepper cheese ball. Now I make it,...


    Cranberry-Pecan Holiday Cheese Ball

    Cheese balls can be made in advance and people love the variety. This one makes a wonderful holiday gift or...

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    Herbed Havarti in Pastry

    At holiday cocktail parties, I love surprising guests with this impressive Havarti baked inside puff pastry. The wrapped cheese is...


    Around the World Tapenade

    Featuring flavors from around the globe, this recipe is a trip for the taste buds! Chopping the ingredients in a...


    Roasted Garlic & Tomato Spread

    Bold flavors and a creamy consistency make this spread a crowd-pleaser. Serve it warm or chilled with pita chips, crackers...


    Onion-Topped Cheese Spread

    I love to cook all kinds of dishes, but I'm known for my appetizers. In this robust spread, a creamy...


    Blue Cheese Spread

    When entertaining during the holidays it's nice to have make-ahead recipes like this. Crunchy toasted walnuts complement the creamy spread....


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    Creole Shrimp & Crab Cheesecake

    We live on the beach and love to eat seafood. A stay-at-home mom, I also love to experiment in the...