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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    Chicken Bacon Triangles

    We host an annual Christmas party, and I whip up a new menu item every year. These golden chicken and bacon appetizers were an absolute hit. —Annette Fecht, Sorrento, British Columbia

    Everything Breakfast Sliders

    These breakfast sliders combine all of your favorite morning foods—like eggs, bacon and bagels—into one tasty package. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee,...


    Slow-Cooker German Bratwurst

    I created this Old World favorite from a dish I had during my travels. The flavorful entree is perfect for...


    Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

    I make this spicy shrimp pasta a lot because it's a something my family never seems to get tired of....


    Fried Lemon-Pepper Wings

    These lemon-pepper wings are perfect for game day. Try these out if you've been stuck in a chicken wing rut....

    Mini Chicken Chimis with Jalapeno Cream Cheese

    These zippy chicken chimi bites bring a little heat to any fiesta. Serve them on their own as appetizers, or...


    Spiced Sweet Potato Doughnuts

    This sweet potato dessert (or decadent breakfast!) is easy to prepare. And no one minds eating the nutritious spuds when...

    Black Forest Upside-Down Cake

    The divine flavors of this simple Black Forest cake will impress your guests and leave you with many requests for...


    Giant Buckeye Cookie

    I’m from Ohio, and we love our buckeye candy! Buckeyes are a delicious combination of peanut butter and chocolate, which...


    Chicken Samosas

    This chicken samosa recipe is best served with yogurt dipping sauce or chutney (like coriander and mint, tamarind or sweet...


    Sauerkraut-Sausage Meatballs

    I got this recipe in 1979 from another new resident at a Welcome Wagon event when I moved to Ohio....

    Arts and Crackers

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


    Ginger-Pork Wontons

    A flavorful, juicy pork filling is jazzed up with a delicious touch of ginger and enveloped in crispy wrappers. These...


    Mushroom Olive Bruschetta

    After experimenting with different ingredients and flavor combinations, I came up with this variation on traditional tomato-based bruschetta. I've also...


    Chicken Rangoon Egg Rolls

    This is a recipe that I made into my own—a friend served a layered appetizer paired with crackers, and I...


    Cheesy Pepperoni Buns

    A pizza version of the sloppy joe, this hot and melty open-faced sandwich is a surefire kid pleaser. Adults love...

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    Maple Sausage Sliders with Slaw

    Small in size but big in flavor, these dynamite coleslaw-topped sliders are sure to score with hungry fans. They’re a...


    Beef Flautas

    This traditional Mexican flautas recipe is one of my favorite dishes to make for my family. The spices and onion...


    Senate Bean Potpie

    The flavors from classic Senate bean soup inspired this hearty potpie with a cornbread topping. —Janice Elder, Charlotte, North Carolina


    Bang Bang Shrimp Cake Sliders

    My family loves these shrimp sliders. The bang bang slaw dressing and shrimp cake patties can be made ahead. When...


    29 Cast-Iron Skillet Recipes That Serve 10 or More

    Is there anything you can't make in a cast-iron skillet? These hearty, potluck-ready appetizers, desserts, main dishes and more were...


    Three Cheese Artichoke & Spinach Dip

    Grated Parm, shredded mozzarella, cream cheese, mayo and butter make this dip as decadent as it gets. —Taste of Home...


    Spanakopita Spring Rolls

    I was inspired to turn original spanakopita into a hand-held hors d'oeuvre. I use wonton wrappers in place of phyllo...


    Rustic Honey Cake

    When my boys were young, they couldn’t drink milk but they could have yogurt. This was a cake they could...

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    Skillet Chocolate Chunk Walnut Blondies

    Put these beauties out at a potluck and you’ll find only crumbs on your platter when it’s time to head...


    Green Beans with Smoked Turkey Bacon

    I really like cooking with curry, and this is a wonderful slow cooker favorite of mine. Made with fresh green...


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    Chili and Jelly Meatballs

    The secret ingredient in this sassy sauce is the grape jelly. It's a sweet contrast with the chili sauce. —Irma...


    Cranberry Sauce Meatballs

    Cranberry sauce isn't just for turkey anymore! Combined with a few other ingredients, the Thanksgiving staple makes a perfect meatball...


    Bourbon Meatballs

    Kick-start your meatballs with a splash of bourbon and vinegar for punchy sweet-and-sour flavor. These Kentucky Derby bourbon meatballs are...


    Ham and Broccoli Cornbread

    Leftovers haunt me. Often nobody wants to eat them, and I hate to see them go to waste. A cornbread...