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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    Mom’s Molasses Ham and Beans vsa

    This is a recipe my mom made frequently while I was growing up, but I tweaked it to include navy beans instead of lima beans. It's perfect for a cold day when you don't want to bother with lots of cooking. —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada

    Rosemary Beef Roast over Cheesy Polenta

    I love beef roast in the slow cooker, and it's fun to pair it with something a little different than...


    Kalua Pork

    Planning a luau-themed party? This Kalua pork is the perfect main dish for your get-together. It's a no-fuss crowd-pleaser meal...


    Cranberry-Apple Spritzer

    This is an easy cranberry-apple spritzer to make for your guests for the holidays. Serve it hot or cold. —Courtney...


    Slow-Cooker Polenta

    This Italian classic is so simple to make, you can now make it any night of the week. —Elisabeth Matelski,...

    Slow-Cooked Chicken Caesar Wraps

    I first created these slow-cooker chicken Caesar wraps for our daughter who loves Caesar salads, then later for our extended...


    Slow-Cooked Ropa Vieja

    I traveled to Cuba a few years ago and had some of the best food imaginable. This dish stuck out,...

    Back Porch Slow-Cooker Meatballs

    This slow-cooker meatballs recipe came to me while sitting on the back porch. The combination of meats and ingredients in...


    Chicken Cordon Bleu Sliders

    I'm always searching for sandwich ideas, since that's my favorite food. I started experimenting and came up with these chicken...


    Pineapple RumChata Shortcakes

    This deliciously different dessert is made in the slow cooker instead of in the oven. When done, add final touches...


    Slow-Cooker German Bratwurst

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

    Slow-Cooker Grits

    Since moving to the South, I have come to love grits! I also love my slow cooker, and I worked...


    Slow-Cooked Chai Tea

    A friend of my mother's brought chai tea to her house. She told us in India it is served every...


    Carnitas Huevos Rancheros

    When I was in college, I was a church counselor in Colorado and had my first taste of Mexican food....


    Overnight Bacon and Swiss Breakfast

    When we have overnight guests, I like to prepare things ahead of time so we can enjoy our company. It...


    Slow-Cooker Spumoni Cake

    I created this spumoni cake for a holiday potluck one year. It has become my most requested dessert. If you...

    Slow-Cooker Berry Compote

    This berry compote is an old recipe my grandma made when I was younger. She always added extra blueberries to...


    Slow-Cooked Beef Tips

    These slow cooked beef tips remind me of a childhood favorite. I cook them with mushrooms and serve over brown...


    31 Slow Cooker Dip Recipes You Can Make in Your Crock-Pot

    Start the party with one of these Crock-Pot dip recipes. From bean dip to pizza fondue, we've got you covered...


    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...


    Hearty Pork Bean Soup

    It's wonderful to come home to this pork bean soup dinner simmering away in a slow cooker, especially on a...


    Slow-Cooker Citrus Carrots

    These carrots are yummy and so simple. The recipe is from my mom, who tweaked it a bit to suit...


    Slow-Cooker Breakfast Burritos

    Prep these tasty, hearty burritos the night before for a quick breakfast in the morning or let them cook while...


    Four Berry Margaritas

    I love to whip up a few batches of homemade margarita mix to give to all of my cocktail-loving friends....

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    Hot Spiced Apple Juice

    This delicious spiced apple cocktail is a must for winter parties. It's a winning alternative to an alcoholic punch. Keep...


    Midnight Caribbean Pork Sandwiches

    These sandwiches are so tasty! They’ve got depth of flavor – savory, sweet, piquant, subtle and sublime. They’re super easy...


    Spicy Peruvian Potato Soup

    This robust Peruvian soup (known there as locro de papa) has the comfort of potatoes and the warming spiciness of...


    Mama’s Carnitas

    My husband loves to cook Mexican dishes. I'm more of an Italian-style cook, and the joke in our house is...


    Luau Pork Lettuce Wraps

    I first made this recipe when our family took a trip to a beach house in Florida. On my night...


    Fiery Sweet Chicken Thighs

    This dish combines my love of spicy Thai food with a sweet, almost barbecue-like sauce. You can't beat the slow-cooker...