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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    Festive Meringue Cookies

    Try these meringue cookies without cream of tartar! These festive treats sparkle not only during the holidays but for other occasions year-round. Use colored sugar or food coloring to change things up. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

    How to Make Pasta Salad

    It's so easy to learn how to make pasta salad. All you need is your favorite pasta shape, a tasty...


    Margarita Cake

    This margarita cake is perfect for a picnic on a warm day. You'll be surprised at how closely it tastes...


    Strawberry Cupcakes with Whipped Cream Frosting

    Fresh strawberries are full of water, so they have a tendency to weigh down cake batters and make soggy cakes....


    Parmesan-Pretzel Crisps

    I love this recipe because I usually have the ingredients on hand and it is so easy to prepare. It's...

    38 Potluck Sandwich Recipes to Feed a Crowd

    When you're cooking for a crowd, these sandwiches make an easy meal. Each recipe serves 10 or more!


    46 Recipes That Will Make You Potluck Famous

    Need potluck recipes that stand out from the rest? This collection is just what the home-cook ordered. Whip up one...

    Our Favorite Pull-Apart Appetizer Recipes

    Get your hands on these sweet and savory pull-apart appetizers. Start tearing and sharing!


    Smashed Potatoes Portabello

    Having invited four women friends for dinner, I wanted to do something different with the potatoes. We all love portobello...


    Snowball Surprise Cookies

    Keep the guests guessing until the big cake reveal! Use candy coating disks to tint the insides of these tender...


    Triple Chocolate Mousse Torte

    When it's too hot to bake something sweet but you're craving chocolate, my chocolaty mousse tart is all you need....

    Cheese Puffs

    "I found this recipe in one of my mother’s old cookbooks and updated the flavor by adding cayenne and mustard,"...


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    Lemon Ladyfinger Dessert

    We whipped up this rich and creamy treat just for your Easter dinner. Five ingredients and 20 minutes are all...


    Walnut-Cream Cheese Finger Sandwiches

    Guests at an English tea my wife and I hosted thought these little sandwiches were fabulous. Even people who are...


    Strawberry Fluff

    This recipe from my sister-in-law was a big hit at our parents' 50th wedding anniversary. Guests always seem to enjoy...


    Cranberry Quencher

    Fruity and tart, this refreshing beverage brings the color of Christmas to your table.—Dorothy Smith, El Dorado, Arkansas

    Brunch Punch

    Kids will love the sweet, tropical taste of this pretty party punch from Rosa Griffith of Christiansburg, Virginia.


    Tangy Party Punch

    As social chair one year during college, I tried to come up with a more interesting beverage than the usual...


    Victorian Iced Tea

    Pretty and refreshing, this flavored iced tea was well-received at the Victorian-theme shower. To vary the taste, simply mix in...


    Citrus Grove Punch

    This pretty, sparkling punch brings in other members of the "citrus family" to blend with orange juice. From guest-of-honor Grandma...


    Pineapple Punch

    Filled with delicious citrus flavors, this lively beverage will brighten any setting, according to Verna Doerksen of MacGregor, Manitoba. She...


    Rosy Fruit Punch

    This recipe goes a long way to satisfy the thirst of your guests. All the flavors of the holiday season...


    Mt. Olympus Punch

    A delightful blend of four fruit juices gives this pleasant punch its cool character, while ginger ale adds the quenching...


    Summertime Strawberry Punch

    This thirst-quenching drink is perfect for a summer picnic or family get-together. When I serve it in a punch bowl,...

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    Orange Cranberry Punch

    Our wedding, held on my parents' farm, had many memorable touches, including fresh wildflowers and sunflowers, plus amazing food and...


    Lime Sherbet Punch

    When I married David in a rural spot, my parents surprised me with a beautiful white carriage to take us...


    Fruity Cranberry Punch

    The women's group from our church has held its Christmas potluck at my home for more than 20 years. I...


    Starry Fruit Punch

    Besides quenching a hot day's thirst, details Betty Romine of Lake Jackson, Texas, her fruity beverage saves time in the...


    Sunny Citrus Cooler

    The sunny color of this refreshing punch matched the bright yellow sunflower decorations for my theme dinner. It's easy to...


    Mocha Cooler

    Why go to a coffee shop for an iced mocha drink when you can easily whip up a refreshing glass...