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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    Jewish Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread

    This traditional Jewish mandel bread recipe has been passed down in my family for four generations. It tastes wonderful with a cup of coffee, hot cocoa or milk. —Monica Schnapp, Irvine, California

    Hanukkah Cookies

    Cream cheese adds richness to these Hanukkah cookies. Decorate them with royal icing or your favorite buttercream frosting and toppings....


    Kid-Made Cocoa Cupcakes

    I’m only a kid, and this is the first recipe I’ve created. I spent a year perfecting these cupcakes, asking...


    Quick Apricot Almond Bars

    This is a bar that my mom used to make and was known as one of her specialties. These bars...


    Creamy Butternut Twice-Baked Potatoes

    Here's a new way to make twice-baked potatoes. Smooth mashed potatoes and butternut squash are blended with flavored cream cheese...

    Makeover Noodle Kugel

    We think you'll feel good about serving this fabulous brunch dish, now that it's lower in saturated fat and cholesterol....


    Fruited Punch

    I've been making this for more years than I care to say, and I think this is the best punch...

    Vanilla & Cinnamon-Kissed Apple Latkes

    Latkes are crispy fried pancakes, often made with potatoes. But this sweet version with apples, orange juice, cinnamon and vanilla...


    Vanilla Bean Cheesecake with Chocolate Ganache

    This recipe is the most recent cheesecake I gave to my mother for her birthday, and we all just loved...


    Artichoke-Walnut Cheese Ball

    I like to pair this rich, nutty spread with a variety of crackers, but my best friend swears it tastes...


    Curried Sweet Potato Latkes

    I first tasted these at a Hanukkah party in Pueblo, Colorado. The first bite got me hooked. I love this...

    Low-Fat Vegetable Slaw

    This pretty combination of fresh veggies is low fat and to enhance the flavors, it can be made at least...


    Tzimmes

    I found this tzimmes recipe a long time ago. It has become our traditional side dish for every holiday feast...


    Old-Fashioned Beef Brisket

    Tender slices of beef smothered in onions in a sweet tomato sauce give this entrée an old-fashioned feel. It is...


    No-Knead Ciabatta

    Ciabatta means slipper in Italian and the loaf resembles a well-worn slipper. This artisan bread has a firm, crispy crust...


    Honey-Nut Swirls

    Puff pastry creates a quick and easy "dough" for pretty pinwheel-type cookies featuring two types of nuts. The flaky treats...

    Grandma’s Raspberry Rugelach

    I remember sitting on my great-grandmother's couch with a pad and pen in hand as she told me each ingredient...


    Winter Fantasy Poinsettia Cupcakes

    Best-selling authors of the book Hello, Cupcake!, Karen Tack & Alan Richardson, spent a few days with us creating one-of-a-kind...


    Winter Fantasy Snowflake Cupcakes

    Best-selling authors of the book Hello, Cupcake!, Karen Tack & Alan Richardson, spent a few days with us creating one-of-a-kind...


    Walnut Cranberry Coffee Cake

    With plenty of crunchy nuts and tart cranberries, this coffee cake is perfect for Christmastime breakfasts. It's also a great...


    Pecan Shortbread Diamonds

    “My mother and I used to make these rich, buttery shortbread cookies every year for the holidays and gift-giving. With...


    Apricot-Apple Cider

    Dried apricots give this comforting cider a marvelous twist. Add cranberries, cinnamon, allspice and cloves for the perfect hot drink...


    Eggnog Bagels

    Crispy and chewy bagels from our recipe specialists rival any gourmet bakery brand. The fantastic spiced spread complements the cinnamon-sugar...


    Herbed Leek Tarts

    This savory, nontraditional tart is a favorite among our family and friends! —Jean Ecos, Hartland, Wisconsin

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    Barbecue-Style Beef Brisket

    “This simple brisket recipe never fails me,” notes Joan Hallford of North Richland Hills, Texas. “I always hope there will...


    Berry Nice Brisket

    Cranberry juice and cranberry sauce make this brisket tender and tasty.—Carol Hunihan, Alamosa, Colorado


    Date-Filled Rugelach

    Taking old recipes and making them my own is how these cookies came about. They’re so special to my family....


    Southern Barbecued Brisket

    Ever since a former neighbor shared this recipe with me, it has been a family favorite. Since it makes a...


    Celebration Braid

    During the holidays, I sometimes make a couple of these golden loaves a day to give as gifts. Everyone in...


    Brisket with Cranberry-Horseradish Gravy

    Need a fix-it-and-forget-it entree for Christmas? Give this slow-cooker specialty a try. I like to serve it with boiled red...