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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    Dill Pickle Dip

    My love for pickles led me to create this Dill Pickle Dip. It's so easy to whip together. But be warned, it's addicting! —April Anderson, Forest Lake, Minnesota

    Air-Fryer Shrimp Cake Sliders

    My family loves these shrimp sliders. The slaw dressing and shrimp cake patties can be made ahead. When you're ready...


    Margarita Gelatin Shots

    Everyone's favorite cocktail becomes a celebratory shot! Serve this margarita gelatin shot recipe in shot glasses garnished to look like...


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    Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

    This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that...


    Tex-Mex Potato Salad

    I created this Tex-Mex potato salad for one of my cooking classes, and it was a hit. It's perfect for...

    No-Bake Chocolate Rice Krispie Bars

    These chocolate Rice Krispies treats are crowd pleasers! The secret to making them soft and chewy is bringing the sugar...


    Coleslaw Waldorf Salad

    Potlucks tend to have a lot of heavy dishes, so this bright, fresh Waldorf salad coleslaw recipe is a welcome...

    Ocean Punch

    This ocean water punch is refreshing and not overly sweet. Use your favorite Kool-Aid mix to switch up the flavor...


    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...


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    Sunny Citrus Cheesecake

    This beautiful layered cheesecake takes a bit longer to make, but the end result is so worth it! Citrus seems...


    Grandma’s Classic Potato Salad

    When I asked my grandmother how old this classic potato salad recipe was, she told me that her mom used...

    Hanukkah Cookies

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


    Mixed Berry Punch

    Kids love this Kool-Aid tropical punch! It's a tasty way for them to quench their thirst after playing outside at...


    Pumpkin French Toast with Bacon Maple Syrup

    My two great-grandsons helped me create this pumpkin French toast. Each of the boys took turns prepping and offering suggestions....


    Strawberry Lime Pretzel Salad

    I gave a classic salad a holiday twist by making green, white and red layers. The combination of salty, sweet,...


    Yoda Soda

    It takes only three ingredients to create this jazzed-up Yoda soda punch. Instead of vanilla ice cream, try it with...

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    Dutch-Oven Bread

    Crackling homemade Dutch-oven bread makes an average day extraordinary. Enjoy this beautiful crusty bread recipe as is, or stir in...


    Broccoli Almond Salad

    This colorful broccoli almond salad is easy to make in advance. Add the nuts and bacon just before serving so...


    PB&J Bites

    These PB&J bites are fun to make and fun to eat! For a change of pace, replace the jam with...


    Strawberry Pretzel Dessert Jars

    Need to bring a dish to pass this weekend? These make-ahead dessert jars will disappear quickly at any potluck. —Aldene...


    Pumpkin Pie Cups

    Around our house, we get tired of the same thing several days after Thanksgiving is over. Wanting to try something...


    Watermelon and Blackberry Sangria

    This watermelon sangria is deliciously pink! Living in the zinfandel wine country of Northern California, I use our local fare...


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    Chocolate Peanut Butter No-Bake Cookies

    These chocolate peanut butter no-bake cookies bring back fond memories of my mom. They were her favorite, and she always...


    Russian Potato Salad

    This Russian potato salad recipe comes from my grandmother, who had written it down in Russian before she translated it...

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    Peanut Butter and Jelly Ice Cream

    What could be better than peanut butter and jelly ice cream? You'll love the sweet-salty combination. Use your favorite flavor...


    Lavender and Lemon Biscochitos

    Biscochitos are the state cookie for our home state of New Mexico. They are traditionally made with anise seeds, but...


    Snowman Oreo Balls

    Get the kids involved with making these adorable snowman Oreo balls. They can help roll, dip and decorate! A small...


    French Butter Cookies

    The Brittany region of France is known for its use of butter. These French butter cookies, also known as sable...


    Crudite Dip

    To bring out the crudite dip’s tangy flavor, chill it before serving. This will allow the flavors time to blend....


    Summer Squash and Zucchini Salad

    I came up with this colorful and tasty zucchini salad years ago for a recipe contest and was delighted when...