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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    Slow-Cooker German Bratwurst

    I created this Old World favorite from a dish I had during my travels. The flavorful entree is perfect for weeknights or special occasions. I like to serve this slow-cooker bratwurst with pasta. —Gerald Hetrick, Erie, Pennsylvania

    Slow-Cooker Spumoni Cake

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


    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...


    Cowboy Stew

    I made up this dish back in the early 1970s when I was down to very little food in the...


    Chocolate Mint Truffle Tart

    Eating a slice of this decadent dessert is like biting into a smooth truffle candy. You can vary the flavor...

    Peppermint Fudge Brownies

    This is a delicious brownie dressed up with creamy peppermint frosting and drizzled with chocolate ganache. —Heidi Farnworth, Riverton, Utah


    Onion & Garlic Soda Bread

    This is one of my favorite recipes for soda bread. It's versatile—you can do endless sweet or savory variations. I...

    Smoked-Almond Cheese Toasts

    I created my recipe for appetizer toasts while planning the menu for a friend's bridal luncheon. Smoked almonds add a...


    Cheddar-Curry Cheese Straws with Fresh Chives

    This is a classic Southern cheese straw recipe with an delightful twist. The addition of curry powder and fresh chives...


    Breaded Cheddar Cubes

    Cubes of cheddar breaded and fried until golden brown…what’s not to love? The warm, gooey bites are always popular at...


    Savory Dill and Caraway Scones

    These tender, tasty scones will melt in your mouth. The unique flavors of dill and caraway ensure that you won't...

    Makeover Chocolate Mint Layer Cake

    With its minty, chocolate flavor and rich frosting, this cake tastes decadent. But it's really light! —Melissa Gleason, Sugar Grove,...


    Frosted Cutout Sugar Cookies

    “As a girl, I helped Mom make these crunchy cutout cookies. Iced and sprinkled with colored sugar, they're the best!”...


    Mudslide Cheesecake

    Change up cheesecakes with different liqueur flavorings. This “mudslide” version with coffee and Irish cream is my husband's favorite. —Sue...


    Nana’s Chocolate Cupcakes with Mint Frosting

    Even though she is no longer with us, Nana’s treats bring me so much joy every time
    I bake...


    Creepy Creek Punch

    Jeepers creepers! The murky waters in this petrifying punch may give you goosebumps, but it's so tasty and refreshing that...

    Cupcake Cookie Pops

    Take sugar cookie dough to a whole new level. Using purchased refrigerated dough allows more time for the fun stuff...


    Frozen Pistachio Dessert with Raspberry Sauce

    Raspberry sauce brings bright flavor and a touch of holiday color to this cool and creamy treat, while pistachios add...


    Makeover Mint Layer Brownies

    This slimmed-down recipe, with just half the fat and cholesterol of the original recipe, is still divinely decadent and makes...


    Spinach and Artichoke Dip

    This is the perfect dip to serve to guest at your next get-together. It tastes delicious on either tortilla chips...


    Pesto Swirled Cheesecake

    “My savory cheesecake was so popular at Thanksgiving, it was gone before my husband got a bite. He joined the...


    Holiday Creamed Spinach

    My mother made a variety of spinach dishes when I was growing up. This rich, delicious creamed version is the...


    Apricot-Apple Cider

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


    Roasted Potatoes, Carrots & Leeks

    Simply seasoned and flavored with garlic, this fantastic side dish will complement just about any entree. The colorful veggies are...

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    Papa’s Sugar Cookies

    “My grandchildren love these sugar cookies.” These crisp cookies will melt in your mouth. Their subtle macadamia nut, cinnamon and...


    Homemade Rye Rolls

    These mild-flavored rolls appeal to folks of every age and pair well with a variety of menus. I sometimes shape...


    Maple Zucchini Cake

    The preparation of this special pan cake is so simple. I've been making this recipe for my family for years.


    Salmon and Artichoke Quiche Squares

    Salmon, goat cheese and artichoke hearts make this quiche feel a little fancy and taste extra delicious. Baked in an...


    Garden Herb Drop Biscuits

    Since we live in military housing, we usually doesn't have much yard space for a garden. We decided to purchase...


    Reuben Strata

    Sure, you could turn last night’s corned beef into a Reuben sandwich, but strata is more fun—and just as simple....