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

    Chicken Bacon Triangles

    We host an annual Christmas party, and I whip up a new menu item every year. These golden chicken and...


    Gougeres

    I brought the recipe for these gougeres back from a trip to Nice, France. The original called for Gruyere cheese,...


    Easy Lemon Tarts

    Convenient refrigerated cookie dough make these small tarts quick and easy. They feature a great lemon flavor, and Lemon Drop...


    Mushroom Polenta Appetizers

    Mushroom lovers will fall for this appetizer which has the flavor of Stroganoff. When I can't find tubes of prepared...

    Tender Cherry Shortbread Cookies

    I cant begin to imagine how many dozens of these lucious cookies I have made over the years. The drizzled...


    White Chocolate Fluffy Cake

    A former co-worker shared the recipe for this decadent cake. I fell in love with it. Forget the calorie count...

    Light Seafood Tartlets

    These are delightful little nibbles to add to a buffet. The warm tarts have a rich crab flavor and are...


    Pork & Rice Meatballs

    My appetizer meatballs combine two of my favorite Asian dishes —Chinese pork dumplings and steamed chicken balls. —Elizabeth Dumont, Madison,...


    Bubbly Citrus Punch

    Puckery lemonade and limeade combined with sweet pineapple juice give this fruity drink its bubbly goodness. It's easy to make...


    Chocolate and Red Wine Cupcakes

    Our home economists use rich chocolate frosting to tastefully top tender cupcakes that have a subtle red wine flavor.

    Fruited Punch

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


    Orange-Chicken Endive Boats

    This tasty appetizer is great any time of year, but is especially appropriate during the Christmas season with the splash...


    Blue Cheese Stuffed Walnuts

    Set a plate of these nutty, one-bite snacks out and watch them disappear. They're so easy to make.—Charlotte Rogers, Virginia...


    Butterflied Shrimp Rockefeller

    Looking for an alternative to heavy holiday fare? A platter of these light and fresh shrimp bites really stands out...


    Contest-Winning Holiday Glazed Ham

    I like to serve this juicy, mouthwatering Thanksgiving ham with mashed potatoes and colorful vegetables. The apricot glaze is delicious,...

    Lemon Burst Tartlets

    You'll love the taste of lemon and raspberry in these quick and easy bites. They're perfect for a party or...


    Spinach Artichoke-Stuffed Tomatoes

    These are sure to be a delicious addition to any buffet table. They are so wonderful and will impress everyone...


    Pretty Stuffed Spring Peas

    These stuffed peas are the perfect way to welcome spring and sail right through summer. I serve them on a...


    Salmon Mousse Endive Leaves

    I recently made this simple but elegant appetizer to rave reviews. This thick mousse has a lovely presentation well suited...


    Iced Anise Cookies

    “It was a tradition to have these cookies on Thanksgiving, Christmas and Easter. My grandmother always kept some on hand...


    Raspberry Sandwich Cookies

    Pretty raspberry jam peeks out from buttery shortbread cookies for a festive treat. Make them throughout the year with different...


    Grilled Steak Appetizers with Stilton Sauce

    Here’s a hearty appetizer that’ll get any gathering off to a delicious start. The rich, creamy cheese sauce complements the...


    Foolproof Mushrooms

    These yummy bites pack a lot of zingy flavor and can be made up to 4 hours ahead, refrigerated, then...

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    Ricotta Sausage Triangles

    Savory pockets filled with cheese, sausage and seasonings...what's not to like? This recipe makes a lot so it's ideal for...


    Lobster-Shrimp Salad Croissants

    This pleasant seafood salad is mild with a hint of lemon and dill. The recipe calls for imitation lobster, but...


    Petite Chocolate-Hazelnut Cakes

    Add these sweet treats to a dessert platter featuring other small confections. The cake is moist, tender and extra special...


    Mulled Wine Cordial

    Give festive bottles of your own mulled wine to family and friends this Christmas season. They'll love it! You might...


    Baby Vanilla Bean Cake

    Need an impressive dessert for a spring or summer celebration? You'll fall for our moist cake with a rich vanilla...


    Honey Champagne Fondue

    This special champagne fondue has wonderful flavor from Swiss cheese and a hint of sweetness from honey. It clings well...