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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    Chocolate Babka

    I love this chocolate babka. It's a rewarding recipe for taking the next step in your bread baking. Even if it's slightly imperfect going into the oven, it turns out gorgeous. Look at those swirls! —Lisa Kaminski, Wauwatosa, Wisconsin

    Double Chocolate Espresso Pound Cake

    Two of my biggest loves in life—chocolate and coffee—come together in this velvety pound cake. Grate some extra chocolate on...


    Apricot Almond Bars

    I often bring these treats to Christmas potlucks and parties. A tin of these yummy bars makes a great gift,...


    Pistachio-Cherry S’more Bars

    Here’s a fun spin on campfire treats. The graham cracker crust and golden-toasted marshmallow topping surround a rich filling of...


    Chocolate-Covered Apricot-Pecan Pretzels

    Salty pretzel rods dipped in a caramel, apricot and pecan mixture and covered with dark chocolate make a deliciously different...

    Dark Chocolate Croissant Bread Pudding

    Croissants make an incredible base for this rich, chocolaty bread pudding. I prefer dark chocolate, but semisweet or white chocolate...


    Tender Cherry Shortbread Cookies

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

    Parisian Chicken Bites

    When a friend of mine returned from a trip to Paris, she raved about the food she had and described...


    Toffee-Chocolate Pastry Bundle

    Chocolate chips and toffee bits ooze sweetness when you bite into this flaky puff pastry. For maximum enjoyment, eat it...


    Cherry Chocolate Chip Bread

    Filled with chocolate chips, hazelnuts and maraschino cherries, this heavenly quick bread is a sweet way to end holiday meals....


    Cinnamon Chocolate Minties

    “These cookies are also great with white chocolate instead of semi-sweet. For a simple topping, you can also use powdered...

    Chocolate Toffee Delights

    “I combined my favorite shortbread recipe with some ingredients on hand and came up with these wonderful bars that remind...


    White Chocolate Latte Cups

    A smooth, rich caramel fills homemade chocolate cups for a decadent dessert. These are great for entertaining or potlucks.—Taste of...


    Crunchy Granola Pretzel Sticks

    I love this healthier, portable snack that's sweet, crunchy and fun to make. If you don't have granola, use other...


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    Sacher Torte Squares

    Sacher torte is a Viennese cake that requires several steps. My squares are an easy alternative, but they still feature...


    Chocolate Salted Caramel Bars

    I love to experiment with different recipes and combine classic and new flavors. I've been making this shortbread for over...

    Truffle-Filled Cupcakes

    All creatures of All Hallows' Eve are sure to delight in this treat with its unexpected surprise. You can use...


    Chocolate Turtle Cake

    We created this decadent chocolate cake showcasing a creamy caramel layer and rich ganache. A small slice goes a long...


    Berry & Cream Chocolate Cups

    These cute chocolate cups are fun and easy to make ahead of time. They're yummy heaped with cool pastry cream...


    Cranberry Dark Chocolate Trail Mix

    A close friend once gave me a jar of trail mix that was absolutely delicious. My re-creation comes pretty close...


    Chocolate-Covered Pomegranate Seeds

    I dunk pomegranate seeds in chocolate to get these easy little treats friends and family love. —Jim Javorsky, Havre de...


    Cinnamon White & Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies

    I wanted to put a spin on the traditional chocolate chip cookie, and who doesn't love cinnamon? Depending on what...


    Chocolate Swirled Bars

    These swirly chocolaty bars make a crunchy and elegant addition to any cookie tray—and couldn’t be easier! Taste of Home...


    Peanut Pretzel Toffee Bark

    My toffee has been a traditional must-make treat for my family and friends for over 40 years. My Dad taught...

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    Chocolate Gingerbread Toffee Cake with Ginger Whipped Cream

    This cake literally stands above the rest—it is exactly what you need for a special-occasion dessert. With notes of ginger...


    Brown Butter Spice Cookies

    If you like spice cake, you’ll love this recipe! Browned butter, dark chocolate and a splash of rum produce an...


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    Oreos and Candy Cane Chocolate Bark

    There are incredible surprises in this festive bark, including dark chocolate, candy canes and cream-filled cookies. We keep a big...


    Chocolate Chip Mandelbrot Cookies

    Mandelbrot in Yiddish literally means “almond bread.” The twice-baked cookie made with oil and almonds dates back to 19th century...


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    Coffeehouse Caramel-Dark Chocolate-Latte Cookie

    These taste like my favorite coffee house drink in cookie form. They're crispy outside, but soft in the middle. —Angela...


    Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakes

    Some have been known to inhale these amazing cupcakes in two bites, and some prefer to savor each decadent morsel....