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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    Almond Custard Cake

    This white cake pairs well with all sorts of frostings and fillings, but the chocolate frosting in this recipe is one of my favorites. Pressed for time? Add 1/2 tsp. of almond extract to a white cake mix instead. —Diane Shipley, Mentor, Ohio

    Festive Meringue Cookies

    Try these meringue cookies without cream of tartar! These festive treats sparkle not only during the holidays but for other...


    Red Velvet Jar Cake

    I love to make these red velvet jar cakes for friends, family and teachers. Red velvet is my favorite during...


    Mocha-Walnut Macarons

    These mocha macarons perfectly capture the chocolate, nutty flavor of my favorite gourmet coffee. Store in an airtight...


    Magic Brownie Bars

    When I was a kid, one of my all-time favorite treats was magic cookie bars. This recipe combines all the...

    Everything Breakfast Sliders

    These breakfast sliders combine all of your favorite morning foods—like eggs, bacon and bagels—into one tasty package. —Rashanda Cobbins, Milwaukee,...


    Slow-Cooker Spumoni Cake

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

    Freezer Breakfast Sandwiches

    On busy mornings, these freezer breakfast sandwiches save the day. A hearty combo of eggs, Canadian bacon and cheese will...


    Smoked Deviled Eggs

    ??Give all those leftover Easter eggs a flavor upgrade. Grilling these smoked deviled eggs gives them a distinctive taste that...


    Gougeres

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


    Mini Sausage Frittatas

    These are perfect for breakfast or brunch. While my gal pals love the spicy kick in hot sausage, I like...

    Slow-Cooker Breakfast Burritos

    Prep these tasty, hearty burritos the night before for a quick breakfast in the morning or let them cook while...


    Bacon Breakfast Casserole

    This easy breakfast dish allows me to make a comforting family favorite that doesn't take a lot of prep. It's...


    Festive Meringue Christmas Trees

    These meringues are eye-catching on the dessert table at a holiday party, and they taste heavenly! Look no further for...


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    Apple Butter Biscuit Breakfast Bake

    My grandmother created this recipe to use up the leftovers from Christmas Eve dinner. By combining leftover ham and biscuits...


    Make-Ahead Eggs Benedict Toast Cups

    When I was growing up, we had a family tradition of having eggs Benedict with champagne and orange juice for...

    Cinnamon Roll Macarons

    These macarons are a winter/fall staple for me—inspired by the classic cinnamon roll, they are a delicious treat for a...


    Roasted Garlic Deviled Eggs

    I love incorporating new flavors into old classics, and these garlic deviled eggs were a big hit! The garlic can...


    Butter Pound Cake

    Whether garnished with fresh berries and sprigs of rosemary or just served plain, this rich cake is fabulous. It bakes...


    Cranberry-Eggnog Drop Scones

    Round out a festive brunch menu with a fresh-baked treat from the oven. My tender scones feature a pleasant eggnog...


    Apricot Almond Bars

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


    Southwest Layered Cornbread Salad

    With no last-minute assembly needed, this layered salad is ready for a spot on the party buffet.
    —Rod &...


    Turtle Pumpkin Cheesecake

    When it comes to Thanksgiving desserts, I can never decide which one I like best: pumpkin pie or cheesecake? So,...


    Peppermint Fudge Brownies

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

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    Dates-Under-a-Cloud Bars

    When I was in grade school, we had a community cookbook that included these yummy bars. Use a wet knife...


    Dutch Waffle Cookies

    My mom taught me how to make these waffle iron cookies. Now I have my friends bring their waffle irons...


    Crescent Egg Bake with Hollandaise Sauce

    What's better than eggs mixed with bacon and cheese over a fluffy crust and topped with hollandaise sauce? You also...


    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...


    Ham & Two-Cheese Strata

    The youth group at my church makes a scrumptious brunch every year on Easter morning. This strata is always part...


    Sweet Onion Pimiento Cheese Deviled Eggs

    For my mother's 92nd birthday, we had pimiento cheese deviled eggs as part of the spread. They’re timeless and always...