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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    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 a cookout or potluck. The secret ingredient is pickled jalapenos—they add so much interest and flavor! Add a can of black beans for more protein. —Dianna Ackerley, Cibolo, Texas

    Mocha-Walnut Macarons

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


    Tomato & Corn au Gratin

    Corn au gratin is an essential part of any family get-together, and it's even better when paired with tomatoes in...


    Slow-Cooker Spumoni Cake

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


    Cream Cheese-Stuffed Mushrooms

    You’ll love the freshness from the parsley and thyme in these little cream cheese-stuffed mushrooms. Our family loves them! —Rachel...

    Spiced Sweet Potato Doughnuts

    This sweet potato dessert (or decadent breakfast!) is easy to prepare. And no one minds eating the nutritious spuds when...


    Fruit and Nut Sweet Potato Casserole

    Here’s a naturally sweet and comforting twist on a classic holiday dish. Fruit, cinnamon, ginger and chopped nuts make it...

    French-Fry Bake

    When a friend brought this to a gathering at church, I simply had to ask for the recipe—what a fast...


    Spicy Peruvian Potato Soup

    This robust Peruvian soup (known there as locro de papa) has the comfort of potatoes and the warming spiciness of...


    Chipotle Sweet Potato Salad

    I love the velvety taste and texture of sweet potatoes. A friend served sweet potatoes cooked with peppers and they...


    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...

    Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. It's wonderful for lunch alongside a healthy salad or a...


    25 Ridiculously-Good Red Potato Salad Recipes

    Potlucks and potato salads go hand-in-hand. Bring one of these stars to your next get-together.


    Our Best German Potato Salad Recipes

    If you don’t already have an heirloom German potato salad recipe handed down to you, then take one of ours....


    Parmesan-Ranch Snack Mix

    Every party needs a big bowl of snack mix! No one that I’ve made this for can have just one...


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    Sweet Potato and Pesto Slow-Cooker Bread

    I like to bake fresh bread, both as a way to offer my family a delicious accompaniment to dinner and...

    Apple-Sweet Potato Pecan Dump Cake

    This quick cake has lots of delicious apples, sweet potatoes, spices, pecans and caramel. My surprise of white cheddar cheese...


    Potato and Chorizo Casserole

    I love the smoky flavor chorizo gives this dish, but I’ve also made it with Italian sausage and substituted an...


    Pepper Jack Hash Brown Casserole

    I found myself in need of an impromptu potato dish, but I had no potatoes. Frozen hash browns and the...


    Cocktail Cheese Crackers

    My homemade crackers are a breeze to put together and store. For a change of pace, I substitute cheddar cheese...


    Cleo’s Potato Salad

    My mom, Cleo Lightfoot, loved cooking all kinds of different recipes, but her favorite meal was one she made when...


    Honey Mustard Red Potato Salad

    This summer cookout star is crunchy-delicious with a brilliant zesty dressing. —Brittany Allyn, Mesa, Arizona


    Pesto Dip with Parmesan Toast

    “We created this recipe at my office when we had leftover mayonnaise and pesto and weren’t sure what do to...


    Garden Green Beans & Potatoes

    Fresh green beans paired with red potatoes make for an easy and filling side dish. To make it even better,...

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    Sun-Dried Tomato & Goat Cheese Bites

    I play Bunco once a month and one of my fellow players brought this for us to snack on. I...


    Grilled Sweet Potato & Jicama

    My dad used to grill sweet potatoes and serve them with a simple vinaigrette. I've tweaked his recipe over the...


    Creamy Vegetable Chowder

    This rich, comforting soup recipe can easily be doubled or tripled. You can lower the fat content by using turkey...


    Picnic Sweet Potato Salad

    A homemade vinaigrette coats this colorful salad chock-full of sweet potato cubes. It’s ideal for warm-weather picnics and patio parties,...


    Mint Twist Meringues

    Light and airy, these delicate meringues give you a refreshing burst of peppermint. I sprinkle them with crushed mint candies...


    Sweet Potato Pot Stickers

    I added a Southern twist to pot stickers. The ginger-flavored sweet potatoes are a surprising filling, but are oh so...