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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    Crunchy Chili Lime Shrimp

    Easy, quick and family-friendly, this chili lime shrimp recipe comes together in just 30 minutes. The secret is the flavor-packed sauce and crunchy tortilla chips. — Julie Peterson, Crofton, Maryland

    Vegan French Onion Soup

    This vegan French onion soup uses a few unconventional ingredients to create umami. If you cook vegan foods regularly, keep...


    Crab Melt Sandwiches

    This open-faced classic is irresistible! Melty flavors and the golden appearance make the sandwich a hit at luncheons for all...


    Avocado Bruschetta

    My mother shared this fabulous recipe with me, and I have shared it with many friends. They are always requesting...


    Bang Bang Shrimp Cake Sliders

    My family loves these shrimp sliders. The bang bang slaw dressing and shrimp cake patties can be made ahead. When...

    Green Tomato Salsa

    I came up with this green tomato salsa recipe so I could use up all the fresh tomatoes from my...


    Greek Olive Tapenade

    Welcome to an olive lover’s dream. Mix olives with freshly minced garlic, parsley and a few drizzles of olive oil...

    Slow-Cooked Pot Roast Sliders

    This recipe reminds me of my mom’s famous pot roast. Best of all, these sandwiches are simple to make, with...


    Cranberry-Glazed Lamb Skewers

    Lamb marinated with savory cranberry sauce—I love making this for Christmas parties. Guests will appreciate that it's not your average...


    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...


    Best Bacon Bruschetta

    Here’s my twist on the traditional BLT sandwich. I tossed in fresh basil, feta cheese and balsamic vinaigrette. The small...

    Orange-Glazed Ham Steaks

    These tasty ham steaks combine orange marmalade and maple syrup for a terrific taste that goes beyond dinner: I like...


    Creamy Mushroom Bruschetta

    Mushrooms—button, portobello and shiitake—plus a lovely blend of herbs make a hearty, flavorful topping for bruschetta. —Amy Chase, Vanderhoof, British...


    Guacamole Shrimp Appetizers

    I wanted something different than a cheese-based appetizer. That's what you'll have in this fresh and flavorful snack. s for...


    Italian Sausage Bruschetta

    Sometimes I garnish each slice of this bruschetta with a sprig of fresh basil. —Teresa Ralston, New Albany, Ohio


    Onion, Garlic & Brie Bruschetta

    This rich, sweet appetizer is party-perfect. The roasted garlic flavor is a real treat.
    Carole Bess White, Portland, Oregon

    Swiss Seafood Canapes

    If you're the cook, you'll want to set a few of these aside for yourself because they won't last long....


    New Orleans-Style Subs

    This hearty muffuletta-style sandwich contains loads of meat and cheese. The chopped olive spread makes it a New Orleans classic....


    Broiled Tomato-Mozzarella Dip

    This eye-catching and palate-pleasing dip features zippy tomatoes topped with plenty of mozzarella cheese. Party guests will wipe the plate...


    Roast Beef Potato Planks

    For an appetizer that's more like a meal, I deep-fry potato slices and then top them with roast beef and...


    Ham & Cheese Bites

    I can double the recipe for these easy-to-prepare appetizers and still come home with empty platters. Apple butter and Dijon...


    Mini-Burger Potato Bites

    The caramelized onions and creamy sauce make these yummy bites a huge hit at parties. People say they’re even better...


    Curried Beef Satay

    Here’s a hearty addition to your appetizer tray. Tender strips of beef sirloin are marinated in a spicy curry sauce,...


    Four-Cheese Broiled Tomato Slices

    My husband loves this recipe. It's a wonderful use for my garden tomatoes! —Jen Low, Buffalo, New York

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    Summer Veggie Subs

    Every Sunday night during the summer, a local park near our home holds free outdoor concerts. We've been going for...


    Ham & Cheese Pizza Snacks

    “I remember having these yummy snacks as a child. They're fast and perfect as appetizers, a quick supper or even...


    Rumaki Appetizers

    These are a holiday-season "must" in our family. The bacon-wrapped bites are served with a sweet barbecue sauce which is...


    Tomato-Basil Bruschetta Appetizer

    “It’s easy to double this great recipe for a crowd. You can make the tomato topping ahead, or keep it...


    Asian Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

    Crunchy chow mein noodles and water chestnuts complement tender scallops in this elegant appetizer. Chili sauce gives the mayonnaise a...


    Bacon Mushroom Roll-Ups

    Wrapped in toasted white bread, these creamy roll-ups pair the delectable flavors of bacon and mushrooms…with mouthwatering results. Party guests...