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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    Strawberry and Peach Lime Custard Bars

    After I baked, my dad would always find his way to the kitchen and ask if he could try what I made. I enjoyed asking him to taste test different creations, like these bars. He was always ready with a compliment. Other fruits can be arranged over the custard, depending on what's in season. —Carlin Tou, Chandler, Arizona

    Strawberry-Pineapple Coleslaw

    Sweet fruit, a tangy coleslaw dressing and colorful crisp cabbage make a wonderful combination to share with others. I think...


    Cuts-Like-Butter BBQ Brisket

    With just a few ingredients and steps, this recipe is nearly impossible to mess up. The thin, fall-apart-tender slices are...


    Rib Shack Copycat Mashed Potatoes

    Idaho is well known for being the potato state–even our license plates say "Famous Potatoes"! This is my version of...


    Slow-Cooker Hard-Boiled Eggs

    These slow-cooker hard-boiled eggs are my go-to for a group. They're a lifesaver and perfect for the holidays! I love...

    Chipped Beef Cheese Ball

    This delicious appetizer is near and dear to our family. It is a symbol of our family's Christmas and New...


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    Best Ever Vanilla Ice Cream

    This ice cream is technically a custard since it contains eggs. After lots of testing (and tasting), I've found that...

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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...


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    Yogurt-Ricotta Cheesecake

    I have always liked Italian ricotta cheesecakes, but they have too much sugar for me. I made a light version,...


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    Strawberry Pretzel Salad

    Need to bring a dish to pass this weekend? This make-ahead strawberry pretzel salad will disappear quickly at any potluck....


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    Ham and Swiss Sliders

    My next-door neighbor shared this ham and Swiss sliders recipe with me, and I simply cannot improve it! You can...

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    Chocolate Billionaires

    Everyone raves about these chocolate and caramel candies. I received the recipe from a friend while living in Texas. When...


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    Caramel-Pecan Monkey Bread

    The kids will get a kick out of pulling off gooey pieces of this delectable monkey bread. It's hard to...


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    Chocolate Chip Cookie Delight

    This is a simple chocolate delight recipe for any type of potluck occasion, and the pan always comes home empty....


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    Chocolate-Covered Cherries

    Not only is this my family's favorite festive dessert, but it makes a delicious holiday present, too. Best of all,...


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    Lemon Pudding Dessert

    After a big meal, folks really go for this light lemon treat. The shortbread crust is the perfect base for...

    Best Ever Fried Chicken Wings

    For game days, I shake up these saucy wings. When I run out, friends hover by the snack table until...


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    Heavenly Filled Strawberries

    These luscious stuffed berries are the perfect bite-sized dessert. —Stephen Munro, Beaver Bank, Nova Scotia


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    Make-Ahead Coffee Cake

    This is a wonderful time-saver because it's assembled the night before. My kids think the nutty topping, sweet glaze and...


    Pear Tart

    My sister-in-law brought this pretty pastry to dinner one night, and we all went back for seconds. It is truly...


    Strawberry Poke Cake

    That classic spring treat—strawberry shortcake—takes on a wonderful new twist with this strawberry poke cake recipe. Strawberry gelatin and strawberries...


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    Antipasto Platter

    We entertain often, and antipasto is one of our favorite crowd-pleasers. Guests love having their choice of so many delicious...


    Mini Cherry Cheesecakes

    These little cheesecakes make a fun dessert that's just right for cooks who don't have a lot of time for...


    Sticky Chicken Wings

    You'll want to keep an extra stack of napkins nearby once people start reaching for these sweet and sticky wings....

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