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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Buckeye Doughnut Holes

Ohioans LOVE their buckeyes! They are in just about every candy shop and on every homemade sweets tray. I've taken that Ohio favorite and combined it with one of our family's favorites—doughnut holes! These balls of fried dough are filled with peanut butter cream and coated in chocolate to look just like buckeye candies. —Rebecca Woollands, No Ridgeville, Ohio

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Peppermint Schnapps Hot Cocoa Snowflakes

Mint and chocolate are perfect partners in these cutout cookies! —James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor


Turkey Cake

Create a simple centerpiece for your Thanksgiving dessert table. This turkey cake comes together fast with the help of a...


Pumpkin Brownies

Chocolate and pumpkin pair up to make a family-favorite fall dessert. These pumpkin brownies are fantastic for parties and picnics....


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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...

Vermont Maple Cookies

I created this recipe after tasting maple cookies with a maple glaze at a bakery in Stowe, Vermont, some years...


Ganache-Topped Chocolate Cake

To say this cake is elegant would be an understatement. It’s worthy of special occasions, but once you learn

Contest-Winning Chocolate Potato Cake

I won grand champion honors in a potato festival baking contest with this moist chocolate cake. The icing recipe can...


Chocolate Guinness Cake

One bite and everyone will propose a toast to this silky-smooth chocolate Guinness cake. The cream cheese frosting reminds me...


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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...


Three-Layer Chocolate Ganache Cake

This decadent triple-layer beauty is pure chocolate indulgence. The cake layers can be frozen prior to final assembly; in fact,...

Chocolate Truffle Cake

Love chocolate? Then this tender, luxurious layer cake is for you. With a ganache glaze and a fabulous bittersweet filling,...


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Flourless Chocolate Torte

Here's the perfect dessert for chocoholics—like me! I bake this melt-in-your-mouth torte all the time for special occasions. For an...


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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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Caramel Snickerdoodle Bars

What did I do when I couldn’t decide between two of my favorite desserts? I combined them! This snickerdoodle-blondie hybrid...


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Old-Fashioned Whoopie Pies

Who can resist soft chocolate sandwich cookies filled with a layer of fluffy white frosting? Mom has made these for...