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

    Raspberry Matcha Cake Roll

    This tender cake roll with whipped cream has a very light texture and is perfect for spring. The raspberries give...


    Air-Fryer Raspberry Crumble Coffee Cake

    With a ribbon of fresh homemade fruit filling, this homey coffee cake is perfect for breakfast with friends and family....


    Buckeye Doughnut Holes

    Ohioans LOVE their buckeyes! They are in just about every candy shop and on every homemade sweets tray. I've taken...


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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

    Here’s Our Copycat for Olive Garden’s Chocolate Lasagna

    We love Olive Garden for the soup, salad and breadsticks, but what about dessert? Learn how to make chocolate...


    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....


    We Made This 1985 Striped Delight Recipe—and It’s the Potluck Dessert of Our Dreams

    Take this vintage striped delight dessert to your next potluck. Everyone will be asking for the recipe!


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    Lumberjack Cookies

    After cutting your own Christmas tree, come home to a hot beverage and a plate of these cute lumberjack cookies....


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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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    Sunny Citrus Cheesecake

    This beautiful layered cheesecake takes a bit longer to make, but the end result is so worth it! Citrus seems...


    Cake Mix Brownies

    These cake mix brownies are a mashup of two of my favorite desserts. A woman I worked with gave me...


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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...


    Strawberry Lemon Cupcakes

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    My granddaughter Sydney has acquired a love of baking. While I was visiting her in Tampa, we made these light,...


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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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    Apple Pie Cupcakes with Cinnamon Buttercream

    These apple pie cupcakes are always a hit! They are so easy to make and the flavor just screams fall....


    Vermont Maple Cookies

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


    Butter Pound Cake

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


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    Mississippi Mud Pie

    This southern favorite is one my family can never get enough of and there are never any leftovers. My grandmother,...


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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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    Cherry Pudding Cake

    A cross between a cake and a cobbler, this dessert is a hit whenever I make it to share at...

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    Palmiers

    It takes just two ingredients to make these impressive but easy-to-do French pastries, which are often called palm leaves. —Taste...


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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,...


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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....


    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...