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Potluck Recipes

Looking for potluck ideas? Impress friends and family with these crowd-pleasing potluck recipes that range from appetizers and beverages to dinners, salads, sandwiches, side dishes, soups and chilis, desserts and more.

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I love to use this dressing for a salad of colorful fresh fruits. Mix the dressing with a medley of watermelon, cantaloupe, peaches, grapes, strawberries or whatever you have on hand for a flavorful brunch dish. —Dorothy Anderson Ottawa, Kansas
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Top 10 Potluck Recipes

Top 10 Potluck Recipes

Top 10 Potluck Recipes

These top-rated potluck recipes will be popular with guests at your next party, picnic, reunion or holiday. Since each recipe will feed at least 12 people, there will be plenty to go around!

Hot Bacon Cheese Spread

Hot Bacon Cheese Spread

Hot Bacon Cheese Spread

This creamy spread, made with Monterey Jack and Parmesan cheeses, is sure to warm up your next holiday party. Guests never wander too far from the table when I put out this fragrant dip. —Bonnie Hawkins, Elkhorn, Wisconsin

Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas

Pork Carnitas

I use this recipe often when entertaining. I set out all the toppings, and folks have fun assembling their own carnitas. Because I can prepare everything in advance, I get to spend more time with my guests. —Tracy Byers, Corvallis, Oregon
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Game Day Potluck Recipes

Game Day Potluck Recipes

Game Day Potluck Recipes

Game Day isn't complete without party food. This collection of potluck recipes includes appetizers, snacks, sandwiches and finger food recipes that are perfect for your next tailgate or game day gathering. Each recipe serves 12 or more…so game on!

Patriotic Gelatin Salad

Patriotic Gelatin Salad

Patriotic Gelatin Salad

Almost as spectacular as the fireworks, this lovely salad makes quite a "bang" at our July Fourth meal. It's exciting to serve, and our guests loved the cool fruity and creamy layers. This salad really added to my patriotic theme. —Sue Gronholz, Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

Cranberry Bog Bars

Cranberry Bog Bars

Cranberry Bog Bars

Sweet and chewy, these fun bars combine the flavors of oats, cranberries, brown sugar and pecans. I like to sprinkle the squares with confectioners’ sugar before serving. —Sally Wakefield, Bruceton Mills, West Virginia

Effortless Eggnog

Effortless Eggnog

Effortless Eggnog

This easy eggnog offers delicious traditional flavor without any eggs! There’s no food safely worry about raw eggs, and anyone with egg allergies can enjoy this mixture. It’s also good “spiked,” if you are so inclined. —Paula Zsiray, Logan, Utah

Easy Sloppy Joes

Easy Sloppy Joes

Easy Sloppy Joes

Five ingredients are all you need for these hearty sandwiches that are great for family gatherings. Onion soup mix and sweet pickle relish add zesty flavor without much effort. —Marge Napalo, Brunswick, Ohio

25 Potluck Side Dishes to Feed a Crowd

25 Potluck Side Dishes to Feed a Crowd

25 Potluck Side Dishes to Feed a Crowd

Need a dish to pass? Hosting a large party? This collection includes crowd-pleasing side dish recipes for all kinds of gatherings. Find recipes for make-ahead potatoes, baked beans, potato salad, veggie side dishes and more.

Crusty French Loaf

Crusty French Loaf

Crusty French Loaf

A delicate texture makes this bread absolutely wonderful. I sometimes use this French bread recipe to make breadsticks, which I brush with melted butter and sprinkle with garlic powder. – Deanna Naivar, Temple, Texas

25 Potluck Salads to Feed a Crowd

25 Potluck Salads to Feed a Crowd

25 Potluck Salads to Feed a Crowd

Be ready for requests for these recipes! Try crowd-pleasing potato, pasta, vegetable, taco and fruit salads that serve 12 or more for your next potluck.

Chocolate-Strawberry Celebration Cake

Chocolate-Strawberry Celebration Cake

Chocolate-Strawberry Celebration Cake

Although I have some great "from-scratch" recipes, this chocolate strawberry cake uses a boxed mix with plenty of doctoring. It has become a popular groom's cake that gets more attention than the wedding cake. —Nora Fitzgerald, Sevierville, Tennessee

Cranberry Date Bars

Cranberry Date Bars

Cranberry Date Bars

I first discovered this recipe at Christmas a couple years ago, but it's a great way to use frozen cranberries throughout the year. I help out at the elementary school our three sons attend and am active at our church. It seems I'm always baking a batch of these moist bars for some event. -Bonnie Nieter, Warsaw, Indiana

Family Favorite Taco Meat Loaf

Family Favorite Taco Meat Loaf

Family Favorite Taco Meat Loaf

Our children think there are three basic food groups—pizza, tacos and burgers! They like to doctor up slices of this specially seasoned meat loaf with their favorite taco toppings. —Diane Essinger, Findlay, Ohio
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