Our Most Popular Potluck Recipes
Potluck dinners and lunches are a great chance to impress your friends and family with delicious dishes. We've rounded up our most popular potluck recipes — each with hundreds of positive reviews — to ensure your event goes off without a hitch and that you receive all the accolades you deserve for your kitchen work. Whether you stick with classic choices like potato salad and BBQ, or venture out for more unusual recipes like caprese on a stick, you're sure to find something that fits your tastes.
Spinach and Orzo Salad
Sharp balsamic vinegar, tangy feta, and chewy orzo combine for this unbeatable spin on pasta salad.
Bacon Cheddar Deviled Eggs
Bacon and cheddar? Sign us up! This decadent recipe ramps up traditional deviled eggs with these flavorful additions.
Alyson's Broccoli Salad
It's not a potluck without a creamy broccoli salad. "This has been one of my favorite salads for a couple of years," says user Cathy.
Judy's Strawberry Pretzel Salad
Get a dose of sweet and salty with dessert salad. Pretzels make up the crunchy crust, while layers of sweetened cream cheese and strawberry Jell-O® add plenty of sweetness.
Red Skinned Potato Salad
You won't have to worry about taking home leftovers with this potato salad recipe. User BAKERYBUFF says, "I have made lots of potato salad in my time, and this one is one of the best!"
Sweet Restaurant Slaw
If sweet slaw is your go-to, then this is the recipe for you. "Delicious cole slaw! Creamy and sweet, just the way I like it," says user Kaye Lynn.
Breaded Chicken Fingers
Caprese on a Stick
Caprese makes a delicious dish, but sometimes it's hard to make it sharable. These simple skewers are the perfect solution for that.
Delicious Raspberry Oatmeal Cookie Bars
Easy to grab and go, these sweet bars make for a convenient and tasty dessert. User CuppaTeaGirl says, "These are fantastic! Also one of the easiest baked goods I've ever made."
Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork
"I love this recipe!" says user jenleighd. "I've made it several times and everyone always goes crazy for it."
King Ranch Chicken Casserole
This equally creamy and spicy chicken casserole travels well. The recipe creator Chef John says, "From what I hear, it's impossible to go to any sort of potluck in Texas and not see one of these."
Classic Macaroni Salad
Step away from the deli counter! There's no need to use store-bought macaroni salad when you can easily make this delicious recipe yourself.
Boston Baked Beans
Just sweet enough, with plenty of bacon to add savoriness, these baked beans are a staple for potlucks year-round.
Sopapilla Cheesecake Dessert
Cheesecake that's handheld? Nothing will make you more popular at the party.
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