Potluck Recipes

Wow the crowd with top-rated recipes for covered-dish classics like mac and cheese, salads, enchiladas, dips, and desserts.

Community Picks

Slow Cooker Potluck Spareribs

Rating: 4.5 stars 80
These ribs are perfect for a potluck. Use a slow cooker bag and cleanup is super easy. Sure to be a recipe they beg for!

Classic Macaroni Salad

Rating: 4.5 stars 2722
This is a salad that everyone seems to love. I always get lots of compliments on this recipe and it is just a pleasing taste that seems to suit everyone.

Sloppy Joes II

Rating: 4.5 stars 7660
Ground beef, onion, green pepper, and ketchup are seasoned with garlic powder and sweetened with brown sugar to make this hearty meat filling. Serve on hamburger buns.
By Allrecipes Member

Lemon Pretzel Salad with Mango and Kiwi

Rating: 4.5 stars 5
Refreshingly satisfying! Fresh lemon, mango, and kiwi are fused with fluffy cool cream cheese, all sitting atop a yummy salty sweet pretzel crust...wow, what else can you say?! It always disappears with a quickness. Perfect for BBQs, holidays, pitch-ins, or just a tasty treat with a hot cup of tea. Enjoy!

17 Beloved Southern Potluck Recipes Just Like Grandma Used to Make

Be the star of your next potluck with these Southern grandmother classics, from baked beans to corn pudding.
By Hayley Sugg

White Texas Sheet Cake

Rating: 4.5 stars 415
This cake is good to make a day ahead, and is very popular at pot-lucks.
By Diane Kester

Best Brownies

Rating: 4.5 stars 13497
Cakey on the outside and fudgy in the middle, this easy brownie recipe really is the best! Done in an hour.
By Allrecipes Member

The Talk of the Potluck Kale and Apple Salad

Rating: 5 stars 39
A favorite for potlucks, family gatherings, and hot summer nights at home. With a food processor to chop the kale, I can be done and out the door to a party within 25 minutes - and that includes 5 minutes to find my keys. My kids love this salad when I add lots of apples!

Betty's 3-Bean Hot Dish (a la Minnesota)

Rating: 5 stars 18
My dearest 80-something friend Betty gave me this sensational, hearty recipe for a 3-bean hot dish. She's Finnish, I believe this has roots to home, and it's really tasty! My hubby, who hates beans, demanded I get the recipe. We first devoured it at Betty and Jim's 60th wedding anniversary! Perfect for potlucks.

Baked Ziti I

Rating: 4.5 stars 8649
Spaghetti sauce and three kinds of Italian cheeses make a surprisingly quick and budget-friendly baked ziti that's perfect for a weeknight meal.
By Allrecipes Member

Slow Cooker Texas Pulled Pork

Rating: 4.5 stars 3036
Texas-style pulled pork simmers in a tangy chili-seasoned barbecue sauce with plenty of onion, then pulled into tender shreds to serve on a buttered, toasted bun.

Inspiration and Ideas

Potluck Recipes So Good They'll Make You Famous
These potluck dishes are so good, that, soon, no dinner will be complete without your special dish.
Our 15 Best Potluck Side Dishes
If you're looking for a crowd-pleasing side dish to bring to the next potluck, do we have some ideas for you!
Classic Macaroni Salad
Rating: 4.5 stars 2716

This classic macaroni salad is a crowd-pleaser at every cookout, potluck, and picnic!