25 Potluck Recipes For Work

Potluck recipes for work

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When there are potluck gatherings at your office, you want something easy to make and transport easily. There are various potluck ideas for work that you can pick and amaze your colleagues at this gathering.

I am here to help you with some of the popular potluck recipes that you can make for office lunch meals or family get-togethers. These dishes are refreshing and delightful because of their appealing look and scrummy flavors. It is a time for you to surprise your friends with your cooking skills. However, if you have a surprise potluck, try these last-minute potluck recipes.

Main Dishes

Taco Casserole

Potluck Taco Casserole

When many of my coworkers opt to bring a salad, I always decide to pull off my all-time winner, Taco Casserole. This hearty meal disappears so soon at my workplace, sometimes I don’t even get the portion! But seeing everyone smiling and craving for more, makes me satisfied.

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Beef Barbecue

Beef Barbecue

Beef Barbecue is tender, savory, juicy, and irresistible. It is a scrummy potluck barbeque recipe that takes longer to make but gives heavenly results with its bomb flavors. The rich meaty filling inside the sandwich buns looks so pleasing and appealing.

You can top them with additional barbeque sauce, serve them to your friends and family, and get extra cooking points. It is a perfectly satisfying potluck dinner recipe if you are holding a night party.

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Salads

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Loaded Baked Potato Salad

Loaded Baked Potato Salad is one of the best potluck salads containing fresh green onion, crispy bacon, red potatoes, cheddar cheese, sour cream, and mayo for a perfect taste. This recipe is a perfect addition to potluck dishes that will help you amaze your guests with a little effort.

Topping them with sour cream, mayo, or whatever you like most is beneficial. It is one of the favorite salads of kids. You can serve it with other refreshing potluck dishes you make for your party or office gathering.

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Creamy Grape Salad

Creamy Grape Salad

Creamy Grape Salad is a sweet recipe for putlock ideas for work—a perfect combination of bright green and purple colors that look pleasing and appealing to everyone. Adding sour cream to the recipe and then topping it with crunchy pecans is the best treat of all time. This creamy grape salad will be the best addition to your potluck ideas if you are searching for a healthy and flavorsome salad.

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Creamy Cranberry Salad

Creamy Cranberry Salad

Creamy Cranberry Salad is a quick and easy old recipe people love making for breakfast. This creamy and tangy cranberry salad has the perfect sweet touch for your taste buds that can make anyone happy.

This refreshing salad has fresh cranberries that are loaded with cream and sauce. You can make it any time of the day and refrigerate it, then serve it; its cool bites taste amazing at potluck parties.

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Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

Vegan Quinoa Salad

This Mediterranean quinoa salad recipe will become a staple recipe in your kitchen. A perfect combination of chickpeas, quinoa, red bell pepper, kalamata olives, cucumber, basil, red onion, tomatoes, lemon oregano, and feta.

Thanks to the pantry ingredients, this quinoa salad is a last-minute potluck recipe you can make within a few minutes. Roast the bell peppers before adding. If you are going anywhere or holding a party at home, bring this recipe to the party table and surprise everyone.

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Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese Pasta Salad

Caprese pasta salad is the family-favorite recipe, which feeds the crowd. The classic and colorful salad is a combination of pasta and fresh veggies.

Loaded with mozzarella pearls, grape tomatoes, pasta, fresh basil, and homemade vinaigrette. This pasta salad is your next favorite recipe if you love making and eating pasta. Make ahead of time and serve with any of your favorite side dishes.

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Greek Chickpea Salad

Greek Chickpea Salad

This Greek chickpea salad takes almost 20 minutes to be ready. Packed with healthy flavors, including colorful veggies and plant-based chickpeas.

Grab your favorite veggies, cut them into little pieces, and assemble them. Toss the recipe with olive oil and black pepper before serving. Easy to make just before the event. A perfect appetizer that requires no cooking.

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Fruit Salsa

Fruit Salad

The Fruit Salsa is one of the easiest and most flavorful appetizers. You can call this fruit salsa a perfect snack, appetizer, or dessert that you can enjoy on a picnic with friends and family or at a summer potluck party.

Since this is a Mexican potluck recipe with sweet and spicy flavors, it contains all your favorite fruits and combines their flavors, such as pineapple, mango, peach, fresh strawberries, and many more.

You can also pick your favorite fruits to combine and customize the recipe by adding your favorite fruits and removing the ones you don’t like.

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Sides/Appetizers

Party Appetizer Meatballs

Meatballs with jelly and sauce recipe

No potluck is complete without meatballs and what makes them irresistible is the spicy and tangy sauce. I always have a batch in my freezer, ready to be baked and served, so it always comes in handy when there is a surprise potluck! And it goes well with rice or mashed potatoes.

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Hawaiian Cheese Bread

Hawaiian Cheese Bread

Every potluck party requires bread loaves, pasta, or rice to pair with the main dishes. This cheesy bread is delicious, pull-apart style bread which is a complete dish within itself. So quick and easy to make, the Hawaiian cheese bread is a must-have on every lunch table.

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Pesto Chicken Wraps

Pesto Chicken Wraps

The healthy and most flavorful chicken wraps that you must try this season. Just grab a few ingredients, including dairy-free chicken, pesto, arugula, and pesto mayo.

Assemble the ingredients, fold the mixture into the toast or wraps, and enjoy the scrummy bites. Delicious, savory, and refreshing. Its cheesy and creamy bites make the person feel like magic. So, if you have never tried this before, just try it once.

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Veggie Pinwheels with Cream Cheese Spread

Veggie Pinwheels with Cream Cheese Spread

Veggie pinwheels with Turkey are the most fun-packed and healthy bites with your favorite veggies. If your kids are picky about food, pack these veggie pinwheels in their lunch boxes, they will love it.

Loaded with creamy, cheesy, juicy veggies and plenty of other flavors. Delicious herbs make the recipe healthy and satisfy your cravings—a crowd-favorite recipe that can be ready within a few minutes. A perfect appetizer for an easy cold lunch.

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Garlic Knots

Garlic Knots

Garlic Knots are unique and special because they are a little more complex than garlic bread or breadsticks and less complex than a pizza.

They contain strips of pizza dough tied into knots with a topping of melted butter, garlic, and parsley. Garlic knots are easy to make, and they look delicious.

The topping of garlic sauce adds the perfect flavor to the recipe, and If you serve these garlic knots with a bowl full of marinara sauce, no one would deny having this delicious snack. They are perfect putlock for breakfast and dinner at any time of the year.

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BBQ Chicken Sliders

BBQ Chicken Sliders

BBQ Chicken Sliders is a quick potluck dish with all the delicious and luscious flavors that anyone dreams of. The perfect burger, famous for its creamy and savory fillings, including chicken. You only need barbeque sauce, chicken, and cheese to make this yummy slider at home.

The cheesy and saucy flavors are worth trying and tasting if you love sliders. A crowd-pleasing recipe is so dreamy and captivating not only because of its yummy taste but also due to its attractive look.

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Fruit and Cheese Kabobs

Fruit and Cheese Kabobs

Fruit and Cheese Kabobs is a healthy snack that perfectly fits the tastes of kids and adults. The fruit and cheese kabobs have mouth-watering flavors that will make everyone crave them more and more with every bite.

If you are worried about a healthy snack you can pack in your kid’s lunchbox, try these cheesy kabobs; your kids will surely love them. They taste amazing when you make them right before the guests arrive.

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Dips/Sauces

Buffalo Chicken Dip

Buffalo Chicken Dip

This creamy and tangy buffalo chicken dip is everyone’s favorite potluck side dish. It has a hint of garlic and butter, making this dip a super hit whenever you serve it.

If you want to use rotisserie chicken, there will be no better way to use it than this dip. The creamy ranch dressing and loads of cheese are the best addition that gives super delightful flavors to your mouth.

This buffalo chicken dip recipe is a perfect addition to your potluck dishes. You can serve it at games or party days when everyone is together and having fun or you can serve for office at lunch.

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Reuben Dip

Reuben Dip

Reuben Dip is a perfect appetizer recipe to serve at putlock lunch for work. It has corned beef layers and sauerkraut, making you feel like heaven.

Not everyone loves beef and sauerkraut, but if you love these ingredients, you will fall in love with this scrummy dip. Adding cream and Swiss cheese makes it so delightfully creamy dip that everyone loves. You can serve it with a piece of rye bread or white crackers. This cheesy dip is the best recipe with all the healthy ingredients and flavors.

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Hot Cheese Dip

Hot Cheese Dip

Hot Cheese Dip is the ultimate treat loaded with cheesy and gooey flavors. A comforting food with all the uniqueness and deliciousness inside it that cheese dip lovers want. It has strong cheddar cheese, tortilla, and other crisps that delight and pleasure your taste buds. By adding extra liquid, you can make pasta sauce and enjoy it.

The perfect touch of spices makes this dip a crowd-pleasure food; you can make and impress your guests with its heavenly taste that no one expected. This dip is gluten-free potluck, vegetarian, and low in carbs, so it would be a perfect selection for diet-conscious people.

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Loaded Baked Potato Dip

Loaded Baked Potato Dip

Loaded Baked Potato Dip is a perfect appetizer dish that can satisfy everyone’s cravings. Potato dip is so cheesy, creamy, and easy that you can make it within an hour. It tastes heavenly with potato chips; dig in and enjoy its flavors.

Cheesy food is for all cheese lovers who crave something quick and creamy. You can make this quick dip and serve it as a side with any other of your favorite dishes. You do not need much effort to try something extraordinary; this recipe is an example of easy potluck ideas for work.

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Desserts

Caramel Brownies

Caramel Brownies

Caramel Brownies are moist and rich brownies loaded with sweet and scrummy flavors. It is the best treat to satisfy anyone’s sweet cravings. A perfect combination of chocolaty ingredients is now super easy to assemble at home and enjoy every bite.

These brownies are a luscious and perfectly proportioned treat that is perfect for serving on every occasion, whether you are holding a potluck party at your office.

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Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting are the easiest way to make your kids happy. This homemade recipe is an excellent idea to use leftover bananas to make a healthy dessert. A perfect afternoon dessert or snack you can make within a few minutes.

It tastes heavenly with creamy, buttery flavors worth trying once in a while. A warm spice of cinnamon and sprinkled nuts are the perfect addition for everyone in your house. You can make a new potluck dish for breakfast to make your kid’s morning healthy and robust. You can pack these bars for yourself for office lunch.

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Spicy Applesauce Cake

Spicy Applesauce Cake

Spicy Applesauce Cake is an easy-to-make applesauce cake that has a variety of rich flavors. This cake is moist and has the fragrance of cloves, nutmeg, allspice, and cinnamon that fills your mouth with all your favorite flavors. Topping with cream cheese frosting and crystallized ginger sprinkling makes it a super hit cake in all functions.

The best thing is that you can make it beforehand and put it in the refrigerator for the time you want. This is one of the best potluck cakes to serve at birthday parties. Making this potluck dish for workplace parties is also amazing if you have a party at the office.

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No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate Chip Cookies

No Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies are chewy and soft cookies. They are super popular because of their melting-in-the-mouth texture. The thick texture and chocolate chips make these cookies super nutty and flavorsome. It is up to you how big or small you want to make them.

The loudness of chocolate flavors makes everyone fall in love with these cookies; I’m sure you will never get bored of them. They are simple and quick to make, so you can make them anytime and serve your kids and family. Every flavor of this potluck idea is worth trying at home or for office parties.

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Strawberry Oat Bars

Strawberry Oatmeal Bars

Strawberry Oat Bars are one of the easiest and quickest recipes for an office party or putlock lunch. They are packed with flavors of cherries that taste refreshing and delightful. You can top them with your favorite topping, although oatmeal topping tastes yummy and wonderful.

This healthy and flavorsome bar will be the best choice for breakfast if you are cooking just for your family or kids. The addicting sweet taste makes everyone love them with every bite whenever you make them.

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Potluck recipes for work

25 Potluck Recipes For Work to Share at the Office

Adalynn Ward
When there are potluck gatherings at your office, you want something easy to make and serve.
5 from 10 votes
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Course Lunch, Main Course, Salad
Servings 8 people

Ingredients

  • Buffalo Chicken Dip
  • Reuben Dip
  • Caramel Brownies
  • Loaded Baked Potato Salad
  • BBQ Chicken Sliders
  • Banana Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting
  • Spicy Applesauce Cake
  • Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies
  • Hot Cheese Dip
  • Beef Barbecue
  • Loaded Baked Potato Dip
  • Creamy Grape Salad
  • Fruit and Cheese Kabobs
  • Creamy Cranberry Salad
  • Cherry Oat Bars
  • Potluck Taco Casserole
  • Party Appetizer Meatballs
  • Hawaiian Cheese Bread
  • Mediterranean Quinoa Salad
  • Caprese Pasta Salad
  • Pesto Chicken Wraps
  • Veggie Pinwheels with Cream Cheese Spread
  • Fruit Salsa
  • Greek Chickpea Salad

How to Make?

  • Select any one recipe from these scrummy recipes and get ready to try something refreshing.
  • Note down all the ingredients that you need.
  • Make sure that all the ingredients that you pick must be fresh.
  • Follow the instructions to make your favorite recipe.
  • I hope you have made the recipe that you want. Don't forget to give us your feedback.

Nutrition

Serving: 1potluckCalories: 400kcal
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