Canada Day is just around the corner — and it’s the perfect reason to host a potluck with family and friends! Check out our collection of tasty treats and authentic Canadian eats to celebrate the nation’s birthday in style.
Canadian No-Bake Cheesecake Bars
You don’t even need to turn on the oven to whip up a batch of these no-bake desserts. A red graham cracker base and a few sprinkles make these creamy cheesecake bites celebration-worthy.
Anna Olson’s Pecan Butter Tarts
A classic Canadian treat, butter tarts make a heavenly dessert for any occasion. This recipe by Anna Olson uses pecans, but you can swap them out for raisins, walnut pieces or keep it plain.
Light up the night with your own bright and colourful sparklers. Fizzy rock candy gives these cute and simple celebration snacks an exciting pop with every bite.
Asparagus, Lemon and Chevre Pasta Salad
Asparagus spears find new life in this fresh salad, which is balanced with thin radish slices, creamy goat cheese, toothsome bites of tiny pasta and fine threads of lemony zest.
These tart yet sweet lemon bars from Ina Garten are the perfect treat for a picnic or outdoor meal.
BBQ Chicken Pizza with Spicy Slaw
A complete meal, topped with tangy slaw to cool things down. Made-from-scratch dough and barbecue chicken thighs sets this cheesy, flavour-packed pizza apart from the rest.
Lobster Roll Bites
Creamy lobster salad is added to mini toast cups for a tasty, bite-sized take on the classic Maritime lobster roll.
Sticky Hoisin and Honey Slow-Cooker Chicken Drumsticks
Slow cookers and potlucks go hand-in-hand. These deliciously sweet and sticky drumsticks are a great addition to any potluck. Find more seasonal options with these pumpkin and squash slow cooker recipes.
Moroccan-Spiced Cauliflower Bites
Cauliflower is prepared wing-style with fragrant spices, and served with a creamy turmeric yogurt dip.
Ketchup Chip Mac n’ Cheese Balls
Ketchup chips are a Canadian treasure, and these savoury nuggets capture that tangy goodness. Mac and cheese bites are finished with a ketchup-filled coating and fried until golden.
Garlic Fingers with Donair Sauce
An East coast favourite, these cheesy garlic fingers with sweet donair sauce for dipping are a welcome addition to any potluck spread.