Not sure what to bring to a holiday potluck? It can be challenging to find crowd-pleasing dishes that are both easy to make and easy to transport without spills. Whether you’re looking for sweet or savoury, turn to Ree Drummond for simply delicious recipes that everyone will be asking for.
Blue Cheese and Chive Butter
Pair with some crackers and crusty bread for a super simple homemade appetizer you can nibble on until everyone arrives with their dishes.
Pulled Pork Sandwiches
If anyone knows how to feed a hungry crowd, it’s Ree Drummond. So take a cue from The Pioneer Woman herself and try this sweet and spicy recipe that, after an afternoon in the oven, will literally melt in your mouth.
Chicken Cordon Bleu Casserole
Transform classic chicken Cordon Bleu into this simple casserole packed with chicken, cubed ham, Swiss and Monterey Jack cheeses and topped with bread crumbs for added texture.
Broccoli Wild Rice Casserole
Yes, that basic, back-of-the-can broccoli wild rice casserole can be made from scratch, and Ree Drummond shows us how. You’ll put your can opener away for good when you see how easy it is to cook.
Mini Pecan Sticky Buns
Use store bought bread dough to whip up these delicious treats in no time!
Chicken Tortilla Casserole
We can’t get enough of Ree Drummond’s Mexican-inspired lasagna. Layers of cheese, salsa verde, rice, corn, beans and juicy chicken breast come together to make a comforting make-ahead dish.
Raw Veggies with Chipotle Ranch Dressing
Smoky, spicy chipotle is paired with cool, creamy ranch flavour for the ultimate veggie (and chip!) dip.
Salted Pretzel Brownies
A touch of dark chocolate gives these soft, chewy brownies a sophisticated flavour that pairs perfectly with crunchy salty pretzels.
This moist and fluffy go-to Easter side dish takes things up a notch with the savoury addition of basil, sage and thyme for a burst of herb flavouring.
Serve this side dish in a trifle bowl for a show-stopping salad everyone will be asking about.
Kale Citrus Salad
Jalapeño adds a touch of heat to this fresh, tangy salad with crunchy kale, clementines and goat cheese.
Quick and Easy Peppermint Fudge
How do you make velvety chocolate fudge even better? Top it with crunchy peppermint candy! These delightful bites are a perfect take-home treat at your holiday party.
Guacamole With A Kick
Kick your snacking up a notch with this spicy guac from The Pioneer Woman that includes both jalapeños and chipotle peppers.
The Pioneer Woman’s Strawberry Oatmeal Bars
Early birds can watch the sun rise from the dock with a mug of hot coffee andone of these sweet berry breakfast bars.
Spinach Artichoke Dip
We understand if you want to keep this indulgent dip all to yourself! With four different types of cheese, there’s no denying how addictive it actually is.
Asian Noodle Salad
This salad from Ree Drummond is complete with thin spaghetti, cucumbers, two kinds of cabbage, kale and chopped peanuts.
Pumpkin Gingersnap Cheesecake
Topped with a homemade salted caramel sauce, chopped pecans and whipped cream, this pumpkin cheesecake can be enjoyed any time of year.
The Pioneer Woman’s Lemon Bars
The perfect balance of tart and sweet, this recipe from the Pioneer Woman is the only lemon bar recipe you need.
This dish is a Mexican-inspired take on cannelloni, piled high with sour cream, herbs, green onion and jalapeños all wrapped into a charred tortilla slathered in a tasty sauce and baked.
Chocolate and mint combine oh-so-deliciously in this green dessert that tastes as just delicious as it looks beautiful on the table.
No-Bake Peanut Butter Bars
Skip the oven, and use your food processor and fridge to make these satisfying chocolatey peanut butter treats.
Keep an eye on these cookies, because they’re bound to disappear right off the tray. Filled with creamy chocolate candies, they’re best enjoyed while still warm with a cold glass of milk.
This moist zucchini cake is filled with spices, pecans and topped with a light vanilla and pecan cream cheese frosting.
The Pioneer Woman's Kid-Friendly Pasta Salad
Chock-full of tomatoes, cheddar, green onions and bacon, this creamy pasta salad can be enjoyed by kids and adults alike.
Blackberry Cheesecake Squares
Vanilla wafer crust topped with smooth, creamy cheesecake and a blackberry compote, this fruity tart is a great choice to serve for any special occasion.
Spicy Italian Meatballs
These spicy Italian meatballs are a quick an easy party treat. The addition of ricotta cheese keeps them moist and crushed red pepper delivers a fiery kick.
What is it about food on a stick that makes it seemingly tastier? Juicy teriyaki-marinated shrimp wrapped in salty bacon are skewered with sweet chunks of pineapple. Roast in the oven until bacon is sizzling and the shrimp is cooked.
The Pioneer Woman’s Gingerbread Cookies
Spiced with the warm flavours of cinnamon, cloves, ginger and nutmeg, these classic gingerbread cookies are like a hug for your taste buds. Use a variety of cookie cutters for a fun mix of shapes!
We could love these brownies for the name alone, and they don’t disappoint! That melted-caramel middle definitely makes a bold statement.
Lighter Asian Noodle Salad
Zucchini noodles, combined with more veggies, toasted cashews and an addictive Asian-inspired dressing result in a simple salad that’s full of bright, fresh flavours.
Twice-Baked Potato Casserole
You can thank the enduring awesomeness of bacon and a mixture of cheddar and jack cheese (if you’re feeling adventurous) for the intensely delicious flavour of this casserole that’s the ideal make-ahead side dish.
Mexican Macaroni Salad
“I’ve made this simple pasta salad for years and years, and have always loved the heck out of it,” says Ree of this make-ahead favourite. “It’s zippy, flavourful and fun, and is as delicious by itself as it is alongside grilled chicken, shrimp or steaks.”
Malted Milk Chocolate Chip Cookies
These malted, chewy chocolate chip cookies are delicious on their own, but would take homemade ice cream sandwiches to the next level.
No-Knead Cloverleaf Rolls
Ree Drummond knows how to serve up a fantastic feast and these rolls will pair nicely with any spread. Served piping hot from the oven, these yeast-raised rolls are good enough to become a tradition at your holiday gatherings.
Goat Cheese with Fresh Dill
A log of goat cheese gets an evergreen makeover with fresh herbs in this hearty appetizer. Use a mix of seasonal favourites, like thyme, rosemary and sage, or keep it bright with fragrant dill.
The Pioneer Woman's Chicken Taco Salad
Crisp lettuce, fresh corn and Roma tomatoes are a fresh touch with taco-seasoned chicken breasts. Looking for a bit more crunch? Crumble tortilla chips on top for another textural element.
Pork Lovers Baked Beans
These sweet and smoky baked beans are amped up with jalapeno, chorizo and bacon. The perfect side dish for any holiday potluck.
Mexican Rice Casserole
This easy, one-pot rice casserole is full of flavour: think cumin, cayenne, turmeric and cilantro. Plus: it’s topped with lots and lots of cheese.
Chocolate Marshmallow Pumpkin Pie
Using just a handful of ingredients, this recipe transforms a store-bought pumpkin pie into a chocolate and marshmallow masterpiece.
Mediterranean Artichoke Dip
This creamy artichoke dip is full of Mediterranean flavour: hummus, feta, olives and more. Pair with crackers, veggies or pita bread for dipping.
Meatballs are always a potluck favourite and Ree Drummond’s version does not disappoint. The recipe only requires a handful of ingredients and can be made ahead of time.