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The Best Southern Potluck Dinner Recipes for Supper Club

Have you ever thrown a potluck dinner party? They are so much fun, and the best part is everyone contributes. If you need ideas for potluck dinner recipes, you are lucky because my supper club friends and I are sharing some of the best southern potluck recipes today.

The Tablescapes

Did you see the fun tablescapes? I shared 5 Tips To Throw a Successful Potluck Dinner Party with budget-friendly table setting ideas.

This is one of my favorite tables because of its late summer-inspired ambiance. The table is awash with hints of autumn, with wood tones and rustic earthenware pottery.

The foundation for the table setting is a green and white buffalo check tablecloth which adds a late summer outdoor picnic spin to the greenhouse setting.

Southern Potluck Dinner Party table setting in the greenhouse for a farmhouse style tablescape.

What Are Southern Potluck Recipes

When you have lived in the South your entire life, you have attended many potluck dinners.

Several dishes are synonymous with a Southern potluck dinner, and you’ll not be disappointed with any version of the following:

Southern Potluck Supper Club Menu

In a traditional potluck dinner, all the guests typically bring whatever they specialize in, and if there are any overlaps, no one worries because it will all get eaten.

I would have been crushed as a kid if my neighbor hadn’t brought a banana pudding to a potluck.

Our virtual Supper Club plans a themed table setting and menu each month. Instead of leaving the menu to luck, each person is assigned a dish to keep things organized.

This month’s menu is filled with southern-inspired recipes perfect for sharing at a potluck party.

  • Signature Cocktail: Simple and Refreshing Watermelon Crush
  • Appetizer: Classic Southern Deviled Eggs with Bacon
  • Main Dish: The Best Authentic Southern Shrimp and Grits Recipe
  • Side Dish: Easy Potato Salade Recipe with a Southern Style Twist
  • Side Dish: Quick & Easy Jiffy Cornbread With Cake Mix Recipe
  • Dessert: The Easiest Coconut Cream Pie

Is your mouth watering yet? Let’s check out all these yummy recipes.

Easy Southern Potluck Dinner Recipes

As summer winds down and temperatures begin to cool down, it’s the perfect time for entertaining. With these easy recipes, you can plan your own dinner party or save the recipes for your next potluck invitation.

Each of these mouth-watering potluck dinner recipes is easy to make and will surely be a crowd-pleaser for any occasion.

Southern Cocktail – Watermelon Crush

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Simple and Refreshing Watermelon Crush

Wow, what could be more refreshing in the dog days of summer than a watermelon crush cocktail?

Jen at Midwest Life and Style shares all the details. Just click see recipe!


Potluck Appetizer Recipe: Southern Deviled Eggs

Classic Deviled Eggs with Bacon Recipe

Classic Southern Deviled Eggs with Bacon

Deviled Eggs are a classic potluck dinner recipe, and Simply 2 Mom’s has undoubtedly added to the southern appeal with crispy bacon.


Main Dish Potluck Dinner Recipes: Shrimp and Grits

The Best Authentic Southern Shrimp and Grits Recipe for Potluck Dinner Recipes A traditional southern recipe

The Best Authentic Southern Shrimp and Grits Recipe

A classic southern recipe that easy to make. This recipe is the best of the best, with cheesy grits, grilled shrimp, and country ham with a secret sauce of red-eye gravy for a flavorful blend of southern perfection.


Classic Potluck Recipe Side Dish: Potato Salad

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Easy Potato Salad Recipe with a Southern Style Twist

Don’t dare go to a potluck dinner without potato salad. Am I right?

However, Stacy at Bricks N Blooms added the secret ingredient to a genuinely southern potluck dinner recipe.


Side Dish: Cornbread Muffins

Easy Cornbread muffins for supper club

Quick & Easy Jiffy Cornbread With Cake Mix Recipe

Cornbread is another southern classic and Heidi at Eleanor Rose Home shares the perfect way to bring cornbread to a potluck dinner party.

Muffins are so easy to serve and you’ll love this recipe.


Southern Dessert: Coconut Creme Pie

Coconut Creme Pie - Easy Southern Recipe

The Easiest Coconut Cream Pie

Michele at Vintage Home Designs had me at EASIEST! This is my husband’s favorite dessert ever, and I can’t wait to try this yummy potluck dinner recipe.

A pie is always welcomed at any gathering.


Additional Southern Recipes Perfect for Potluck Dinners

Want more recipes to consider for a Potluck Dinner Party? Check out these classics.

Tablescape Resources

Each of these delicious potluck dinner recipes will make wonderful additions to all your fall entertaining.

Even if you are not from the South, your guests will love experiencing these mouth-watering recipes.

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Wednesday 30th of August 2023

So many delicious-looking recipes. I can't wait to try them all!


Friday 1st of September 2023

Jen, Thank you so much.

Anne from Simply2Moms

Saturday 26th of August 2023

Everything looks so delicious!


Monday 28th of August 2023

Anne, I agree. Thanks for stopping by.


Saturday 26th of August 2023

Yum! This menu sounds delicious! What a party that would be.


Monday 28th of August 2023

Renae, I agree. Thank you.