Bring the full flavors of fall to your next gathering with these portable recipes. Our favorite make-and-take fall recipes will be the hit of your neighborhood potluck and can warm up any game-day tailgate. From the sweet tastes of maple to savory sage and sausage, we gathered our favorite recipes to prep at home and tote along during the fall season. Our best make-ahead meals, sides, and sweets—including cheddar-beer weenies and crumb-topped apple slab pie—are sure to please your crowd.
Balsamic Vinegar and Honey Pulled-Pork Sliders
Fall make-ahead meals aren’t limited to casseroles. Sweet honey and tangy balsamic vinegar combine for a tasty sandwich when topping savory pulled pork. To make ahead, slow-cook overnight, and then reheat on the stove the day of your event. For easy toting, place your slow cooker in an insulated carrier.
Deviled Egg Macaroni Pasta Salad
Deviled eggs and pasta salad are a match made in potluck heaven. This on-the-go recipe is brimming with tangy macaroni, red onions, and paprika-sprinkled deviled eggs. Cover and tote in an icy cooler before enjoying.
Buffalo Chicken Dip
Buffalo wings nicely kick off a football-watching party, but they’re tricky to tote. This make-and-take dip packs all the punch of its winged cousin without the mess. Make it in your slow cooker and then pack it and go.
Fudgy Football Brownies
Game day just got a bit sweeter with these football-shaped make-and-take brownies. Show off the sweet and simple frosting details at your next tailgate party; then enjoy their rich chocolate flavor. Make this game-day recipe the night before so you can relax and enjoy the festivities.
Homemade Coarse-Ground Mustard
Homemade mustard makes a bold party statement when paired with Oktoberfest favorites like pretzels or grilled meats. Our make-ahead recipe is made with mustard seeds, ginger, garlic, and sweet spoonfuls of honey. Like to switch things up? Try our cranberry and Creole variations.
Game-Day Snack Mix
Mini bowls of this cheesy mix make great grab-and-go snacks. You can enjoy crunchy chips, salted nuts, and crispy cereal squares all before kickoff. Add a few drops of hot sauce to spice up this easy fall party recipe, if you’re so inclined.
Blue Cheese and Bacon Mini Corndogs
Bring the state fair to your party. This fall appetizer on a stick makes any autumn gathering feel like a fall festival. Blue cheese and bacon are mixed right into the batter for a flavorful twist on this state fair favorite. Fry the dogs just before leaving and serve within 30 minutes to ensure the crispiest corn dogs possible.
Our bake-and-bring take on hearty cocktail wieners features a crispy bacon wrapping covered in a mouthwatering cheddar-beer glaze. Tote this portable fall recipe in a travel crock to keep it warm all party long.
Maple Bacon Corn Muffins
Cornbread is the side-dish staple for so many fall recipes—chili, BBQ, pot pies, and Thanksgiving feasts—but be warned: This portable recipe steals the show. Sweet maple syrup and salty bacon mix right into the batter for these appetizing corn muffins. Pack them in a cupcake carrier and be prepared to hand out your recipe alongside these fall-flavored treats.
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Spread
This savory pumpkin party dip fits into any fall gathering. Most importantly, it travels well and fits easily into any carrying tote for easy portability to your next party. Pack in a few sprigs of cilantro to garnish the dip upon arrival for a fresh touch everyone will appreciate.
Marbled Chocolate-Pumpkin Brownies
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Get your pumpkin fix in one of the yummiest brownies around. Our fallpotluck recipe features rich chocolate, sweet cinnamon, and toasty walnuts. Store for up to three days before serving.
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