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Holiday Cheese Board

Ingredients + tips to assemble the ultimate holiday cheese board for the perfect party appetizer tray. No cooking required! Assemble a cheeseboard in less than 20 minutes!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Keyword appetizer for parties, charcuterie board, cheese board, cheese platter, holiday cheese board
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 10
Author Kelly

Ingredients

CHEESE:

  • Blue Cheese
  • Cheddar
  • Smoked Gouda
  • OTHER CHEESES:
  • Brie, Goat Cheese, Manchego, Havarti etc.

PROTEIN:

  • Genoa Salami
  • Prosciutto
  • Smoked Salmon

OTHER INGREDIENTS:

  • 2-3 varieties of crackers breadsticks, mini toast bites

FOR LOW CARB: Use Cheese Crisps Whisps and pork rinds

FRUITS & VEGETABLES:

  • Seasonal vegetables broccoli cauliflower carrots, cucumber, tomatoes & red bell peppers
  • Dried fruits: apricots cranberries plaintain chips
  • Fresh berries or other fruits: apples, cranberries, pears , grapes, pomegranates, clementine or other citrus, plums etc.
  • 2-3 types of nuts, marcona almonds, pistachios, pecans, walnuts, pumpkin seeds, macadamia nuts etc.
  • Olives

SPREADS:

  • Apple Butter
  • Honey
  • Jams
  • Fig Spread

Instructions

  1. Place the cheeses on a large cookie sheet, platter, slate board or wooden cutting board.
  2. Arrange the meats around the cheeses.
  3. Add crackers or crispy snacks.
  4. Fill in gaps with vegetables, fruits and nuts. Use small bowls or cups for extra dimension. Top with fresh herbs and flowers for a pop of color. Enjoy.