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Holiday Charcuterie Board

Be the hostess with most-ess this holiday season with a decadent, delicious charcuterie board! This appetizer or snack option is highly customizable and facilitates lots of creativity in the kitchen. It’s also a wonderful opportunity to taste-test various cheeses with different flavor profiles. Read below to follow along with the recipe & don’t forget to upload a picture and tag @NevadaMilk when you try this delicious holiday treat out for yourself!

Holiday Charcuterie Board

Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 10 people


Pick 1-2 from each category below:

    Soft Cheese

    • Mozerella
    • Burrata
    • Brie
    • Cheese Curds

    Semi-Soft Cheeses

    • Smoked Gouda
    • Jarlsberg
    • Blue Cheese
    • Gorgonzola
    • Queso Fresco

    Semi-Hard Cheeses

    • Provolone
    • Havarti
    • Gruyere

    Hard Cheeses

    • Asiago
    • Aged Cheddar
    • Irish Cheddar
    • Parmesan


    • Salami
    • Pepper Salami
    • Prosciutto de Parma
    • Serrano Ham
    • Pepperoni
    • Spanish Chorizo


    • Plan crackers
    • Toasted baguettes
    • Breadsticks
    • Pretzel sticks
    • Chocolate dipped or covered crackers

    Fruits & Nuts

    • Sliced pear
    • Grapes
    • Roasted nut mix
    • Candied nut mix
    • Pecans
    • Walnuts
    • Cashews
    • Almonds
    • Pistachios
    • Figs
    • Dates
    • Blackberries
    • Rasperries


    • Berry jam
    • Castelvetrano olives
    • Rosemary garnish
    • Artichokes
    • Basil pesto
    • Bacon jam
    • Fig jam
    • Stone ground mustard
    • Honey
    • Sun dried tomato pesto
    • Roasted bell peppers


    • Select a cheeseboard you’d like to display your food items on.
    • Prep all items. This can include dicing your cheese, washing fruit, unwrapping meats, and/or placing your "extras" in ramekins.
    • Arrange your ramekins on your selected charcuterie board, spacing them apart from each other.
    • Add your cheese. Try to cover as much of the board as possible.
    • Continue filling the empty spaces with your meat and bread.
    • Finish off your board with any remaining fruit, nuts, and extras. Take your time experimenting with placements, colors, and textures to achieve optimal eye-appeal. You want the board to look full!