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The Perfect Holiday Cheese Board

Yield: 10 people
Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins
A holiday cheese board is a must for any festive occasion. This appetizer has several different kinds of cheese to try along with a variety of fruit and crackers. 
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  • Aged cheddar — cut in cubes
  • Brie — any kind you prefer.
  • Smoked Gouda — sliced
  • Boursin

Crackers and Crostini

  • Gruten-free crackers
  • Low-carb crackers
  • Regular crackers — optional

Fruits and others

  • Red grapes
  • Green grapes
  • Blueberry
  • Red apple — sliced
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Black olives
  • Raspberry jam
  • Fresh rosemary for garnish


  1. Start by placing a variety of cheeses on different corners of the wood board, platter, marble board or baking sheet.
  2. Next, arrange sliced crackers near the cheese and then place on the board items in containers like bowls of olives and small jars of jam.
  3. Add fruits like sliced apples, grapes, and so on, filling up the board.
  4. Fill in empty spaces with smaller fruits like berries and pomegranate seeds. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Use this list as a general guide. These are the ingredients we used to build this exact cheese plate, but don’t be afraid to mix it up using your favorite snacks and cheeses or anything you have on hand!
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cheese board, cheese platter, cheeseboard, holiday cheese board

Nutrition Information

Amount per serving (1/10) — Calories: 224, Fat: 13g, Saturated Fat: 7g, Monounsaturated Fat: 2g, Cholesterol: 36mg, Sodium: 421mg, Potassium: 136mg, Carbohydrates: 12g, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 7g, Protein: 9g

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