Christmas is a delightful time to spend with your friends and family. Aside from the traditional turkey, ham, and mashed potatoes, why not level it up and add Christmas charcuterie board ideas to your dinner table this holiday season? 

Everyone will be impressed with these Christmas Charcuterie Board Ideas. 29 festive and easy charcuterie boards to make for the holidays. Christmas charcuterie boards would be an excellent addition to your Christmas dinner. The fun thing about this is that you do not have to follow what's in traditional charcuterie boards. #christmasonadime #christmascharcuterieboardideas #christmas #charcuterieboards
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The Best Christmas Charcuterie Board Ideas

Christmas charcuterie boards would be an excellent addition to your Christmas dinner. The fun thing about this is that you do not have to follow what’s in traditional charcuterie boards. You can spice things up and make it more fun and festive.

What is a Charcuterie Board?

A charcuterie board is a meat and cheese board that is composed of cured meats, cheeses, fruits, nuts, crackers, and other snacks. It’s usually served as an appetizer or a light meal as a great addition to holiday parties.

The board can be arranged in various ways, with items grouped by type or placed in a visually appealing pattern. Charcuterie boards are popular for entertaining and are a great way to offer your guests a variety of flavors and textures in one delicious spread.

What’s in a Charcuterie Board?

A classic charcuterie board consists of cheeses and meats. However, over the years, the classic charcuterie spread now includes biscuits, nuts, fruits, mustard, olives, and honey. 

Usually, the meats used in a charcuterie board are salami, prosciutto, and capicola. While the cheese all comes down to preference, most people choose the ones that pair perfectly with the meat they use on their platter.

However, the rule of thumb regarding cheeses in charcuterie boards is that there should always be contrasting cheeses so that you would get a different flavor profile for each bite.

Everyone will be impressed with these Christmas Charcuterie Board Ideas. 29 festive and easy charcuterie boards to make for the holidays. Christmas charcuterie boards would be an excellent addition to your Christmas dinner. The fun thing about this is that you do not have to follow what's in traditional charcuterie boards. #christmasonadime #christmascharcuterieboardideas #christmas #charcuterieboards

Charcuterie Board Ideas Christmas

1. How to Make a Charcuterie Board

This recipe on how to make a charcuterie board is the best one for you because it’s straightforward to follow.

how to make a Charcuterie board
Learn how to make a Charcuterie board for your next party and totally impress your guests. You will be pleasantly surprised how simple it is to make the best ever charcuterie board.
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2. Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board

This recipe shows how to turn dried fruits, meat, cheese, and more into a gorgeous holiday charcuterie board.

Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board
Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board is a festive cheese board perfect for a holiday party. It is so easy to make this assortment of snacks for the best Christmas charcuterie.
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3. Fancy Christmas Tree Cheese Board

We know this recipe sounds the same as the one above, but hear us out. This one calls for a lot more ingredients and an eye for design

Christmas Tree Cheese Board
This fun and festive Christmas Tree Cheese Board is perfect for serving up when entertaining over the holidays. 
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4. Lovely Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board

This charcuterie board is fun to assemble and calls for some Christmas-themed cookie cutters to cut your cheeses into festive designs.

Christmas tree charcuterie board
The cutest addition to any holiday party, this Christmas tree charcuterie board is both festive and delicious! 
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5. Christmas Tree Veggie Tray

If you’re a vegetarian or just want to be healthy this holiday season, this Christmas tree shape is the perfect recipe for you. 

Christmas Tree Veggie Tray
Super cute Christmas Appetizer alert! Everyone loves this Christmas Tree Veggie Tray with Homemade Buttermilk Dip. An easy and healthy holiday recipe. 
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6. Santa Veggie Tray

Christmas is not all about Christmas trees and snowflakes; you can also make your charcuterie board Santa Claus-themed with mozzarella balls and more.

Santa Veggie Tray
Skip the store-bought platters and make this Santa veggie tray instead! 
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7. Candy Cane Caprese Board

All you have to do is slice, arrange, and voila! A healthy, simple, but delicious charcuterie board. 

Candy Cane Caprese Board
This Candy Cane Caprese Board from The BakerMama’s Beautiful Boards cookbook is such a simple and stunning way to serve an appetizer during the holidays.
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8. Candy Cane Charcuterie Board

Who knew candy canes could also be savory and meaty? This charcuterie board with Christmas colors is a creative but easy way to make a Christmas charcuterie board.

Candy Cane Charcuterie Board
This adorable Candy Cane Charcuterie Board is a festive and creative way to treat your guests to a delicious tray of meats, cheeses and berries this holiday season.
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9. Charcuterie Wreath

This show-stopping charcuterie board will have your guests in awe because of its festive and adorable shape.

Christmas Charcuterie Wreath 
Making a Christmas Charcuterie Wreath is an easy and fun holiday appetizer idea. Antipasto skewers arranged into a festive wreath shape then decorated with rosemary will be a show stopping dish for all of your parties and feasts.
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10. Christmas Fruit Wreath

This is a fresh fruit tray with green grapes, kiwi and more that’s a gorgeous Christmas wreath charcuterie board.

Christmas Fruit Wreath
With this holiday fruit tray, your guests will not only feel great about eating a healthy and delicious snack, but they’ll also be wowed by the beautiful presentation. 
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11. Salami Rose

This will add more flair to your Christmas charcuterie boards and is also a delicious way to present salami. 

Salami Rose
Learn How to Make a Salami Rose to add to your charcuterie boards, snack trays and more. Meat roses are easy to make and delicious to eat.
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12. Santa Charcuterie Board

This Santa charcuterie board is a festive appetizer board composed of fruits, crackers, cheese, and even a yummy marshmallow fruit dip.

Santa Charcuterie Board
This fun Santa Charcuterie Board is full of fresh fruits, cheese, crackers and a creamy marshmallow fluff fruit dip.
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13. Christmas Party Pinwheel Tree Appetizer

This fun but healthy and delicious appetizer will keep your guests returning for more. It’s made of gluten-free spinach tortillas filled with cream cheese, ranch dressing, bell pepper, and green onions.

Christmas Party Pinwheel Tree Appetizer.
Whip up these cream cheese and veggie pinwheels, arrange on a platter and garnish with fresh herbs.
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14. Epic Holiday Cheese Board

This recipe has everything you could think of in a charcuterie board. From cheese, meats, fruits, nuts, crackers, and Christmas cheer!

Epic Holiday Cheese Board
This board has it all–cheese, meats, fruits, veggies, and a lot of Christmas cheer! 
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15. Mini Cheese Balls

Try this mini cheese balls recipe if you want your charcuterie board to be extra cheesy.

Mini Cheese Balls
 This adorable appetizer is easy, delicious, and fun!
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16. Charcuterie Cups

This is a fancy way to serve your appetizers, and at the same time, it’s efficient because your guests can carry it around while they mingle with each other. 

Charcuterie Cups
Impress your guests with these quick and easy charcuterie cups! They’re packed with an assortment of meats, cheeses, fruit and nuts; it’s the ultimate finger food!
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17. Pine Cone Cheese Ball

It may look like it takes a lot of effort to put together but trust us, making this recipe is as easy as 1,2,3.

Pinecone Shaped Cheese Ball
This stunning appetizer will surely put you and your guests in a festive mood.
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18. Easy Christmas Breakfast Charcuterie Board

You do not have to wait until your family’s Christmas dinner to serve a charcuterie board; you can even serve this Christmas breakfast charcuterie board during your Christmas dinner.

Easy Christmas Breakfast Charcuterie Board
Set a festive mood with this easy Christmas Breakfast Charcuterie Board that’s simple to put together. 
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19. Waffle Charcuterie Board  

The sweetness of the waffle and the chocolate dip will balance out all those salty and savory foods you consume.

Breakfast Waffle Charcuterie Board
This beautiful breakfast charcuterie board is perfect for special occasions, a baby shower, or really any day.
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20. Breakfast Charcuterie Board

Imagine waking up to a platter of blueberry muffins, chocolate waffles, pancakes, cheese, bagels, chocolate dips, and berries, pure heavenly goodness, right? 

Breakfast Charcuterie Board
Filled with everyone’s favorite breakfast indulgences of waffles, pancakes, bagels, fruit, and all the decadent toppings your heart desires.
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21. Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board

This charcuterie board will have kids and even adults screaming for more. Toppings include everything you love to add to your hot chocolate.

 Hot chocolate charcuterie board 
Serving a hot chocolate charcuterie board is a fun way to serve hot chocolate at your next holiday party! 
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22. Hot Cocoa Charcuterie Board

This dessert board is not only perfect to cap off your Christmas dinner but also perfect for those cold and snowy nights throughout the holiday season.

Hot Chocolate Charcuterie
On a cold and snowy night, hot chocolate charcuterie will keep everyone cozy, warm, and satisfied!
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23. Christmas Charcuterie Board

This charcuterie board is strikingly colorful and appetizing, from oranges, grapes, cured meats, and nuts to red and green tortilla chips.

Christmas Charcuterie Board
If you need a holiday appetizer or a terrific centerpiece for your holiday table, try making a Christmas charcuterie board! Check out this example of a fun holiday charcuterie board for inspiration.
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24. Dessert Charcuterie Board

If you’re looking for ways to serve your dessert, making this dessert charcuterie board is one of the best ways. All you have to do for this recipe is gather all your sweets, such as chocolates, marshmallows, candy canes and more.

Dessert Charcuterie Board
If you are looking for a Christmas dessert to impress your guests then this charcuterie board is it! Stunning and delicious, this board is full of candy, chocolate, cookies, and fruit for the holiday season! 
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25. Christmas Cookie Dessert Charcuterie Board

This recipe is for all those cookie lovers out there. This Christmas cookie dessert charcuterie board recipe will surely satisfy your sweet tooth and cookie cravings because it has chocolates, sugar cookies, snickerdoodles, chocolate dip, and snowball cookies.

Christmas Cookie Board
Are you ready to take your Christmas cookie tray to the next level? This holiday-themed Christmas Cookie Board is one of my favorite types of dessert charcuterie boards to create.
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26. Dark Chocolate Fondue Board

The dark chocolate fondue will be a great dip for the graham crackers, fruits, marshmallows, and pretzels that are perfectly arranged on your charcuterie board. 

Dark Chocolate Fondue Board
In just 10 minutes you can have this rich, creamy dark chocolate fondue! Serve on a board with all your favorite dippers.
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27. Gingerbread House Cookie Decorating Board

Add a twist to your gingerbread-making competition this Christmas season by making this gingerbread house cookie decorating board. You must arrange everything you need to decorate a gingerbread house on a board.

Gingerbread House Decorating Board
It’s gingerbread house season around here! Let’s continue the Christmas fun with a delicious and festive holiday activity… a Gingerbread House Cookie Decorating Board!
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28. Santa Candy Charcuterie Board

This recipe is for all of your sweet tooth out here. You can put chocolates, candies, and gummy bears on your board and expect the kids to return for more. 

Santa Candy Charcuterie Board
This candy board is complete with fun picks including huge sugary marshmallow lollipops.
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29. Candy Dessert Board

This is a fail-proof gift if you want something to bring to your Christmas potluck. This candy dessert charcuterie board recipe is every sweet tooth’s fantasy. 

Christmas Dessert Board
This epic array of holiday candy and sweets could rival any of Santa’s cookie platters! 
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From sweet to savory, you now have several Christmas charcuterie board ideas that will surely make your Christmas dinner extra fancy and special.

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Everyone will be impressed with these Christmas Charcuterie Board Ideas. 29 festive and easy charcuterie boards to make for the holidays. Christmas charcuterie boards would be an excellent addition to your Christmas dinner. The fun thing about this is that you do not have to follow what's in traditional charcuterie boards. #christmasonadime #christmascharcuterieboardideas #christmas #charcuterieboards

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