DIY Themed Charcuterie Board Ideas
Charcuterie board arrangements are often associated with cheese and cold meats, but what if you want to add a bit of pizzazz to your platter? Next time you’re hosting a special event for loved ones – whether it’s Halloween, 4th of July, Easter, or more – try one of these fun and festive charcuterie boards instead!
Halloween Charcuterie Board
It’s time to bust out the spooky snacks! When creating a Halloween themed platter, you can get creative with candy eyeballs, mini pumpkins, marshmallow ghosts, candy corn, and more. Along with the treats you set out, don’t forget to decorate the board with some fake spiders, skeletons, or anything else that will add that scary touch.
Patriotic Charcuterie Board
The 4th of July provides a great opportunity to create a charcuterie board arrangement filled with red, white, and blue. Use cookie cutters to cut out star shaped cheese, fruit, or cold meats, while colored food can be arranged in the stripes of the flag. Let your imagination soar and you’re sure to have some fun with this one!
Dessert Charcuterie Board
Who says a charcuterie board has to be savory? We’ve seen some mouth-watering dessert-only platters recently and they look like absolute crowd-pleasers! Think of your favorite sweets, such as chocolate, brownies, and cake, then add-in delicious accompaniments such as strawberries, chocolate fudge sauce, sliced banana, and more.
White Christmas Charcuterie Board
If you’re dreaming of a White Christmas and fancy getting cozy these holidays, why not feast on a festive charcuterie board filled with candy canes, marshmallows, white chocolate, and of course, hot cocoas on the side? Don’t forget your Christmas themed mugs!
Breakfast Charcuterie Board
We know what you’re thinking: a charcuterie board for breakfast? But trust us, this one’s a fun idea! Think of all the treats you love at breakfast time, such as waffles, bagels, fruit, croissants, marmalade, bacon, and more. Then, simply adorn your wooden board with these morning treats. Simple!
Mexican Charcuterie Board
Here’s a great charcuterie board idea you can whip out for your next Cinco de Mayo celebrations. A Mexican platter should feature all of your favorite food from this cuisine; however no Mexican themed charcuterie is complete without corn chips, salsa, and guacamole, of course! Add some tiny Mexican flags or mini painted skulls and you’ve got yourself a winner.
Easter Charcuterie Board
Easter is another great holiday that makes creating a themed charcuterie board both fun and easy. During this time of year, supermarkets begin stocking Easter themed food, such as hot cross buns, chocolate eggs, bunny-shaped marshmallows, and more. You can be as eggs-travagant as you like!
There you have it – our round-up of the best themed charcuterie boards! If you’re looking for a beautiful and customized charcuterie board for your next platter, be sure to check out our wooden boards.
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