How to Make a Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board

Serve a spread that has all the things you’d expect on a classic charcuterie board, but give it a seasonal flair to win the holiday.

Both large and small boards can be used for this classic spread, but keep in mind that larger boards create an impact with more room for variety.

Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board

Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board

This delectable assortment includes all the classics you’d expect on a party board but also includes fall seasonal favorites in eye-catching autumn colors.

Photo by: Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

1. Start With a Cheeseball

Begin filling your board with larger items, such as this easy-to-make pumpkin-shaped cheeseball with leaf-shaped tortilla chips.

Photo by: Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

2. Create Anchor Points

Continue to add other larger items, such as wheels of brie, cranberry cheddar and bowls of mixed nuts for seasonal flavor. These will be the anchor points for the rest of your ingredients.

Photo by: Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

3. Add a Swirl of Crackers

Tile crackers around the natural curve of the cheeses for easy styling.

Photo by: Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

4. Stand Up the Cold Cuts

Fold salami rounds into quarters, then arrange them neatly beside the cheeses forming a ruffled pattern next to the crackers.

5. Fill the Blank Spaces

Fill in gaps around the cheeses using dried fruits, pretzels and nuts.

Photo by: Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

6. Include Some Sweets

Add some sweetness to the board with seasonal pumpkin-spice pretzels and mini pecan tarts.

Photo by: Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

7. Add Finishing Touches

Embellish the board with fresh items in the form of crudites, apple slices, herbs, and food-safe flowers for decoration.

This delectable assortment includes all the classics you’d expect on a party board but also includes fall seasonal favorites in eye-catching autumn colors.

Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board

This delectable assortment includes all the classics you’d expect on a party board but also includes fall seasonal favorites in eye-catching autumn colors.

Photo by: Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

Heather Baird SprinkleBakes.com

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