Holiday Cheese Board Ideas for #SundayFunday

Welcome to #SundayFunday! Wendy from A Day In The Life on The Farm invited fellow bloggers to kick back, relax, and share something tasty and fun each weekend. "Sunday should be a Family Funday. Please join us in sharing recipes that will help you to enjoy your Sunday." If you're a blogger interested in joining us, just visit our Facebook group and request to join!

Today our #SundayFunday group is hosted by Culinary Adventures with Camilla; she said "Let's share recipes or tips for making holiday cheese boards. Think phyllo-wrapped baked cheeses, pickle relishes, homemade crackers, spiced nuts, and more. Anything you would put on a cheese board is fair game. Be as creative as you like!"

I am completely obsessed with baked brie - there's nothing quite like cutting into that buttery, flaky pastry and having ooey, gooey, cheese lava spread out. You need a good sized group to share a wheel of baked brie with though... unless you are really committed and are willing to make yourself sick... I probably know this from experience.

So, knowing I did not have a large group to share decadent baked brie with - I decided to play with ideas for a cheese trays instead. I tend to think there's not really a wrong way to make a cheese tray - I typically include a few basics, but mix and match depending on what I have available or what I'm in the mood for. Leading up to today's event I tried some homemade crackers, and a wonderful cranberry infused cream cheese dip (recipe links below), and this tray was well received (aka devoured) at our small get together over Thanksgiving. 

I hope you have a wonderful Holiday - if you need ideas for a cheese tray you'll find tons of delicious ideas below!  

Come get some delicious ideas for your Holiday Cheese Boards with all of our shared recipes today:
My daughter had to get involved when I was taking pictures - mostly she wanted to steal all of the grapes! :)

Holiday Cheese Board Ideas
Cheese Wedge: Dill Fontina
Sliced Cheese: Irish Cheddar
Crackers: Gouda Triscuits, Homemade Wheat Thins
Fruit: Grapes
Nuts: Roasted and Salted Cashews
Meat: Calabrese Salami

  1. Using a platter or wood board (I used this one), arrange a couple types of cheese and provide a cheese knife or two. Mix in a couple types of crackers and a spread or two. Mix in some fresh fruit (figs, grapes, strawberries, etc.), and a handful of mixed nuts. 
  2. A meat or two that goes with the meat and cheese is always a great addition - salami, pepperoni, ham, turkey, etc. 
  3. Mix and match with these basic components based on a particular theme, or flavor profile you enjoy. 


  1. I feel ya on the baked Brie. It's the best but so rich! Your homemade wheat thins look perfect!

  2. Loving the homemade crackers. Cheese boards are so wonderfully versatile. Great tips.

  3. Thanks for joining in the Sunday Funday cheese board party, Rebekah. Your board looks tasty.

  4. A fantastic cheese board it is, love it!


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