Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board

Christmas tree charcuterie board on a wooden board.

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The most festive appetizer at any holiday party, this Christmas Tree Charcuterie Board couldn't be cuter. With a red and green color scheme, this 20 minute appetizer is perfect to serve at the holidays. Add your favorite meats and cheeses, and you'll impress every guest with this fun Christmas cheese board.



  • Cheddar cheese- cubed
  • Havarti cheese- cubed


  • Hard salami
  • Soppressata


  • Sugared cranberries
  • Green olives


  • Crackers
  • Pretzel sticks


  • Fresh rosemary sprigs
  • Fresh thyme sprigs




  1. Start with the pretzel sticks and make a "stump"
  2. Next, add a layer of the salami
  3. Working upwards, make each level a little smaller than the previous one in order to form a triangle shape
  4. Once you get to the top, use a cookie cutter to cut a star out of cheese and garnish with fresh rosemary and thyme sprigs
  5. Serve immediately and enjoy


  • Start at the bottom of the "tree" and build upwards
  • Use cookie cutters to cut the cheese into fun, festive shapes
  • Think about how many people you need to serve before you begin to make the cheese board
  • Prepare all ingredients beforehand, then build your tree right before serving
  • Stick to a color scheme to make it look coordinated
  • Store leftovers in individual an airtight containers in the fridge for up to 3 days