Christmas Cheese platter

Posted by Marlenne Maduro on

Christmas Cheese platter


An easy and delicious cheese plate appetizer is perfect for a party, holiday entertaining, and any get-together. With this recipe we’ll show you how to make an amazing cheese plate every time.


Now… Let’s talk about CHEESE!!! A cheese plate appetizer is an essential dish at 99% of my gatherings, holiday or otherwise. Also, this recipe contains meat ( charcuterie ), crackers, some olives and fruits to make it special.

Cheese plates can look very proper and fancy, but I’m going to let you in on a secret: It is SO EASY to build a fancy cheese plate – you just need to follow this basic order of operations.

  • Yield: 4
  • Cuisine: American
  • Course: Appetizer
  • Recipe: @redbeyondfood
  • Photo Credit: @OrangeMedia


  • Cheese: Baby Edam, Old Amsterdam, jalapeno cheddar, Jonge Kass, White cheddar.
  • Meat: Genoa salami, Prosciutto, Golden brown Turkey.
  • Salty Crackers
  • Olives
  • Nuts
  • Any Sauce
  • Grapes
  • Big Board
  • Bread



  • Start with big items. Place the bowl for sauce and cheese all around the board.
  • Then the meat, start placing the meat around the board and next to the cheese. You can fold the charcuterie with different forms like small cones.
  • Add the crackers and bread. With this items, you start completing the holes in the board.
  • Finally add the grapes and nuts for that final touch.