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winter citrus, salami, sliced cheese, and crackers on a wooden cutting board

Winter Meat and Cheese Board Step-by-Step

This epic winter-themed charcuterie and cheese board is a crowd-pleaser for any party or casual get-together.
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Author: Michelle Ferrand
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy, party food, winter
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Makes: 14 servings





  • 12 ounces crackers
  • 1 cup dried fruit
  • 1 cup jam
  • ½ cup olives
  • ½ cup pistachios
  • 2 ounces quince paste


  • Cut the gruyere into slices and place in the center of the serving board.
  • Place the cheeses on the board near the edges with the points placing out.
  • Add the jars of jams, olives, etc. and the quince paste, which should be placed near the edge of the board.
  • Place the fruit onto the board.
  • Add the crackers and the meat.
  • Fill in any gaps on the board with dried fruit, pistachios, etc. and serve!
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To make the whipped honey goat cheese:
You'll need: 4 ounces goat cheese (room temp), 2 tablespoons honey, 1 tablespoon heavy creatm, 1 teaspoon orange zest.
Instructions: Whisk all ingredients together until smooth.

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Calories: 478kcal | Carbohydrates: 38g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 26g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 1065mg | Potassium: 234mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 379IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 313mg | Iron: 2mg