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Fruit and cheese platter ideas for the holidays

How To Make a Cheese Platter

Arlene Mobley - Flour On My Face
How to make a cheese platter to serve your holiday guests an easy appetizer.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Servings
Calories 368 kcal


  • Wooden Cheese Board
  • Cheese Knives
  • Small Wooden Bowl


  • 10 oz. Apple-wood Smoked Gouda Cheese (cut into slices.)
  • 8 oz. Sharp White Cheddar Cheese (cut into slices.)
  • 8 oz. Extra Sharp Cheddar Cheese (cut into slices)
  • 2 large Golden Delicious Apples (sliced. Golden Delicious apples do not brown as quickly once cut as most other apple varieties do.)
  • 2 large bunches of red or green grapes
  • ½ cup Homemade Dijon Mustard or other spicy mustard to spread on the cheese.
  • ½ cup Homemade Apricot Habanero Jelly or Hot Pepper Jelly to serve over a softened block of cream cheese.
  • 8 oz. Softened Cream Cheese to serve with the hot pepper jelly.
  • 1 box Carr's Cheese melts Cheese Crackers for a fun twist on crackers and cheese.
  • 1 box Ritz Crackers or Club Crackers
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  • Arrange a variety of sliced cheese and crackers on a cheese board.
  • Place a bowl of softened cream cheese and hot pepper jelly on one end of the cheese board.
  • Place a bowl of homemade Dijon Mustard or other spicy mustard on the other end of the cheese board.
  • Tuck bunches of grapes in between the cheese and crackers.
  • Add some fresh apple slices.
  • Place cheese knives on the cheese board.
  • Serves 10 -12


Serving: 1ServingCalories: 368kcalCarbohydrates: 17gProtein: 17gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 16gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 7gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 87mgSodium: 613mgPotassium: 159mgFiber: 1gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 794IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 468mgIron: 1mg
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