Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and this feels like the perfect time to share some Valentine’s Day inspired Charcuterie Board ideas! These fun boards are something we do regularly in our family, especially around the holidays. We enjoy making them themed, and fun.. and I hope this little guide will help you create that fun as well! Below you will find ideas for what to put on your charcuterie board. ENJOY!
Use a heart-shaped cookie cutter to cut some cheeses into heart shapes. Include a variety of cheeses like brie, cheddar, and gouda.
Strawberries and Chocolate:
Dip strawberries in melted chocolate and place them on the board. You can also include chocolate-covered nuts or pretzels.
Cut bell peppers, cucumbers, or other crunchy vegetables into heart shapes. Arrange them alongside some delicious dip.
Red and Pink Berries:
Include a selection of red and pink berries like raspberries, strawberries, and pomegranate seeds.
Heart-Shaped Salami or Prosciutto:
Fold slices of salami or prosciutto into heart shapes. These can be a savory addition to balance the sweetness on the board.
Heart-Cut Bread or Crackers:
Use heart-shaped crackers or cut regular crackers and bread into heart shapes. Arrange them around the board for a nice texture.
Red and Pink Sweets:
Add some Valentine-themed sweets like red candies, pink marshmallows, or heart-shaped cookies.
Dips and Spreads:
Include a variety of dips and spreads. A red pepper hummus or a creamy beet dip can add both color and flavor.
Cheese and Chocolate Fondue:
Place a small fondue pot with melted cheese or chocolate in the center of the board. Provide skewers for dipping.
Include a mix of nuts like almonds, pecans, and cashews. You can also add some candied nuts for sweetness.
Garnish your board with fresh herbs like rosemary or basil. They add a fragrant and elegant touch.
You can mix and match sweet and savory, or simply do a dessert board. The choices are absolutely endless! HAVE FUN!