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Snowman Snack Board

  • Author: Maegan - The BakerMama
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 10+
  • Category: Appetizer

Description

Make your snack board extra special this winter with this Snowman Snack Board that has a snowman made out of cheese in the center surrounded by a scrumptious selection of festive colored snacks that everyone is sure to enjoy!


Ingredients

  • 4-inch round brie cheese
  • 3-inch round Danish Camembert cheese
  • 2-inch round Chèvre spreadable goat cheese
  • Ritz snowflake crackers (1 for the snowman’s hat and several more spread out on the board)
  • Beet Crackers from Trader Joe’s (8 for the snowman’s hat and the rest spread out on the board)
  • pomegranate seeds (9 for the snowman’s eyes, mouth, buttons and then a bowlful on the board)
  • 1 baby carrot (for snowman’s nose)
  • 4 salami sticks (for the snowman’s scarf and arms)
  • raspberries
  • red grapes
  • salami slices
  • pepperoni slices
  • red apple slices
  • dried cranberries
  • sun-dried tomatoes
  • pepper jelly
  • green apple slices
  • snap peas
  • green olives
  • green pear slices
  • dried salted edamame
  • green grapes
  • cornichons/mini pickles
  • Gouda cheese, cracker-cut slices
  • coconut cashews
  • macadamia nuts
  • star-shaped cheese slices (I used Horizon pre-cut, but you could cut your own with a mini star cookie cutter)
  • honey

Instructions

  1. I used a 20-inch round wood board to create this snack board that will feed at least 10 people.
  2. I used a 4-inch round brie, a 3-inch round Danish Camembert and a 2-inch round Chèvre spreadable goat cheese to create the snowman shape in the center of the board.
  3. For the snowman’s hat, I used a Ritz snowflake cracker with 8 red beet crackers from Trader Joe’s stacked on top of it. I waited to decorate the rest of the snowman until after I had arranged all of the snacks around it.
  4. Arrange the red, green and light colored snacks around the snowman so the colors are spread aesthetically across the board,
  5. Red foods: raspberries, red grapes, salami, pepperoni, red apple slices, dried cranberries, sun-dried tomatoes, pomegranate seeds, beet crackers and some pepper jelly in a little white serving bowl.
  6. Green foods: green apple slices, snap peas, green olives, green pear slices, dried salted edamame, green grapes and cornichons.
  7. Light colored foods: Ritz snowflake crackers, cracker cut Gouda cheese slices, coconut cashews, macadamia nuts, Horizon star shaped cheese slices and some honey in a little white serving bowl.
  8. For the eyes, mouth and buttons on the snowman, I used pomegranate seeds and for the nose, I used a baby carrot.
  9. For the scarf around the snowman’s “neck”, I twisted two salami sticks together and laid it over the space where the top two round cheeses connect, pressing the ends behind the snowman’s “neck”. I also used two salami sticks for the arms and pressed them into the sides of the 3-inch round cheese in the center, letting them stick out and kind of up to look like arms.
  10. Of course, like all of my snack boards, feel free to use whatever snacks you have on hand or that you and your loved ones will enjoy most.

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