Holiday Cheese Board

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  • 15 min prep
  • 30 min total
  • Makes 15 servings.


Holiday Cheese Board Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 cup seedless green and/or red grapes
  • 1/4 cup superfine sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries
  • 5 oz. pepper Jack cheese, cut into cubes
  • 4 oz. cheddar cheese, sliced
  • 3 oz. nut-covered white cheddar cheese log, sliced
  • 1/4 cup pitted dates
  • 1/4 cup dried apricots
  • 2 oz. Swiss cheese, cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup almonds
  • 1 oz. Colby Jack cheese, cut into 3 wedges
  • 8 to 10 fresh rosemary sprigs (4 inch)
  • 1/2 stalk celery
  •  Assorted NABISCO Crackers such as: RITZ Crackers, TRISCUIT Crackers and WHEAT THINS Snacks

Instructions

  • Rinse  grapes with cold water; drain but let some water remain on the grapes.
  • Roll  grapes in 2 Tbsp. sugar until evenly coated on all sides. Place in single layer on wire rack. Let stand 15 min. or until dried. Repeat with cranberries and remaining sugar.
  • Place  sugared fruit along with all remaining ingredients except colby Jack cheese, rosemary, celery and crackers in rows on large cheese board or platter to resemble a Christmas tree as shown in photo, starting first row of ingredients a few inches from bottom of board.
  • Arrange  colby Jack cheese wedges at top of tree to resemble a star. Insert rosemary sprigs between rows, then place celery stalk at bottom of tree for the trunk.
  • Serve  with crackers

Recipe Tips

SubstitutePrepare using your favorite varieties of cheese, planning on purchasing 1 oz. cheese for each serving.

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Nutrition Information

Makes 15 servings.

Nutrition per serving:

    • Calories 275 
    • Total fat 15 g
    • Saturated fat 6 g
    • Cholesterol 30 mg
    • Sodium 340 mg
    • Carbohydrate 28 g
    • Dietary fiber 3 g
    • Total sugars 11 g
    •     Includes added sugars n/a
    • Protein 8 g
    • Vitamin A 6 %DV
    • Vitamin C 0 %DV
    • Vitamin D n/a
    • Calcium 20 %DV
    • Iron 8 %DV
    • Potassium n/a
    • n/a indicates that data is not available

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