Holiday Cheese Board

This vegetarian charcuterie board is a perfect party appetizer. Cheese, nuts and dried fruit are decorated with sugared fresh fruit for an elegant presentation.

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Ingredient list

  • 1 cup seedless green and/or red grape s
  • ¼ cup superfine sugar, divided
  • ½ 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
  • ¼ cup pitted dates
  • ¼ cup dried apricots
  • 2 oz. Swiss cheese, cut into cubes
  • ¼ cup almonds
  • 1 oz. Colby Jack cheese, cut into 3 wedges
  • 8 to 10 fresh rosemary  sprigs (4 inch)
  • ½ stalk celery
  • Assorted NABISCO Crackers such as: RITZ Crackers, TRISCUIT Crackers and WHEAT THINS Snacks

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Recipe Tips

1

Rinse grapes with cold water; drain but let some water remain on the grapes.

2

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.

3

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.

4

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.

5

Serve with crackers