15 Of The Best Dessert Charcuterie Board Ideas

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These easy Dessert Charcuterie Board Ideas are irresistibly creative and totally delicious. Whether it’s for a party or a cozy night in, each of these boards takes serving snacks to a whole new level.

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Simple Dessert Charcuterie Board Ideas

Most traditional charcuterie boards are made with cured meats and cheese. Not these! These boards are filled with all your favorite, yummy sweets and tasty treats. Everything from candies, cookies, cupcakes, and decadent frostings, you’ll find the perfect board to add to your dessert lineup.

Snack boards are an easy way to have a little fun with the way you serve snacks. Plus, they’re perfect for any occasion. Feel free to customize them to make them as fancy or as simple as you want. Whether you’re hosting a party or just having a movie night at home, these creative ideas will add extra sweetness to your spread.

Why We Love Dessert Charcuterie Boards

  • Quick and easy: All of these ideas are quick and easy to put together. Most of them are made using simple ingredients you can just pick up from the grocery store.
  • Versatile: You can easily customize what you add to your board. Include mini cupcakes, chocolate truffles, chocolate bars, or any of your favorite treats. You can make them as fancy or as simple as you want.
  • Beautiful presentation: They are designed to not only be tasty but to also look gorgeous with beautifully colored snacks. This makes them perfect for snacking, a birthday dessert or for other special occasions. 
  • Board: To make a dessert charcuterie board, you can use a large wooden board like a wooden cutting board. Alternately, you can use a large serving platter or tray.
  • Utensils: Small spoons, dessert forks or toothpicks will help guests pick up items from the board.
  • Cookie cutters: If you have fresh fruits on your grazing board, you can use a small cookie cutter to make the slices into fun shapes.
  • Small bowl or bowls: Little white ramekins are perfect for holding dessert dips, chocolate chips or other small items.
  • Small plates: Have a stack or two of small plates close by so your guests can easily serve themselves.  
S’mores Charcuterie Dessert Board
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Take traditional s'mores to a whole new level with this decadent S'mores Board. With a rich melted chocolate and marshmallow dip surrounded by delicious dippers, this is sure to become your new favorite party dessert!
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Unicorn Charcuterie Board
Unicorn Dip Charcutrie Board for recipe card
This easy Unicorn Dessert Board is a colorful and fun way to serve party food. The variety of pretty colors makes it ideal for a unicorn birthday party, a princess party, or even a baby shower!
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Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board
Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board recipe card 1
This Hot Chocolate Board will be a huge hit at your next party! Tasty hot cocoa mix is surrounded by chocolate covered pretzels, candy canes, and a variety of other toppings for a board so decadent, it may as well be a dessert!
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Chocolate Fondue Board
A plate with strawberries, pretzels, chocolate and marshmallows.
With a few easy steps, you can make a dessert board filled with Chocolate Fondue and delicious dippables. It’s perfect for date night, or an easy dessert for any sweet tooth.
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Caramel Sauce Charcuterie Board
Caramel Sauce Charcuterie Board
This fun dessert board is perfect for your next get together! Filled with chocolate dip caramel sauce, popcorn, and fresh fruit, it is awesome for a group date night or a holiday party.
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Movie Night Snacks Board
Movie Night Snacks Board
Enjoy a fun movie night with this easy to make snack board. Put together with chocolate and white chocolate pretzels, popcorn, and other favorite candies that everyone will enjoy.
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Ice Cream Sundae Board
Ice Cream Sundae Board
Move over traditional charcuterie meat and cheese board! This customizable Ice Cream Sundae Board is perfect for a special night at home or get together!
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Cookie and Chocolate Dessert Board
Cookie and Chocolate Dessert Board
Take the stress out of entertaining for holiday parties with a fun Cookie and Chocolate Dessert snack board. It’s great to make for a party, movie night or just for a fun way to serve tasty snacks.
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Caramel Apple S’mores Dessert Board
Caramel Apple S’mores Dessert Board
This Caramel Apple S’mores Dessert Platter filled with two favorite treats with a fun twist. It’s the easiest dessert, with no cooking required, for your next backyard bonfire!
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Frosting Board Ideas

Butterbeer Frosting Board
Harry Potter Butter Beer Frosting Board Recipe Card
This Butterbeer Frosting Board is the perfect dessert for your Harry Potter birthday party, movie night or even book club!
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Buttercream Dessert Board (Better Than Chocolate & Flowers)
Buttercream Dessert Board (Better Than Chocolate & Flowers)
This gorgeous dessert board is a beautiful way to display an array of treats. It’s perfect for any occasion, whether you’re hosting a birthday party, baby shower, or holiday get-together.
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Snowman Frosting Board
A snowman shaped cookie and crackers.
Serve up a sweet holiday treat that is perfect for dipping with this delicious snowman frosting board. Made with butter cream or cream cheese frosting, it’s a festive party board that’s awesome for the holidays.
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Sweet Holiday Dessert Board Ideas

Valentines Charcuterie Board
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This easy Valentine’s Day Board is an entire board filled with sweet, juicy strawberries, colorful candy and cookies for a fun and festive board that everyone will love!
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Halloween Snack Board
Halloween snack board square
This Halloween Treat Board is a fun and festive mix of wickedly good treats and Halloween candy. It's the perfect themed dessert for your next Halloween party.
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Easter Candy Charcuterie Board
Easter Candy Charcuterie Board
For an alternative to Easter baskets this year, we are loving holiday boards! This board is the perfect solution, filled with all your favorite Easter candy.
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Christmas Charcuterie Board
A tray of chocolates and candies on a table.
This Christmas board is one filled with fun treats, perfect for a Christmas dessert. Bring the festive with Christmas trees, candy canes, reindeer, gingerbread men, snowmen, and Santa Claus sweet candy and dessert treats!
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New Year’s Eve Dessert Board
A tray of chocolates and a cake with a number on it.
This New Year’s Eve board is a great dessert or sweet treat for a NYE party. You could even serve it as a fun appetizer. It’s a simple yet elegant dessert full of chocolate and sweet snacks.
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Tips For Making an Epic Dessert Charcuterie Board

  • Prep in advance: If you want to make your board ahead of time, you may want to separate the types of items and assemble it right before serving. This ensures everything stays fresh. Unwrap candies or other small items that are time consuming and store them in a plastic bag, ready to go. You can go ahead and add wet snacks like melted chocolate, dessert dips or sauces covered to small bowls and cover with plastic wrap.
  • Fill it up: One of the things that make these snack boards so attractive is they are filled from edge to edge. Keep adding items on the board until the board is full. You can use small items like candy or nuts to fill in empty spaces.
  • Add pops of color: When you build a dessert charcuterie board, consider adding different colors. Colorful cookies, candies, or cupcakes are an easy way to give it fun colors. Mix up any chocolate to include milk, white and dark chocolate. You can pop in a large strawberry or a group of fresh raspberries in a couple of places for added color.
  • Mix up the flavors: If you love dessert with a sweet and salty combo, you may want to add salty snacks like chips, nuts or pretzels for a contrast in flavor.

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Course Appetizer / Party Food, Desserts & Sweets
Cuisine American
These easy Dessert Charcuterie Board Ideas are irresistibly creative and totally delicious, taking traditional charcuterie boards to a whole new level!

Ingredients
 

  • S’mores Charcuterie Dessert Board
  • Unicorn Charcuterie Board
  • Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board
  • Chocolate Fondue Board
  • Dessert Charcuterie Board
  • Movie Night Snacks Board
  • Ice Cream Sundae Charcuterie Board
  • Cookie and Chocolate Dessert Charcuterie Board
  • How to Build a Caramel Apple S’mores Dessert Board
  • Butterbeer Frosting Board
  • Buttercream Dessert Board
  • Snowman Frosting Board
  • Valentines Charcuterie Board
  • Halloween Snack Board
  • Easter Candy Charcuterie Board
  • Christmas Charcuterie Board
  • New Year’s Eve Dessert Charcuterie Board

Instructions

  • Choose your favorite dessert board.
  • Gather up the ingredients and add them onto your board.
  • Assemble, serve and enjoy!
The nutrition information provided is an estimate and can vary based on cooking methods and ingredients used.

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