How to Make a Christmas Charcuterie Wreath

This holiday decoration is festive—and snackable, too!

People are making gorgeous charcuterie wreaths for holiday snacking right now. You know what that means? Your holiday decor just got much tastier.

Perfect for a weekend game night, cozying up next to a fire or as the opening act to a special dinner, these fancy grazing plates add festive flair to an evening at home. And they’re easier than you might think to put together.

Don’t forget to keep this Christmas cheese board guide handy.

How to Make a Charcuterie Wreath

You can’t hang this particular wreath on your door. However, you can dress it up however you like. To get started, you’ll need a cutting board or platter to arrange your “wreath” on, and some small plates for serving if you’d like to gather up several bites at a time. (Cocktail napkins will also do the trick.) Plus, all the fixin’s, of course!

Some delicious go-tos include meats, cheeses (sliced or cubed), olives, roasted nuts, creamy spreads, crackers, veggies and herbs (for the leafy part). You can even include some sweet bites like dried fruits, chocolate-covered nuts or one-bite Christmas cookies.

Simply arrange everything in a circle, then serve it up!

Homemade Crackers to Pair with Charcuterie
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The Best Charcuterie Wreath Ideas

Just looking at how others have put together their own wreath charcuterie boards is sure to not only make your mouth water, but also provide some delicious inspiration. Check out some of Instagram’s best below.

We especially love the whimsy of the evergreen tree-shaped Brie we see, the pomegranate seeds for a burst of red and sprigs of rosemary for a green wreath-y look. Keep scrolling to find your favorite elements!

Ready to create your own wreath? Whether you go for the all-savory version or incorporate some sweet bites, the possibilities are endless…and oh-so-tasty. So, create the charcuterie board of your holiday dreams that you can’t wait to devour!

Next: You have to see the charcuterie chalets people are making this year.

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Mackenzie Schieck
Mackenzie Schieck is a Seattle-based writer and photographer focused on food and lifestyle editorial, as well as digital marketing. Her work has appeared on sites like Allrecipes.com, Apartment Therapy, FeedFeed and more. She is always in search of the perfect macaron or working on a new marshmallow recipe.