Here’s How to Make a Fruit Charcuterie Board for Summer Snacking

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Use all of your favorite fruits. The more colors you have, the more beautiful your fruit charcuterie board is bound to be!

Summer is in full swing, and we’re absolutely drinking in all that lovely sunlight! But whether we’re out poolside with our favorite floaties and drinks in tow or just hanging out with the gal pals in the kitchen, it’s always a good time for some grub. And what’s better in the summer than tons and tons of refreshing fruit?

It’s no secret we’re total suckers for food boards—we’re just here to add another option to the list. We’ll show you how to make a fruit charcuterie board that’s so delicious, all your friends will be asking you for the deets!

How to Make a Fruit Charcuterie Board

If you’ve followed us on our many journeys through Charcuterie Board Land, you probably already know the general gist. Take your favorite food items, make ’em extra cute and display them in a way that will make your guests go, “Wow!

For your fruit charcuterie board, focus on lots of different types of fruit like melons, berries and citrus fruits. Get inspired by this board by TikTok user @kayeatsscharcuterie:

@kayeatsscharcuterie

this is your sign to ditch the store-bought fruit platters ✨ #fruit #fruitboard #foodart #tiktokfoodies #fyp

♬ Lost Cause – Billie Eilish

She starts off with an adorable serving tray to make sure all the food stays in place. Then she cuts up watermelon, pineapple and mango while sprinkling in lots of sliced kiwis, strawberries, melon balls and stars, and lots of grapes. She even incorporates chocolate fondue and a cream cheese fruit dip for extra sweetness. The finishing touch: a mint and floral garnish!

@dmc.studiofl

Fruit board of your dreams #fruitboard #graze #cheeseboard #feuits #food #grazingboard ##tiktok

♬ Levitating (feat. DaBaby) – Dua Lipa

Don’t be afraid to get creative! Take a cue from TikTok user @dmc.studiofl who cut up a dragon fruit and used it as a bowl for blackberries and blueberries—so genius! And by alternating the slices of grapefruit and orange, she created a stunning center display.

There’s More Where That Came From

If you’re looking to have the best bonfire night of all time, you need this s’mores board. There’s also a hot dog board for that smokin’-hot cookout later this month! Don’t limit yourself to just boards—make a fruit “jarcuterie” for your friends and family instead! Don’t think we forgot about that special barkcuterie board for your pup, either. Happy snacking!

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Having always wanted a career in writing, Melany couldn't have found a better place than Taste of Home to begin. When she's not scribbling in her notebook or working at her computer, she can be found experimenting with new recipes or relaxing with a book and her cats.