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Fruit and Cheese Platter

Create a stunning fruit and cheese platter to serve at your next party! Perfect to serve anytime of the year and easy to make.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time0 mins
10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 8 Guests
Calories: 595kcal
Author: Eden
Cost: $30

Equipment

  • 1 large platter

Ingredients

Choose a Variety of Cheese

  • 4 ounces goat cheese or any soft cheese
  • 8 ounces brie cheese or any similar creamy cheese
  • 8 ounces aged cheddar or any aged cheese

Choose a Variety of Fruit

  • 1 lb grapes red or green grapes
  • 3 kiwi sliced
  • 1 large orange sliced
  • 4 ounces blueberries
  • 4 ounces blackberries
  • 4 ounces raspberries
  • 4 ounces strawberries slice the tops off
  • 1 pear sliced

Nuts, Dried Fruit + Honey

  • 4 ounces candied walnuts or candied pecans
  • 4 tbsp honey with honeycomb if possible
  • 3 ounces dried fruit strawberries, orange slices, etc.

Bread and Crackers

  • 6 ounces crackers or crusty bread

Instructions

  • Choose 3-4 different types of cheese. Cut them into different shapes if needed. We like cubes, triangles, slices, etc. 
  • Wash, slice, and chop any fruit you’ll be adding to the platter.
  • Add honey, dips, and sauces into small bowls.
  • Add the different cheeses to the platter. Put the cheese in different corners of the platter. Add a cheese knife to each selection and a cheese sign so your flavors don’t get mixed. 
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  • Add in the larger fruit items like grapes first.
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  • Then, fill in the empty spaces with your small fruits, nuts, and other things. Finish off your fruit and cheese platter with some garnish, like fresh herbs and edible flowers.
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  • Add the crackers on the platter or on a separate plate near.

Notes

This is a guide to making a fruit and cheese platter. You can pick any cheese and fruit you want to include on your platter. 
We recommend using seasonal fruit when possible.
We also recommend that you pick 3 different types of cheeses that vary in texture.
 

Nutrition

Calories: 595kcal | Carbohydrates: 63g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 672mg | Potassium: 492mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 768IU | Vitamin C: 57mg | Calcium: 371mg | Iron: 3mg