31 Spooky Halloween Charcuterie Boards

31 Spooky Halloween Charcuterie Boards

Do you want to make killer Halloween charcuterie boards this year? Then you’re going to want to follow this simple and spooky step by step guide!

If you’ve never created a charcuterie (CHAR-KOOT-UH-REE) board, they can seem a little intimidating. So many different types of foods carefully prepared and placed elegantly on a board that make a bold and delicious statement!

Halloween is no exception!

What type of Halloween charcuterie boards should you create?

  • Sugary treats. Play on everyone’s nostalgic love for trick or treating with a board dedicated to candy, cookies, & all things sugar. Adult & kid approved.
  • Snack attack. Need to cater to everyone? A snack style board is great for casual get togethers. Mix fruits, nuts, chips, cheeses, meats, pretzels, popcorns, chocolate, and sugary treats, to have a little bit of everything for everyone.
  • Elegant and rustic. Want a slightly gothic Halloween charcuterie board? Go all out with crumbly blue cheeses, baked brie coffins, figs, honeycombs, blackberries, dried fruits, & blood oranges.

How do you make your Halloween charcuterie boards special?

  • Use an unexpected board. A pumpkin shaped tray or vintage silver platters elevates a traditional wood or marble board.
  • Add Halloween decor. Plastic spiders, skeletons hands, and nibbling rats really make these Halloween nibble boards exceptional.
  • Cut out shapes. Take it to the next level by cutting out ghosts or bats from thin slices of cheese or meat.

How to make the perfect Halloween charcuterie board.

  1. Choose your platter. The bigger the platter, the more food you’ll need.
  2. Find balance in the foods you choose for your board. One salty to one sweet. One savory to one light & airy.
  3. Two options for each food item is ideal. Two different types of cheeses, two different dips, two kinds of fruits.
  4. Balance your board with anchor items like dips in bowls, or cheese wheels on opposite sides of the board. Then fill around them with smaller snacks.
  5. Add some unexpected flare to wow guests. A sprig of rosemary, mini pumpkins, plastic spiders, & gravestones are just a few ideas you can try.

Ready to get inspired to create your own Halloween charcuterie boards this year? Keep scrolling to see the best 31 ideas!

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01 | SUGAR COOKIES

02 | BLACKBERRY DELIGHT

03 | A RATS FEAST

04 | CHEESE COFFIN

05 | SUGAR SKULL

06 | PINK PLATTER

07 | RUSTIC BITES

08 | REST IN PIECES

09 | LAFFY TAFFY ATTACK

10 | SCARY SURPRISES

11 | CANDY CORN

12 | RIP

13 | MONSTER MASH

14 | CREEPY CRAWLERS

15 | TRICK-OR-TREAT

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16 | STEPPING STONES

17 | AUTUMN HARVEST

18 | CARAMEL CORN

19 | CARNIVORES PLATTER

20 | SUGAR RUSH

21 | HEALTHY GHOSTS

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22 | PUMPKINS PLEASE

23 | FRANKENSTEINS’ SNACKS

24 | MINI MUMMIES

25 | A GOTHIC SPREAD

26 | TOXIC WASTE

27 | CATACOMBS

28 | JACK-O-LANTERN

29 | BLOODY ARTICHOKE HEARTS

30 | A TASTE OF FALL

31 | MONSTER MUNCH

Happy Halloween & Happy Decluttering!

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