Thanksgiving charcuterie board with meat, cheese, crackers, orange segments, and candied nuts.

Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board Recipe

  • Author: Christine Pittman
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x
  • Category: Appetizer
  • Method: No-Cook
  • Cuisine: American


This simple charcuterie board with a focus on fall colors is perfect for Thanksgiving and fall get-togethers.
This recipe is designed for a 10-inch platter or serving board. For larger platters or serving boards, the recipe can be easily doubled, tripled, or quadrupled.


  • 2 Tbsp. grainy mustard
  • 2 Tbsp. honey
  • 8 thin slices yellow Cheddar
  • 8 thin slices Colby Jack
  • 8 thin slices Genoa salami or pepperoni
  • 8 thin slices prosciutto or other cured meat
  • 20 assorted seed crackers
  • 2 fresh mandarin oranges, peeled, sectioned
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup candied pecans
  • Edible leaves


  1. In a small bowl stir together mustard and honey. Transfer to a small Ramekin.
  2. Place Ramekin near the corner or edge of charcuterie board or platter.
  3. Arrange crackers around edge of board or platter on either side of mustard.
  4. Add cheese around edge of board opposite of mustard.
  5. Add meats and orange segments in middle of board or platter.
  6. Fill in spaces with nuts and dried cranberries
  7. Top with edible leaves.