No matter what time of year it is, there’s always something to enjoy about a delicious charcuterie board. But when the temperatures start to drop, there’s nothing quite like a hot chocolate charcuterie board to warm you up from the inside out!
So if you’re looking for some winter-themed charcuterie board ideas, look no further – we’ve got you covered!
How to Build a Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board
Think of this list as just the basics to get your charcuterie board started. The possibilities are truly endless, so feel free to add anything that sounds good to you!
Here’s what you’ll need for your hot chocolate charcuterie board:
- Hot Chocolate Mix
- Large Marshmallows
- Mini Marshmallows
- Milk Chocolate Chips
- Chocolate Drops
- Chocolate covered pretzels
- White Chocolate Pretzel Sticks
- Peppermint Meringues
- Cinnamon Sticks
Now that you have your ingredients, let’s get you inspired!
Hot Chocolate Charcuterie Board Roundup
Hot chocolate is one of the most comforting drinks out there. It’s warm, creamy, and chocolatey- what more could you want? And this cocoa spread has it all! Start with a selection of your favorite cocoas (whether it’s milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, or all the above). Then, add in some fun toppings like marshmallows, ginger snaps, chocolate bars, etc. For an extra special touch, pair your board with some homemade cookies or decadent truffles. Whether you’re enjoying it alone or sharing it with friends, this board is sure to be a hit!
Hot Chocolate Board
Hot chocolate is a winter staple for many people, and there are endless ways to dress it up! This board includes all of the traditional charcuterie items like “meats”, “cheeses”, and “crackers”… but with a hot chocolate twist. Instead of regular crackers, there are marshmallows; instead of meats, there are candies; and instead of cheese, there is a cocoa spread. This hot chocolate charcuterie board is the perfect way to enjoy all of your favorite winter flavors in one place. Plus, it makes for a festive and fun holiday party treat.
Hot Cocoa Bomb Charcuterie Board
We all know that hot chocolate is one of the most popular winter beverages, and there are endless ways to enjoy it. This board includes all of the fixings for a delicious cup of hot chocolate, including various types of chocolate, marshmallows, and other toppings. This board is so cute, and serves as the perfect way to entertain guests or enjoy a cozy night in with family. It’s also a great way to experiment with different flavor combinations!
Peppermint Cocoa Board
Peppermint and cocoa go together like peanut butter and jelly (or like me and wine)! This fun and festive board features all the fixings for the perfect cup of cocoa, including peppermint sticks, snowman marshmallows, chocolate chips, and more. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a cozy night in with the family. Best of all, it’s easy to customize for everyone’s taste!
Pretty in Peppermint
There’s nothing quite like curling up with a mug of steaming cocoa on a cold night. But why settle for plain old hot chocolate when you can make this hot chocolate charcuterie board? This festive board features all the fixings for a delicious cup of hot cocoa! I think this hot chocolate board could make a perfect Christmas night treat for you and the kids too.
Hot Chocolate Toppings Galore
This board is loaded with the best part of a hot chocolate beverage: the toppings! With all of the peppermint, marshmallows, candies, chocolate chips and more, this board is absolutely delicious. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a warm cup of cocoa with family and friends. The best part of all, is it’s easy to customize to your own taste. So whether you like your hot chocolate with a little bit of mint or a lot, this board has something for everyone.
Caramel Cocoa Board
Looking for a fun way to spruce up your hot chocolate game? Then this caramel cocoa board will do it! This delightful spread features a true classic pairing of all things chocolate and caramel. I love this board because the shopping for it is super easy, and it’s so fun to see your guests face light up when they see it. No matter how you do it, this hot chocolate charcuterie board is sure to be a hit!
Boozy Hot Chocolate Board
Looking for a fun way to spruce up the hot chocolate game? Then this boozy hot chocolate board is for you! This delightful spread features all of the fixings for a festive and boozy hot chocolate, including chocolate chips, marshmallows, whipped cream, and of course, a generous helping of your favorite alcohol. Simply put everything out on the board and let your guests customize their hot chocolate to their own taste. And if you want to really impress your friends, throw in some extra toppings like cinnamon sticks or candy canes.
Instructions & inspiration here
You could also opt-out of a board for these, and put them in a charcuterie box instead! You can find my Easy Individual Charcuterie Box DIY here.
Common Charcuterie Board Questions
How to make a hot chocolate charcuterie board?
A hot chocolate charcuterie board is all about adding your favorite hot cocoa flavors and toppings! If you’re stuck on how to start putting it all together, check out How to Craft the Perfect, Simple Charcuterie Board DIY !
What to put on a hot chocolate charcuterie board?
Hot chocolate boards are super easy, since you have a main ingredient to work around. You could add things like peppermint, marshmallows, chocolate chips, or maybe even get a little boozy with it! The choice is up to you. Just remember to have fun with it!
If you make a hot chocolate inspired charcuterie board, be sure to take a picture on Instagram and tag me @winewithpaige!