9 Thanksgiving Charcuterie Boards Your Guests Will Gobble Up

An Easy Thanksgiving Dessert Platter

If you’re looking for a fun, easy, and delicious way to ring in Thanksgiving, look no further than a charcuterie board! To help get you started, I’ve put together a roundup of some of my favorite Thanksgiving-themed charcuterie boards. From savory meats and cheeses to festive fruits and nuts, there’s something for everyone.

If the thought of creating a charcuterie board is a little intimidating, be sure to check out my post on How to Craft the Perfect, Simple Charcuterie Board DIY first. 

Let’s dive in!

Thanksgiving Charcuterie Board Roundup

Thanksgiving Cornucopia Charcuterie Board
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Thanksgiving Cornucopia Charcuterie Board

This Thanksgiving, impress your guests with a cornucopia-shaped board filled with an array of meats, cheeses, and snacks. For meat lovers, consider adding sliced turkey, ham, and salami. For the cheese connoisseurs, include a variety of different cheeses such as cheddar, brie, and goat cheese. And for the snackers, fill the cornucopia with an assortment of nuts, crackers, and fruits. No matter what you include on your board, it’s sure to be a hit with your guests!

Instructions & inspiration here

An Easy Thanksgiving Dessert Platter
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An Easy Thanksgiving Dessert Platter

What’s the best way to show your thanks this Thanksgiving? By giving thanks…for charcuterie! This year, ditch the traditional cheese and meat for a dessert platter. Loaded with all your favorite cookies, candies, and chocolates, this board is perfect for those with a sweet tooth. 

Instructions & inspiration here

Turkey Charcuterie Board
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Turkey Charcuterie Board

This board is an ode to the star of the Thanksgiving show: the turkey! This year, let’s mix things up and create a Thanksgiving charcuterie snack board SHAPED like a turkey. The best part about a charcuterie board is that there’s something for everyone. So whether you’re a fan of the traditional Thanksgiving feast or you’re looking for something new, this Thanksgiving charcuterie board is sure to please.

Instructions & inspiration here

Thanksgiving Cookie Board
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Thanksgiving Cookie Board

Forget about Thanksgiving dinner, the real star of the show is the Thanksgiving cookie board! Simply put together your favorite Thanksgiving cookies like gingersnaps, pumpkin spice, or even snickerdoodles! Be sure to take plenty of pictures before your guests devour this delicious creation.

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An Autumnal Charcuterie Board
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An Autumnal Charcuterie Board

Anyone who’s been to my house knows that I love a good charcuterie board. I mean, what’s not to love? It’s a veritable feast of meats, cheeses, fruits, and veggies all laid out on one big board. And it’s the perfect way to feed a crowd. Changing up the board for the seasons really takes things up a notch. This Autumn inspired board is an elegant treat you can bring to your Thanksgiving feast!

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Thanksgiving Inspired Charcuterie Board

This board is the perfect way to show off your culinary skills and impress your guests. Whether you’re a seasoned chef or just getting started in the kitchen, this board is a simple and elegant way to showcase your talents. 

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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.

Thanksgiving Dessert Board
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Thanksgiving Dessert Board

Move over, Thanksgiving turkey! This year, it’s all about the charcuterie boards. That’s right, a mouthwatering array of thanksgiving-themed desserts, all beautifully arranged on a platter. The best part? There’s something for everyone, so you can please even the pickiest of eaters. 

Instructions & inspiration here

Thankgiving Turkey Charcuterie Board
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Thanksgiving Turkey Snack Board

This epic board is overflowing with perfect bite-sized snacks, all in the form of an adorable little turkey. And it’s not just for Looks Good Instagrammers – this board is guaranteed to satisfy even the heartiest of appetites. So go ahead and give thanks for all the wonderful things in your life – and enjoy every delicious bite of this board!

Instructions & inspiration here

Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Board
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Budget Friendly Thanksgiving Board

Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and feasting. But if you’re on a budget, or have a smaller crowd, one way to cut down on expenses is to serve a charcuterie board instead of a huge traditional Thanksgiving meal. Not only is it cheaper to put together, but it’s also more fun and festive! Plus, there’s no need to worry about cooking the perfect turkey when you can simply order some delicious meats and cheeses from your local deli. So why not save yourself some money this Thanksgiving by serving a budget-friendly charcuterie board? Your guests will thank you for it!

Instructions & inspiration here

For more budget-friendly charcuterie options, check out how to Build a Cheap Charcuterie Board: Trader Joe’s & Aldi Guides here.

Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich Board
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Thanksgiving Leftovers Sandwich Board

What’s better than Thanksgiving dinner? The leftovers! This board is the perfect way to end the holiday. Add all the fixings, along with your favorite slices of bread,  condiments, and whatever else sounds good at the moment! No matter how you assemble your Thanksgiving leftovers board, it’s sure to be a hit!

Instructions & inspiration here

Common Charcuterie Board Questions

How do you make a charcuterie board for Thanksgiving?
Any charcuterie board, regardless of the holiday, revolves around the same elements: salty, sweet, savory, and spicy. Just theme these elements to the holiday or event you’re bringing it to, and you’ll have the perfect board. Remember to have fun with it!

Can I prepare my charcuterie board ahead of time?
Yes, you can! After you prepare the board, just wrap it in plastic wrap and store it in the fridge. Take it out 30-40 minutes before you’re ready to serve it! I would just leave the crackers until the last minute, as they will get stale and possibly soggy in the fridge.

If you make a charcuterie board this Thanksgiving, be sure to take a picture on Instagram and tag me @winewithpaige!

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