Graze on a festive 'charcu-turkey' board for Thanksgiving

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Graze on a festive 'charcu-turkey' board for Thanksgiving
The Baker Mama/Maegan Brown
November 20, 2023, 12:54 PM

Charcuterie boards are an excellent addition to any food-filled gathering to snack on before the main event and this festive board that resembles a turkey is a great way to kick off any Thanksgiving feast this year.

The latest twist on charcuterie can be done in a variety of ways, from appetizers to desserts.

Option 1: Simple turkey snack board with fruits and nuts for feathers

This turkey snack board from The Baker Mama is a fun and festive addition for Thanksgiving.
Maegan Brown/The Baker Mama

Blogger and cookbook author Maegan Brown creates a wide range of snackable platters, but none are more festive for Thanksgiving than her take on a turkey.

Slices of Bosc pear are shaped like a turkey and macadamia nuts, cheddar cheese and bell peppers are arranged like a face. She then fills in the sections with fanned out cheeses, scalloped crackers, pecans, grapes, apricots, carrots and more.

Option 2: "Charcu-turkey"

Cheese by Numbers created a simple step-by-step "charcu-turkey." Images on Instagram show followers how to easily replicate this cheese board.

From simply folded cured meats to layered veggies, this version of a charcuterie board is almost too pretty to eat.

Option 3: Turkey Dessert Board

This festive turkey-shaped dessert board is a sweet way to celebrate Thanksgiving.
Home is Where The Boat is

Hand-dipped and decorated chocolate-covered pretzel rods, candy corn, Reese's pieces, mini Oreos, pumpkin spice yogurt-covered pretzel twists and more make up this crafty dessert.

Home is Where the Boat Is blogger created this recipe and lists her step-by-step instructions here.

This story was originally published on November 10, 2020.

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