4 Simple Char-cookie-rie Board Ideas

Everyone loves look (and the taste) of savory charcuterie boards. Truly delicious works of art. We take charcuterie to the next level with our char-cookie-rie boards!


Wait, you mean you’ve never heard of a char-cookie-rie board? This eye-pleasing, mouth-tantalizing display swaps the traditional meats, cheeses and fruits for cookies with complementing accouterments. We’ve created four char-cookie-rie boards with our Baking It Real Holiday Cookie Baking Kit Collection that are sure to impress at any holiday party.


The ideas are endless - just let your eyes and tastebuds lead the way! Get your inspiration flowing with our:

  • Cookies & Candy Char-cookie-rie Board

  • Nutcracker Char-cookie-rie Board

  • Festive Fruit & Cookie Char-cookie-rie Board

  • Make-your-own Cookie Sandwich Char-cookie-rie Board.

Cookies & Candy Board

Nothing says fun and festive like vibrant, seasonal candy. Crank up the sweetness at your gathering with a Buddy-the-Elf inspired mix of bold candy.

Ideas include:

  • Brach’s Christmas nougats

  • Candy canes

  • Christmas nonpareils

  • Red and green spice drops

  • Jelly Belly Christmas mix

  • Candy snowmen and trees

  • Red and green M&Ms

  • Snowmen Peeps

  • Chocolate Kisses





Nutcracker Board

Our decorative nutcracker comes to life on our nut-inspired char-cookie-rie board. This board keeps things simple with decorative nuts served alongside each of the four Holiday Cookie Kits.


Ideas include:

  • Candied pecans or walnuts

  • Pistachios

  • Roasted, salted cashews

  • Chocolate-covered almonds

  • Peanut brittle

  • Shelled peanut nuts

  • Macadamia nuts







Festive Fruit & Cookies Board

Add vibrant color to your holiday table by pairing beautiful, sweet fruit with holiday cookies. Is it a fruit platter or a cookie plate? Either way, get the very best of both of them with this uniquely delicious idea. We especially like the chocolately goodness paired with the fresh strawberries - our take on a chocolate-covered strawberry. This is a must try!



Ideas include:

  • Pomegranate seeds

  • Strawberries

  • Grapes

  • Raspberries

  • Blackberries

  • Apple slices

  • Circular orange slices

  • Chocolate or yogurt covered raisins

  • Fruit dip

  • Chocolate fudge

  • Caramel sauce




Make-your-own Cookie Sandwich Board

This is our unique take on frosted-covered cookies - frosting cookie sandwiches! Simply add bowls of different types of frosting on your board so guests can spread, dip, and sandwich cookies. Chocolate on Peanut Blossoms, peppermint with Chocolate Crinkles - the combinations are endless!


Ideas include:

  • Vanilla buttercream (store-bought, or if you’re feeling extra ambitious, you can make your own)

  • Eggnog buttercream (add a couple tablespoons of nutmeg and ½ teaspoons of rum to vanilla buttercream)

  • Chocolate fudge frosting

  • Peppermint frosting (add crushed peppermint round mints to vanilla frosting)