Fourth of July Charcuterie Board is perfect for hosting! Add patriotic colored foods, like watermelon, salami, cherries, and M&M’s. ENJOY!

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Friends, as we’ve slidden right into summer (wow, I can’t believe the beautiful weather we are having), I can’t help but think about hosting on our deck, for holidays, and just being with family and friends. What better way to celebrate summer and patriotism than with a patriotic themed charcuterie board!

Fourth of July Charcuterie Board

Summertime is the happiest season of all (in my opinion). Even better with this Fourth of July Charcuterie Board! Here’s a few more 4th of July recipes to try: 4th of July Tie-Dyed Fudge [Taste n’ Tell], and Best Strawberry Trifle with fresh blueberries and Fourth of July Fruit Berry Platter. Plus more The Big Board ideas + boards to buy!

How to make a patriotic charcuterie board

Of course I love July 4th and making a patriotic cheese board. There are NO RULES for dinner boards or charcuterie boards. Use what you have, be creative and have fun, are my rules. [A true “charcuterie” means cured meats and cheese.]

How to serve a Fourth of July Charcuterie Board

Do you want to host a snacking party? I think that is such a fun idea, but in reality, this is just a great Fourth of July appetizer plate! Everyone can reach in and grab their own snacks. 

Set it out, they will come! You can serve this with a stack of small plates and napkins.

4th of July Patriotic Board Ingredients

This time for this Fourth of July Charcuterie Board, I used fresh fruits, red, white, and blue M&Ms, and salami cheese sticks.

Chips and salsa. Ranch and fresh veggies.

Fill in the open areas with your favorite crackers, flavored or plain nuts, and more fresh fruit.

I bought my board at Pier 1, which is no longer available! Grab the link below to buy my new line BIG BOARD in 4 epic sizes (with a lip so the food stays on the board).

Set the table red, white and blue

Create a memorable gathering with a simple style. Want a no-fuss centerpiece? Especially this time of year, I set out my favorite plant (it came in this pot).

Chances are you already have items hiding in the house, right?

This denim tablecloth is from IKEA this year, and I grabbed another container for forks and napkins.

Keep it casual, friends!

Set out drinks and cups and you’ve got a snacking party!

The Big Board

Friends, The Big Board is here! Yes, I’ve partnered with JK Adams, the premier woodmaking company in Vermont, with my own line of RE boards!

  • 20-inch
  • 26-inch
  • 12 x 36-inch
  • 23-inch Lazy Susan
  • A board with a lip (or raised edged) so the food doesn’t fall off
  • Made in the USA
  • Undercut handles (a unique design)

Thank you for your support, as we’ve sold out so many times already!

Order The Big Board today!

Happy hosting!

epic round board filled with red, white and blue charcuterie foods
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Fourth of July Charcuterie Board

Make with red, white and blue colors in mind!
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Yield: 12
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  • 2 6.8 oz boxes Milton’s Crispy Sea Salt Crackers
  • 1 8 oz bag blue corn tortilla chips
  • 1 lb pkg Pepperoni, hard salami, prosciutto wrapped mozzarella cheese sticks
  • 1 3 oz pkg prosciutto
  • Slices of swiss or white cheese
  • 1 16 oz mild salsa
  • Watermelon
  • Strawberries
  • Grapes, optional
  • Blackberries
  • Blueberries
  • Cherries
  • Snap peas
  • Sliced cucumber
  • Baby radishes
  • Ranch dip
  • Red, white, blue M&Ms
  • Favorite nuts, we used Beer Nuts


  • Prepare a large platter or tray or board. (If not food safe, line with parchment paper, or make sure the board is seasoned).
  • In small bowls, add the fruit, salsa, candy, and dip.
  • Arrange food on the board and serve!
Cuisine: American
Course: Appetizer
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