Galentine’s Day Charcuterie Board

Serve a Galentine’s Day Charcuterie Board, made with mini heart ham and cheese sandwiches, and Valentine’s treats, for a girlfriend party on February 13th!

Galentine's Day Charcuterie Board

This Galentine’s Day Charcuterie Board is the perfect recipe for gathering a small group of friends to enjoy charcuterie snacks and treats together. My Chocolate-Dipped Bacon recipe would be delicious on this board, too!

Galentine’s Day Charcuterie Board

Whether you’re single, married, or you just want to try a new FUN charcuterie board, with mini heart ham and cheese sandwiches, this recipe is for you!

EASY Galentine's Day Charcuterie Board

What’s a Galentine’s Day party?

Leslie Knope, from the telelvision show Parks and Recreation (played by Amy Poehler), created this holiday. Galentine’s Day is February 13th, a beautiful day to celebrate all the lovely ladies in your life!

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How to plan a Galentine’s Day party

If you can’t decide what to serve, make this Galentine’s Day Charcuterie Board! You can also always make a giant salad (or make it a potluck salad party), and follow my How to Make a Giant Chocolate Cheese Board for dessert!

What is a charcuterie board?

A charcuterie board is a tray, platter, or board of cured meats, cheese, fruit and nuts. Here at Reluctant Entertainer, we recommend a board with a lip around the outside. This allows you to fill the board completely and not have the crackers or other food items fall off.

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How to arrange a charcuterie board

  1. I always start with the center of the board, with a “center star” food item. For this board, I made a plate of cut-out heart slices of cheese and whole grain bread, and rolled ham slices.
  2. Fill the open spaces with the remaining foods.
  3. Always put small messy food items in a small dish (ie, pickles).

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Ideas for serving a Galentine’s Day Charcuterie Board

A Galentine’s Day Charcuterie Board can actually be used for a variety of occasions.

  • Galentine’s Day Party
  • Valentine’s Day Party
  • Lunch Date Party
  • Kid party (they love little sandwiches)

How to Host a Galentine's Day Charcuterie Board

How to plan a Galentine’s Day party

  1. Make an invite, if only for you and a friend.
  2. Make a large or small charcuterie board (you can double or triple these ingredients), depending on the number of guests.
  3. Don’t forget the “bubbly” drinks!

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Pick up some cute napkins, glasses, and little party plates. Or set out some cute napkins, glasses, and little party plates.

It’s that easy! Make sure and watch my Instagram @reluctantentertainer fast-speed video for how to make this Galentine’s Day Charcuterie Board!

More ideas: Valentine Sweetheard Snack Mix and Mini Heart Shaped Cakes. Thank you BakerMama!

Galentine's Day Charcuterie Board

Use a lazy susan board or any board with a "lip" around the outside so food does not fall off.
Prep Time20 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Keyword: charcuterie board, galentine's Day
Servings: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 loaf whole wheat bread each slice cut into hearts
  • Sliced salami
  • Sliced ham rolled
  • Swiss cheese sliced thin cut into hearts
  • 1 small block blue cheese
  • 1 small jar Vlasic Snack'mms crunchy tiny sweet pickles
  • Fresh raspberries
  • Fresh blackberries
  • Red licorice pieces
  • Raspberry yogurt pretzels
  • Gummy candies X & O's Trader Joe's
  • Dried cranberries
  • Flower for garnish pink daisy

Instructions

  • Start with the center of the board, with a "center star" food item. For this board, arrange cut-out heart slices of cheese and whole grain bread, and rolled ham slices on a plate. Add a block of blue cheese.
  • Fill the open spaces with the remaining foods.
  • Always put small messy food items in a small dish (ie, pickles). Garnish with a flower and serve!

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