This festive July 4th Cheese Board Recipe is a clever way to serve snacks on the 4th of July, Memorial Day, and Labor Day! Think red, white, and blue!

oval tray of cheese and crackers and fruit

Friends, we’ve got the scoop on what to serve for your party this year! Start off with this great 4th of July Cheese Board recipe, the perfect size for a smaller party! Buy the tray, here [affiliate link].

July 4th Cheese Board Recipe

Get this lightweight tray info below, and grab 3 “star” cookie cutters, and gather your creativity skills! Gather fresh foods, cheese, crackers and more!

So light and fresh and beautiful! Here’s another pretty way to display “red, white, and blue” on this Almond Summer Berry Cheese Board!

oval cheese tray with crackers and red, white, and blue foods

Menu for the 4th of July

  1. Set out this July 4th Cheese Board
  2. Caesar Salad in a Jar (make the morning of and store in the fridge)
  3. Or, make Caprese Sandwich Sliders
  4. Pecan Berry Green Salad Recipe
  5. End with my mom’s Chocolate Homemade Ice Cream
  6. And don’t forget Chocolate Texas Sheet Cake

woman holding an oval tray with cheese and crackers and fruit for the 4th of July

Here are the LeCreuset tray details in this post, Best Charcuterie Boards to Buy, as well as the easy shopping list!

You can also attempt to make this aweosme American Flag Cheese Board from my friend, The Baker Mama!

red, white, and blue cheese, crackers, and fruit

Ingredients for this 4th of July cheese board:

  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Cherrries
  • Crackers
  • Salami
  • Cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls
  • Mediterranean Baked Crackers
  • Brie cheese + Blue cheese
  • Laughing Cow Cheese
  • Star cookie cutter with chocolate covered almonds (Trader Joe’s)
  • Cookie cutter (a star) with pistachio nuts
  • Star cookie cutter with maracona almonds

oval tray with red, white, and blue foods for the 4th of july

How to arrange the tray

  1. On a large board or tray arrange in the center 3 star cookie cutters. Fill them with almonds, pistachios, and chocolate almonds.
  2. Place down 3 kinds of cheese (blue, brie, and Laughing Cow individual cheese triangles).
  3. Arrange the crackers, fruit, and salami.
  4. With a toothpick, skewer mozzarella cheese balls and cherry tomatoes (you can also add a fresh blueberry!). You can also grab my 4th of July Blueberry Caprese Skewers recipe (with fresh basil).

Red, white, and blue!

We love the two stars that you can fill with nuts, candy, or anything small.

Set it out—they will come!

platter for 4th of July with red, white, and blue foods

The wonder of our world

Lay a blanket out with pillows under the starry sky! See how many constellations you can identify in the night sky!

If you’re lucky, you’ll see a shooting star!

We’re headed up to the top of a butte this year to watch fireworks, and we plan to gaze into wonder of the sky and beautiful world we’ve been given to enjoy. Of course, with a heart of gratitude, we give thanks.

Happy 4th of July week!

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July 4th Cheese Board

Ingredients

  • Blueberries
  • Strawberries
  • Cherrries
  • Crackers
  • Salami
  • Cherry tomatoes and mozzarella balls
  • Mediterranean Baked Crackers
  • Brie cheese
  • Blue cheese
  • Laughing Cow Cheese
  • Star cookie cutter with chocolate covered almonds, Trader Joe’s
  • Star cookie cutter with pistachio nuts
  • Star cookie cutter with maracona almonds

Instructions

  • On a large board or tray arrange in the center 3 star cookie cutters. Fill them with almonds, pistachios, and chocolate almonds.
  • Place down 3 kinds of cheese (blue, brie, and Laughing Cow individual cheese triangles).
  • Arrange the crackers, fruit, and salami.
  • With a toothpick, skewer mozzarella cheese balls and cherry tomatoes (you can also add a fresh blueberry!)
  • ENJOY!
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july 4th oval platter of foods with red, white, and blue colors

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