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Fall Charcuterie Board With Mini Pumpkins

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This Fall Charcuterie Board is a delightful variation of the traditional charcuterie board, perfect for Halloween and Thanksgiving gatherings.

Whether you’re hosting a pre-trick-or-treating party for the little ones or enjoying a girls’ night with wine, this customizable tray is a crowd-pleaser.

What makes it stand out? The clever use of mini pumpkins as adorable fruit dip containers! In this article, we’ll guide you through creating this charming fall-themed charcuterie board.

fall charcuterie board

The Pumpkin Dip Containers

Step 1: Prepare the Pumpkins

  • Cut off the tops of two mini white or orange pumpkins.
  • Clean out the pumpkin insides and rinse them thoroughly. Note: Mini pumpkins can be a bit tough to cut, so be cautious.

Step 2: Fill the Pumpkins

  • Fill one pumpkin with store-bought caramel apple dip.
  • For the other pumpkin, make an easy dip by combining equal parts of softened cream cheese and marshmallow fluff. Add a pinch of vanilla, and your fluffy dip is ready!
fall charcuterie board with caramel in pumpkin

Building Your Fall Charcuterie Board

On your board or large serving tray, it’s time to assemble your Fall Charcuterie Board. Here’s what you’ll need:

Ingredients

  • 2 Mini Pumpkins
  • 1 Container Caramel Apple Dip
  • 1/2 Brick Cream Cheese (Softened, 4 oz)
  • 1/2 Cup Marshmallow Fluff
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla
  • Fruit Medley:
    • 2 Red Apples
    • 2 Green Apples (or Pears)
    • 1 Bunch Green Grapes (or Red Grapes)
  • Assortment of Cheeses: Cheddar, Colby Jack, Brie, Gouda
  • Assortment of Nuts: Almonds, Pecans, Walnuts
  • Candy Corn or Pumpkins or Chocolate Covered Nuts
  • Crackers or Breads
fall cheese board

Step 3: Assemble Your Board

  • Place the mini pumpkins filled with dips in the center of your board.
  • Surround them with a delightful medley of fruit, cheeses, nuts, candy, and crackers. You can customize your board to suit your guests’ preferences by adding meats, olives, and more.
fall charcuterie board

Versatile and Festive

This Fall Charcuterie Board is not limited to Halloween; it’s also a delightful addition to your Thanksgiving spread.

The mini pumpkins seamlessly transition from Halloween to the heart of the fall season, making it perfect for both holidays.

Additionally, you can repurpose larger sugar pumpkins by cleaning them out and using them as vases for your Thanksgiving table.

Conclusion

This original and charming way to present an array of goodies will surely be a showstopper at your gatherings.

Get creative and have fun with your Fall Charcuterie Board, whether it’s for Halloween, Thanksgiving, or any autumn get-togethers.

We wish you a Happy Halloween and a wonderful autumn season filled with cherished moments spent with friends and family!

Fall Charcuterie Board with Mini Pumpkins

The cutest little fruit board adorned with an array of fruits, nuts, candy and mini pumpkins filled with fruit dips! The mini pumpkins are easy to clean out and use as an adorable way to serve dips, fill with flowers or you can use them in place of bowls and fill with nuts or candy!!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 minutes
Course Appetizer

Equipment

  • 1 Board or large serving tray
  • 1 Sharp knife or pumpkin carving tool

Ingredients
  

  • 2 Mini Pumpkins
  • 1 Container Caramel Apple Dip
  • 1/2 Brick Cream Cheese Softened 4 oz
  • 1/2 Cup Marshmallow Fluff
  • 1/2 Tsp Vanilla

Fruit Medley

  • 2 Red Apples
  • 2 Green Apples You could also use Pears
  • 1 Bunch Green Grapes You could use Red Grapes or both
  • Assortment of Cheeses Cheddar, Colby Jack, Brie, Gouda
  • Assortment of Nuts Almonds, Pecans, Walnuts
  • Candy Corn or Pumpkins or Chocolate Covered Nuts
  • Crackers or Breads

Instructions
 

  • Cut off tops of mini pumpkins and clean out insides
  • Rinse the pumpkins out and dry thoroughly before adding dips
  • Mix softened cream cheese with marshmallow fluff and add pinch of vanilla
  • Fill both pumpkins with caramel dip and fluff dip
  • Arrange the mini pumpkins in the middle of your board and surround with fruit, nuts, candy and crackers
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