Festive filled brioche centrepiece with baked camembert on serving board

Christmas cheeseboard recipes

29 Recipes

Pickles, biscuits and ideas for cheese

Cheesy sprout fondue

5

(1 rating)

This versatile recipe can be altered to transform your leftover cheese into a help-yourself starter - perfect served with crusty bread
  • 50 mins
  • Easy

Chorizo jam

5

(11 ratings)

This moreish savoury jam would make a great edible gift in a hamper. It's wonderful spread on toast or crackers and goes well with softly cooked eggs...
  • 1 hour and 30 mins
  • Easy

Melty cheese fondue pot

4.42857

(7 ratings)

If you love dunking into a gooey baked brie or camembert, this cheeseboard-inspired dip is for you
  • 38 mins
  • Easy

Pickled pears & cheese platter

5

(2 ratings)

This stunning prepare-ahead starter can be served on individual plates, or just gather everyone around for drinks in the kitchen
  • 55 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Gruyère & onion tear & share

5

(4 ratings)

These tasty white bread rolls are filled with cheese and onion – let everyone help themselves as part of a buffet...
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • More effort

Fig & walnut slice

5

(5 ratings)

Looking for something new to go with your favourite cheese? This makes a perfect accompaniment, or a lovely gift
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Spiced beetroot & orange chutney

4.32836

(67 ratings)

Serve this vividly coloured chutney with cheeses and cold meats - great to give as a gift, too
  • 1 hour and 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Fennel & poppy seed cracker wreath

5

(3 ratings)

Arrange savoury biscuits in a pretty circle around your chosen cheese for a decorative centrepiece and alternative cheeseboard
  • 55 mins
  • Easy

Walnut & raisin oatcakes

4.6

(10 ratings)

Quick and easy to make, these biscuits will add a flourish to the final Christmas course
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Pickled onions

4.5

(6 ratings)

Preserved shallots in malt vinegar make a classic condiment that will never get old. Beautiful with cheese and cold meats
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

Richly spiced plum chutney

3.9

(30 ratings)

Make-ahead for special occasions or simply enjoy al fresco with your favourite cold cuts
  • 1 hour and 10 mins
  • Easy

Baked camembert kit

5

(2 ratings)

The ideal gift for a cheese-lover: a box of camembert to warm in the oven and serve with boozy marinated sultanas
  • 20 mins
  • Easy

No-cook spiced apple chutney

5

(2 ratings)

This storecupboard relish has all the flavours of a classic cooked chutney but with more bite. It makes a great last minute accompaniment to a cheese board or ham
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Cheese with pickled pear salad

4

(1 rating)

A contemporary alternative to the traditional cheeseboard, the hardest part will be selecting your favourite cheeses
  • 10 mins
  • Easy

Sea salt water biscuits

4.75

(20 ratings)

Sensational spread with creamy cheese. Complete your cheeseboard with homemade crackers
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pickled golden beetroot

4.5

(2 ratings)

This light pickle is sweet, delicious and perfect with cold cuts and punchy British cheeses
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Stilton & cranberry toastie

5

(2 ratings)

A toasted sandwich is a great way to use up cheeseboard leftovers and makes a delicious and thrifty lunch
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Cheese wheatmeal biscuits

4.666665

(3 ratings)

Savoury oaty biscuits that are great for lunch boxes, add Marmite or peanut butter for a delicious pinwheel
  • 34 mins
  • Easy

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