Festive filled brioche centrepiece with baked camembert on serving board

Christmas cheeseboard recipes

Pickles, biscuits and ideas for cheese

2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star 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
13 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Great British Bake Off's Kimberley Wilson has created this stunning celebration bread with individually filled buns and a melting cheese middle – made for sharing

1 hr and 50 mins
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12 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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 hr and 30 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

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

38 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
4 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

These tasty white bread rolls are filled with cheese and onion – let everyone help themselves as part of a buffet

1 hr and 20 mins
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5 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

15 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Serve these moreish candied rosemary walnuts with soft cheese, or on baked camembert. They make an excellent gift at Christmas for any cheese lover

20 mins
Easy
Vegan
Gluten-free
71 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Serve this vividly coloured chutney with cheeses and cold meats - great to give as a gift, too

1 hr and 20 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
5 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These vegetarian and gluten-free twists are perfect to serve with festive drinks

25 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
Gluten-free
3 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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

55 mins
Easy
12 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
9 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Preserved shallots in malt vinegar make a classic condiment that will never ge.t old. Beautiful with cheese and cold meats

20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This luxuriously light soufflé is a good way to use up a selection of leftover cheeses

1 hr
More effort
36 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star rating

Make-ahead this rich plum chutney for special occasions or simply enjoy al fresco with your favourite cold cuts. Flavour with spices such as cumin, paprika and ginger.

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
10 ratings 4.6 out of 5 star rating

These mini French pastry swirls with soft cheese are a great cheat's canapé - quick, simple and stunning

22 mins
Easy
1 rating 4.0 out of 5 star rating

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

10 mins
Easy
20 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Sensational spread with creamy cheese. Complete your cheeseboard with homemade crackers

30 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
2 ratings 2.5 out of 5 star rating

Combine triangles of salty manchego with sweet membrillo quince paste for a simple and moreish party canapé or serve as part of a tapas spread

5 mins
Easy
8 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

Peppering the pears gives the whole thing a little bit of attitude without being overpowering

25 mins
Easy
2 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

This light pickle is sweet, delicious and perfect with cold cuts and punchy British cheeses

30 mins
Easy
Vegan
15 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Forget crinkle-cut versions, this light pickle is sweet and rich - perfect with cold meats, salads and punchy cheeses

1 hr and 30 mins
Easy
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