The Simplest Christmas Tree Cheese Board


A Festive Christmas tree cheese board

Here’s a fun and easy way to serve cheese this Christmas, with our Christmas tree cheese board!  Choose whatever cheese you like, there’s no hard rules, its Christmas and enjoy what you like.

Whether you are looking for a something that is easy to assemble, easy to customise to your own taste or having a get together and wanting to have all the cheese ready cut up so there are no knives contaminating different cheese types – this one is for you.


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Equipment needed

Sharp knife

Star cookie cutter

Chopping board

That’s all you need.

What to add to the Christmas Tree Cheese Board

The joy of this cheese board is that you can add whatever you wish to it. Some suggestions are – pickled onions, gherkins, nuts, dried fruit, pate, whatever you want.

What cheese to add to your Christmas Tree Cheese Board

This is the fun bit. Pick what you like, or what you know your guests like. There are no rules here. This is all about putting the fun back into Christmas and less pressure.

On our trees we have Arran Blue, Arran Brie, Arran Camembert – can you tell where we just came back from a short break from!, Connage Gouda with garlic and herbs, Connage Gouda with cumin, Double Gloucester with chives and Wensleydale with cranberries.

More recipes for inspiration

Brussels Sprout Pakora – liven up those little green goblins pakora style. Homemade sausage rolls or how about Christmas Spiced Clementines?

christmas tree cheeseboard and fire

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I am Emma and with my husband Mark write Foodie Explorers, which is a food and travel website.

I am a member of the Guild of Food Writers and British Guild of Travel Writers.

We have a wide range of judging experience covering products, hotels and have judged, for example, for Great Taste Awards and Scottish Baker of the Year.

Along the way Mark gained WSET Level 2 in Wine and I have WSET Level 2 in Spirits as well as picking up an award with The Scotsman Food and Drink Awards.    

Usually I can be found sleeping beside a cat.

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