How To Create A Cheese Tray For 8 People

Nov 29, 2019 | Appetizers, Food, Holiday, Maggie Lane Designs

It’s almost 10:00 pm and Thanksgiving is almost over.  We had a great day visiting with my family and my sister’s in-laws.  We had 8 people all enjoying a lot of delicious food full of flavor and variety.  I brought the appetizers which was perfect because I got to use up the packets of dry dip mixes I bought in Sugarcreek, OH.  They had these little dip pots with different dips and chips and I grabbed a few packets for the holidays.  I mixed a bacon and cheese dip with cream cheese, sour cream, and shredded extra sharp cheese complimented with Fritos.  I chose to create more of a meat, cracker and cheese tray with the other dip packet of dried onion and chives!  All I had to do was mix in the cream cheese and sour cream and that was done!
I found these white containers at Home Goods for less than $10.00 a piece on the clearance rack.  At first I thought they might be a tad bit small but they ended up being a perfect size, holding a lot of food for 8 adults.
 
 
I created these trays for less than $30.00 and had leftovers to take home.  I chose Smoked Gouda cheese, a trio of Golden Butter, Harvest Wheat, and Classic Water crackers from Pepperidge Farm, salami rounds, Prosciutto and Fritos (Party size of course!).  The dips fit nicely in the appropriate spots and with a bag of Fritos in one, that dish was done.  I then filled the middle of the remaining dish with salami and surrounded that with the variety of crackers, cheese, and Prosciutto.  I broke the Gouda rounds into pie slices giving them an edgy look.  I ripped the Prosciutto slices into two, wrapped the pieces around my finger and sealed them with a decorative toothpick.  
These dishes were colorful, delicious, and salty.  Tomorrow, I will be putting them back out to munch on before lunch of homemade French Onion soup!  
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving!  We ended a great day by putting up the Christmas tree.  Tomorrow, I’m putting up my new Christmas wreath I just made and will decorate the front porch!  
 
 

You Might Also Like

Fall Candle Sale At Two Adorable Labs

Fall Candle Sale At Two Adorable Labs

Two Adorable Labs is having a “Fall Candle Sale” https://twoadorablelabs.com/our-shop/    Let’s kick off the season with our delicious 8 oz glass Hazelnut, Pumpkin Spice Latte, and Coffee scents and a short video at the end. Your house will smell like you just made a...

Twice Baked Potato

Twice Baked Potato

Happy Wednesday everyone!  Twice Baked Potatoes!!!!!  There is only one word for them…YUM!  I’ve been saving this recipe for a while now because I thought it was overdone and overused but decided it would make a great fall dish and wanted to share it with you.  It is...

Buffalo Check Tablescape For Fall

Buffalo Check Tablescape For Fall

Happy Monday everyone!  I hope my Buffalo Check Fall Table makes your day even brighter.  I’m so happy fall is here.  I spent the weekend decorating my front porch and putting this fun table together.  With finds from Kirklands, Hobby Lobby, Dollar General, and...

Fruity Fall Party Punch

Fruity Fall Party Punch

Happy Monday everyone!  Fall is here and I’m soooo excited about FALL that I had to put a tablescape together (for Friday’s post) and make this fun, super easy, very colorful, Fruity Fall Party Punch! I love walking into a party and finding a special homemade drink or...

What Do You Think? Let Us Know!

0 Comments

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.