Girl Tribe Recommends: Dessert Charcuterie Board

By Harry Dresner

Charcuterie boards are commonly known for consisting of cured meats, cheese, olives, and other savory snacks. But another type of charcuterie board, that you probably dont know of, includes endless stacks of marshmallows, chocolate, sprinkles, and other sweet treats. This board, which consists of these treats, are all there to fulfill your hot chocolate dreams. This charcuterie board trend is attracting all of the sweet tooths and is a great dessert to enjoy with friends and family.

Pick Your Toppings: 

Unlike a typical hot chocolate, which may be topped with a single marshmallow, this board provides a platform to make an endless amount of hot chocolate creations. Once you pour your hot chocolate, it’s then time to look over at your topping options. When being torn on what to top your hot chocolate with, you simply don’t need to choose. The sky’s the limit when it comes to these boards, and especially when it comes to their toppings. You don’t need to settle on one topping, you can combine and mix all of them to make a unique hot chocolate creation! Here are some suggestions when debating on your hot chocolate dessert. Peppermint Hot Chocolate: using the crushed candy cane as a topping, Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate: using the caramel and salt as your topping, Cookies and Cream Hot Chocolate: using the crushed oreos as a topping. 

Here are some of the suggested toppings for your own board: 

  • 16 oz bag of marshmallows
  • 12 oz pink and white marshmallow twists
  • 1/2 cup crushed candy canes
  • 1/2 cup of sprinkles 
  • 4 cups whipped cream
  • 10 oz bag mini chocolate chips
  • 1 cup sweetened coconut flakes
  • 11 oz package caramel candy
  • 6 oz package Oreo Fudge Dipped Thin Bites
  • 8.5 oz package White Fudge Dipped Oreos
  • 2 tablespoons sea salt 
  • Caramel sauce or chocolate sauce

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