Easy Cheese and Fruit Platter

Entertaining can be easy! Assemble an appetizing arrangement that serves 24 in no time at all.

  • prep time 15 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 11
  • servings 24

Ingredients

1
block (8 oz) white Cheddar cheese
1
wedge (8 oz) blue cheese (such as Stilton or Gorgonzola)
1
round (8 oz) Brie cheese
1
large crisp red eating apple, sliced
1
medium pear, sliced
1
pint (2 cups) strawberries, halved
3/4
lb seedless green grapes, cut into small clusters
3/4
lb seedless red grapes, cut into small clusters
1
package (7 oz) dried apricots
1/4
cup dried cherries or sweetened dried cranberries
Fresh rosemary sprigs, if desired
  • 1 On large serving platter, arrange cheeses in center. Cover; let stand at room temperature about 30 minutes.
  • 2 Arrange fresh fruit in groups around cheeses. Sprinkle dried apricots and cherries over cheeses and fruit. Tuck rosemary sprigs among fruit.
  • 3 To serve, provide cheese planes for harder cheeses and cheese spreaders for soft cheeses. If desired, serve cheeses and fruit with crackers.
  • Nutrition Information

    NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

    Serving Size: 1 Serving
    Calories
    170
    (
    Calories from Fat
    80),
    % Daily Value
    Total Fat
    9g
    9%
    (Saturated Fat
    5g,
    5%
    Trans Fat
    0g
    0%
    ),
    Cholesterol
    25mg
    25%;
    Sodium
    250mg
    250%;
    Total Carbohydrate
    16g
    16%
    (Dietary Fiber
    2g
    2%
      Sugars
    12g
    12%
    ),
    Protein
    7g
    7%
    ;
    % Daily Value*:
    Vitamin A
    15%;
    Vitamin C
    20%;
    Calcium
    15%;
    Iron
    4%;
    Exchanges:
    0 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 1 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    1
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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