Easy Cheese and Fruit Platter

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

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  • 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

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 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.
  • 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.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Any of your favorite cheeses or fruits can be substituted for those we've listed here. Use your creativity!

Nutritional information

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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.