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How To Make a Sweet and Salty Board

February 4, 2020
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What’s better than a cheese board? Or perhaps a candy board. Or wait, just a board of yummy, salty snacks?! Why, a sweet and salty board that combines the best of all of those worlds, of course! We have been seeing these crazy, elaborate boards all over Instagram and Pinterest from movie night theme to…wait for it…french fry boards. You can 100% believe we are going to dip our toes into the fries board soon.

The Motherchic sweet and salty board

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The first rule in making any kind of sweet and salty board is variety! After that there are no rules. There’s no right or wrong way to construct and lay out food on a platter, or at least in our book. Have fun with it, and definitely taste test along the way. It’s the toughest part of the job but someone has to do it, right?

The Motherchic sweet and salty board

Sweet and Salty Board

You can use whatever your heart desires for this board, but wanted to share what we used to help get your creative juices flowing!

The Motherchic sweet and salty board
The Motherchic sweet and salty board
  • Potato chips
  • M&M’s
  • White cheddar popcorn
  • Twizzlers
  • Sea salt chocolate cashews
  • Pistachios
  • Donut holes
  • Dried apricots
  • Gummy bears
  • Milk chocolate bar
  • Sharp white cheddar cheese
  • Blue cheese
  • Gluten-free sesame crackers
  • Strawberries
  • Green grapes
  • Swedish Fish
  • Gluten-free pretzels
  • Dark chocolate almond bark

It may seem like a lot, but when you’re hosting/bringing to a party it is sure to be gone quickly! If you’re making for a more intimate setting (hello, Valentine’s Day!) you can always scale back on how much serve. Or don’t, we absolutely won’t judge 😉

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