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Valentine’s Day charcuterie boards are all over TikTok — how to make your own

Craft your own sweet spread or grab a pre-made one for the holiday.

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Charcuterie boards took the holidays by storm last year — with “charcuterwreaths” and “charcuterie chalets.” Now, just in time for Valentine’s Day, these appetizing spreads are getting another festive upgrade with pink goodies and heart-shaped treats.

Whether you prefer to keep it traditional with meat and cheese, or you want to take it a step further and add a sweet element (we’re looking at you chocolate-covered pretzels), there are plenty of places online to draw inspiration from — including TikTok. One user amassed over 680,000 likes on a video of their family-sized spread, which included a mix of fresh fruits, chocolate and other delicious picks, while another created an entire dessert charcuterie board that appeals to both our eyes and our sweet tooth. We were only left with one question: How can we make it ourselves?

Below, we found everything you’ll need to create a colorful and tasty spread that appeals to those who want sweet or something savory. Don’t have the time to put together an artisanal work of art? We also found pre-made charcuterie boards that can ship right to your door.

Read on for the list of essentials to make this Valentine’s Day extra sweet.


Packed with artisanal cheeses and meats from specialty producers from around the globe, this charcuterie board is nothing short of exquisite. All of the ingredients are presented on a reusable cheese board that can serve up to four people and can be stored in the refrigerator for up to a week.