Charcuterie Houses Are the Holiday Season’s Latest Trend

Updated: Jan. 17, 2023

Who needs Christmas cookies when there's charcuterie?

If you’re into Christmas festivities, there’s no doubt you’ve built a few gingerbread houses in your day. It’s the perfect way to engage your family in snow day activities while making something delicious and exercising that crafty mind of yours! But what if you’re bored of the standard issue frosting and gumdrops and want something savory instead? It’s time to learn how to make a charcuterie chalet!

5 Charcuterie Chalet Ideas That We Love

If you have charcuterie meats, various types of cheese and a few handfuls of crackers, you can construct the charcuterie chalet of your dreams. You’re a fan of crackers and cheddar cheese? Make a charcuterie chalet with a cobble-cracker pathway. Build a fence out of beef sticks. Shingle your chalet with slices of sausage!

This adorable idea is making the rounds across social media. Just look at each beautiful charcuterie chalet below.

Salami Shack

This adorable cheese house has hedges made of broccoli and precious pretzel windows. Don’t miss this guide to making a Thanksgiving charcuterie board, Christmas tree charcuterie board and a wreath-shaped Christmas charcuterie board, too!

Rustic Charcuterie Chalet

Love the pistachio Christmas tree in this front yard!

Charcuterie Chateau

This chateau has an adorable snowman out front, made of creamy burrata.

Charcuterie A-Frame


Behold… The CHARCUTERIE CHALET!!! #christmas #holidays #charcuterie #charcuteriechalet

♬ Holly Jolly Christmas – Michael Bublé

We’re obsessed with this miniature charcuterie snowman. Plus, the olive bushes and walnuts added to the roof are an extra nice touch.

Charcuterie Cabin

Look at the snow on this cabin rooftop!

Stretch your creativity to its limit this season, and if you need somewhere to start, Costco usually has cheese flights and boards that could be the beginning of your new holiday tradition. Who says you can’t have a snowfall of Parmesan dusting your salami shingles or a snowman made of mozzarella smiling in the front yard?

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