Make this super easy and fun Ice Cream Charcuterie Board for Summer. It is perfect for parties, movie night or just snacking with your family.

Charcuterie board with ice cream and toppings ready to enjoy.
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I love to make a charcuterie board and I love ice cream! We recently made this Ice Cream Sundae Bar and it was a huge hit. I started thinking why not combine two of my favorite things to make an Ice Cream Charcuterie board? It turned out fabulous! If you love this, try making American Flag Candy Charcuterie Board.

Why You Will Love This Recipe

You basically load the board up with all of your favorite ice cream and toppings and it is so easy. We love to serve this for company and guests just love it.

It is also great for birthday parties and any type of celebration. It looks so pretty and put together but is so simple and easy.

We love this for entertaining and I think you will too! You might also like our 33 Best Ice Cream Desserts.

Ingredients

Ingredients for board - ice cream, fruit , candy, sauces and whipped topping.

Anything will work and you can just use what you have. These are some ideas we love

  • Ice Cream – pints work best on a charcutirie board. Homemade is also yummy. Try Kool Aid Ice Cream, Cotton Candy Ice Cream, No Churn Chocolate Ice Cream, Birthday Cake Ice Cream Recipe  and Vanilla Ice Cream.
  • Frozen Yogurt – Use your favorite flavor.
  • Strawberry Topping – Try this homemade Strawberry Sauce.
  • Hot Fudge Topping – This easy hot fudge sauce is the best! Chocolate sauce is great too.
  • Caramel Topping – Make homemade caramel sauce in minutes.
  • Peanut Butter Topping – My kids go crazy over peanut butter topping and it is super quick and easy!
  • Magic Shell. You can also add our Magic Shell Recipe
  • Mini Marshmallows – Sometimes you can find different flavors and shapes and those are fun too!
  • Cookies- Use anything you like. Try animal crackers, mini chocolate sandwich cookies such as oreos, chocolate chip and more.  
  • CandyThis is a great time to use up leftover candy. Favorites include: thin peanut butter cups, gummy worms, taffy, gummy rings and slices, Mike & Ikes, Swedish fish, Skittles, M&M’s, gummy rainbow drops, sprinkles and licorice.
  • Fruit. Sliced bananas, strawberries and blueberries make great options. Don’t forget a cherry on top. You can add a jar of maraschino cherries.
  • Whipped Cream. Cool Whip or Homemade Whipped Cream Recipe.
  • Nuts. Peanuts, wet walnuts and chopped almonds.

Scroll to the bottom and get the complete ingredient list for the ice cream sundae board.

How to make Ice Cream Charcuterie Board

Wooden board with containers.

Step 1. First, you need a large board. You can find several charcuterie boards or just use a large wooden board. If you have one with edges, that is easiest because it keeps all of the items in place.

Waffle bowls placed on board.

Step 2. Second, put cans to act as placeholders for where you want the ice cream pints and frozen yogurt to go. You won’t add those until last, so they don’t get too soft.

Assortment of toppings added to board.

Step 3. Next, add all of the bowls for the toppings you plan to use and the ice cream cones and waffle bowls.

Toppings and sauces in bowls surrounded by ice cream.

Step 4. Now, add the next largest items such as the yogurt pretzels and fruit. Then add the medium items to another section of the board. Finally, fill any remaining spots left with the small items.

Serving ideas

  •  Sundae glasses – If you want to be really festive, use sundae glasses to serve the ice crema in. You will love having these on hand to reuse for parties and more.
  • Disposable party cups – Sometimes, paper is best and you can get really cute ice cream cups. I have seen some really cute ones on Amazon, dollar store and more. So fun!
  • Mason jars – I love using mason jars because they are so practical for so many different uses. You can use them for ice cream and then wash and reuse for numerous other ways.

And of course you have the ice cream cones and waffles bowls on the charcuterie boards for more options. Kids normally love the cones or waffle bowls.

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Ice Cream Charcuterie Board

5 from 3 votes
Make this super easy and fun ice cream charcuterie board for Summer. It is perfect for parties, movie night or just snacking with your family.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Cuisine American
Course Dessert
Calories 424

Ingredients

  • Ice Cream pints work best on a board
  • Frozen Yogurt
  • Waffle Bowls
  • Ice Cream Cones
  • Strawberry Topping
  • Hot Fudge Topping
  • Caramel Topping
  • Strawberries
  • Blackberries
  • Red Raspberries
  • Blueberries
  • Yogurt Pretzels
  • Mini Marshmallows
  • Cookies we used: circus animal cookies and mini chocolate sandwich cookies
  • Candy we used: thin peanut butter cups, gummy worms, taffy, gummy rings and slices, Mike & Ikes, swedish fish, Skittles, M&M’s, gummy rainbow drops and licorice
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Instructions

  • To create board:
  • Start with large board, using one with edges is easiest
  • Place cans where you want the ice cream pints and frozen yogurt to be, those will need to be added last
  • Then add the bowls for the toppings, the ice cream cones and waffle bowls
  • Then add the next largest items like yogurt pretzels and fruit
  • Add another section of medium size items
  • Fill holes with smallest items
  • Serve immediately

Nutrition Facts

Calories 424kcal, Carbohydrates 73g, Protein 6g, Fat 13g, Saturated Fat 8g, Trans Fat 1g, Cholesterol 34mg, Sodium 168mg, Potassium 292mg, Fiber 3g, Sugar 50g, Vitamin A 452IU, Vitamin C 18mg, Calcium 165mg, Iron 1mg

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