Football Game Cheese Board

Active Time: 50 Minutes

Servings: 6-8


Pumpernickel Bread Footballs:

  • Pumpernickel bread, cut into 1/2-inch slices 
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons butter, melted
  • Buholzer Brothers® Gouda cheese, cut into thin strips
  • Dijon mustard

Cheese Board:

  • Sartori Raspberry BellaVitano® cheese 
  • Buholzer Brothers® Gouda cheese
  • Carr Valley 1 Year Aged Cheddar cheese
  • Pistachios
  • Candied Bacon-Cheddar Straws
  • Caramel chocolate popcorn
  • Dill pickle slices
  • Dijon mustard
  • Sourdough pretzel nuggets


Pumpernickel Bread Footballs:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cut bread with a football-shaped cookie cutter; brush bread on both sides with butter. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake for 8-10 minutes or until toasted. Remove to a wire rack to cool. 
  3. Top toasts with gouda; pipe Dijon mustard for laces.

Cheese Board:

  1. Arrange the Raspberry BellaVitano®, gouda and cheddar on a serving board. Place footballs. Fill in board with pistachios, bacon-cheddar straws, popcorn, pickles, Dijon mustard and pretzels.

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