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Sweet Charcuterie Board Individual Jarcuterie Dessert Jars

by Nellie

When you’re hosting an event and want to offer the perfect treat to your guests, give these Sweet Charcuterie Individual Jarcuterie Dessert Jars a try. They’re cute, easy to put together, and absolutely delicious.

What Are Jarcuterie Dessert Jars?

Think of a dessert charcuterie board. What would you normally put on the traditional charcuterie board to cater to a sweet tooth? Most people will add a combination of fruits, nuts, pretzel sticks and chocolate. Instead of spreading these ingredients out on a charcuterie board, you’ll place the ingredients in individual jars.

Each guest will get their own jar full of sweet treats, such as strawberries, chocolate hearts, marshmallows, and even cookies. You can hand these individual servings out for all kinds of events. If you like the idea of jarcuterie, be sure to give it a try. It’s a portable snack board with all of your favorite treats!

I absolutely love personal charcuterie boards. the single serve option means I don’t have to share with anyone. I get to enjoy my own jarcuterie! It’s my own personal charcuterie board and it’s the perfect way to enjoy a party! This is also a really fun idea for a thoughtful doorstep drop.

How to Make Your Jarcuterie Dessert Jars Look Their Best

When you want to make impressive Sweet Charcuterie Individual Serving Jarcuterie Dessert Jars, there are a few simple tricks to follow. You can use a knife to cut slits into the strawberries to make them look like roses. Some people even use cookie cutters to make their favorite shapes of food. It’s so fun all of your favorite sweets and treats in one cute little jar!

You can also cut the tops off the strawberries and a slit in the center to give your strawberries a heart shape. Add them in a row on a stick and place them in the glass jars before adding some of the other sweet treats to your jars.

Why Jarcuterie Dessert Jars Are Such a Hit

Jarcuterie is the perfect solution to social distancing and keeping germs at bay. Instead of having a charcuterie board full of sweet treats for people to grab with their hands, you’ll have individual jars for each person to enjoy the treats that you’re offering. These single-serving charcuterie boards are so easy and better than a dessert board.

People will love having a jar to themselves. If they don’t finish what is inside of it, they can take it home with them, eat the treats, and then save the mini mason jars.

The jarcuterie concept is great for fancy dinner parties or even a good reason for a holiday food gift. These individual containers also awesome for small gatherings. The great thing about this is that you can mix and match food items to your heart’s content and make your perfect jar.

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Enjoy!

Sweet Charcuterie Board Individual Jarcuterie Dessert Jars
Yield: 8-12 jars

Sweet Charcuterie Board Individual Jarcuterie Dessert Jars

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 55 minutes

These sweet jarcuterie dessert jars are so fun and easy to make for parties!

Ingredients

  • Chocolate Dipped Strawberries Chocolate Stripped Pretzel Sticks Chocolate Stripped Mini Pretzel Twists Mini Marshmallows
  • TikTok Trend Crunchy or Candied Fruit Dried fruit
  • Instructions for #candiedfruit
  • Mix one part water, two parts sugar in a sauce pan or skillet. Heat to a boil.
  • Skewer the fruit or use toothpicks
  • Submerge the fruit in the syrup
  • Dip in ice water to harden the syrup into a crunchy glaze

Instructions

    Instructions for the Chocolate Stripped Pretzels and Strawberries 

    1. Grab you preferred colors of candy melts or almond bark. 
    2. Melt according to package instructions.
    3. Add to piping bags or ziplock bags
    4. Cut a small hole in the tip and create zigzag stripes all over.
    5. Cover in one color, then repeat for each color
    6. Add sprinkles if you’d like.
    7. Let sit for 25 mins to harden
    8. Break them apart into clusters to stand up in the jars. 

    Putting it all together 

    1. Layer the sweets in the jars.
    2. Starting with marshmallows made for a soft foundation to build upon
    3. Add in all of your sweets
    4. Serve and enjoy
    5. Optional Additions or substitutions to use as fillers:
      Mini marshmallows, chocolate chips, or any kind of chocolate covered nuts and or candies. 

    Notes

    If the sugar doesn’t turn into a crunch glaze, it wasn’t hot enough. 

    If doing a lot at once, do not attempt to glaze in bulk and leave, they just turn into a giant club of sugary fruit. 

    If it is humid the sugar may have trouble setting, pop it in the fridge to help it. 

    Nutrition Information

    Yield

    12

    Serving Size

    1

    Amount Per Serving Calories 120Total Fat 2gSaturated Fat 1gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 1gCholesterol 2mgSodium 149mgCarbohydrates 26gFiber 1gSugar 16gProtein 1g

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