How to Make the BEST Snack Board

Whether you're hosting a crowd or doing a romantic date night, a snack board is always a great option. Boards are a casual, fun, and infinitely customizable way of approaching food. This guide walks you through everything you need to know.


  • One or several dips of choice
  • Additional condiments of choice
  • Small bread slices, crackers, and/or chips
  • Fresh veggies and fruits
  • One or several types of cheese
  • Pickled veggies or dried fruits
  • Nuts


  1. Lay down the largest items first, such as bowls of dip.
  2. Add the heartiest dipping items next, such as bread slices or crackers.
  3. Fill in additional space with the fresh veggies and other medium-sized elements.
  4. Fill in any last space with the smallest, richest items such as dried fruit and nuts.