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Oktoberfest Charcuterie Board

  • Author: Amber
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings 1x


The Oktoberfest Charcuterie Board is a fun way to celebrate this time of year with a shareable snack board made with multiple types of pretzels, soft cheese, hard cheese, pub cheese, fresh blackberries, crisp apples, whole grain mustard, cornichons all paired with some sauerkraut and bratwurst.


  • 8 ounces beer pub cheese
  • 6 ounces Limburger cheese (any semi-soft cheese may be substituted)
  • 8 ounces Chorherrenkäse cheese (any semi-hard cheese may be substituted)
  • 12 ounces soft pretzel bites
  • 6 large soft pretzels
  • handful pretzel rods
  • 6 ounces fresh blackberries
  • 1 honey crisp apple, sliced
  • cornichons
  • whole grain mustard

Brat with Sauerkraut

  • 6 bratwurst, pre cooked
  • 2 pounds sauerkraut
  • 2 cups white wine
  • ground pepper


  1. Place the beer cheese, mustard and cornichons into small ramekins (bowls).
  2. Put out onto board along with the soft and hard cheese.
  3. Arrange all the pretzels onto board in large groupings.
  4. Fill in open spots with fresh blackberries and sliced apples.

Brat with Sauerkraut

  1. Heat up a nonstick or cast iron pan to medium-high heat.
  2. Brown the bratwursts for 5 minutes each side. Remove from pan, place on a plate and cover with foil.
  3. Drain excess liquid from sauerkraut and put into the hot pan. Add wine and a generous amount of fresh ground pepper. Simmer for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat and add bratwurst back to pan.
  5. Serve with charcuterie board.


Board is a 10 x 20 cutting board. A baking sheet would also be a fun option to serve.

  • Category: Snack

Keywords: snack board, charcuterie, cheese, Octoberfest, beerfest, Oktoberfest,