[CnD] Autumn Cheese Wreath

Naima Leigh nleigh2016 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 19:22:14 CEST 2016

Autumn Cheese Wreath


A festive, autumn-inspired appetizer tray of “cheese leaves” served with
cranberry-orange relish.




Plan to use at least 3 pounds of blocked-shaped cheese.


Fresh cranberry relish for accompaniment.




1.       Use a cheese slicer to make even slices (1/8 to 1/4-thick). Using a
few seasoned cheeses, like Jalapeño Jake, will give the appearance of
changing leaves.

2.       To make leaves of various sizes, use cheese-leaf cutters (available
in cookware and hardware stores).

3.       In the center of a round cheese board, place a bowl of cranberry
relish (available in most grocery stores).

4.       Place leaves in a ring around the bowl. Repeat layering with
remaining leaves. Cover with plastic wrap and store in refrigerator until
serving time.

5.       Use leftover cheese leaves for snacks, casseroles, pizzas and

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