Candy Cane Caprese Board

for holiday entertaining
For holiday entertaining
Share it on your social network:
Or you can just copy and share this url


16-oz (about 11-12 slices) Mozzarella log fresh pre-sliced mozzarella
3 Tomatoes large fresh, sliced ¼-thick, about 12 slices
2 tbsp Balsamic glaze
For sprinkling:
Sea salt flaky
For drizzling:
Olive oil
For garnish:
Basil fresh leaves
Baguette toasted

Nutritional information

  • For sprinkling:

  • For drizzling:

  • For garnish:

Candy Cane Caprese Board


Candy Cane Caprese Board is a fun appetizer idea for a Christmas party and if you want to get creative without too much fuss. Made with just a few simple ingredients plus mozzarella cheese and fresh basil, this recipe comes together in a snap and will still impress your guests. Plus, it makes a beautiful centerpiece on your party table. 

Layer fresh mozzarella slices and juicy tomatoes to form a candy cane shape on a wood board or serving platter. Serve garnished with fresh basil leaves, a splash of extra-virgin olive oil, drizzles of balsamic glaze, and deliciously toasted baguette slices. To finish things off, sprinkle with flaky sea salt. Enjoy! 

To make the Candy Cane Caprese Board, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Candy Cane Caprese Board

Steps to make Candy Cane Caprese Board


Arrange mozzarella and tomato slices


Starting at the top end of the candy cane shape, place a slice of mozzarella on a platter, then add a slice of tomato on top. Keep alternating slices of mozzarella and tomato until you have a big candy cane shape.


Add basil and balsamic glaze


Arrange fresh basil leaves and place a small serving bowl with 2 tablespoons balsamic glaze on the platter.



When ready to serve, drizzle the mozzarella and tomatoes with olive oil and sprinkle with sea salt. Serve with toasted baguette slices, additional olive oil, and sea salt.

Add a fun and festive touch to your party table with this Candy Cane Caprese Board! Give this simple and delicious recipe a try soon, and please come back to leave a comment below.

Lilly is an enthusiastic and cheerful young mom. She knows as well as any parent that children can be really picky when it comes to food. And she’s had plenty of experience trying to cook meals that are both tasty and nutritious, and able to satisfy the tastes of a fussy kid right away! To save you some precious time, Lilly's going to share with you all the tricks she learned the hard way, so you don’t have to! She has a wealth of recipes for quick and easy meals for kids and families on a budget.

  • Recipe Reviews:
Healthy Homemade Granola Recipe-Healthy Granola Recipe-How To Make Easy Homemade Granola
Healthy Homemade Granola
Roasted Brussels Sprouts Recipe-Best Roasted Brussels Sprouts-Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Honey Glaze
Roasted Brussels Sprouts
Add Review
Add Comment

Recipe Reviews

Average Rating:
Total Reviews: 1

So creative and simple. Thanks for sharing!

Write your own review

You can optionally upload your own image along with a review