Yield: 12 servings

Rainbow Buttercream Board

Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes

Viral dessert boards, charcuteries, and butter boards are hitting the internet. Why not make a tasty rainbow to enjoy for St.Patricks day or any holiday this year!


For the Frosting

  • 1 ½ cups powdered sugar
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract

For the Board

  • Red strawberries
  • Orange slices
  • Yellow pineapple, sliced
  • Green grapes
  • Blueberries
  • Red Grapes
  • Jelly Beans
  • Peanut M&M's
  • Mini cinnamon rolls
  • Angel Food cake or Pound cake
  • Brownie Bites
  • Mini Frosted Donuts


  1. To make the frosting, beat butter with powdered sugar and vanilla extract for 4-5 minutes, until fluffy.
  2. Use a large board (we used a cutting board that was 12-18- inches rectangular). Place frosting in ziploc bag and cut off the tip. Pipe onto board to resemble a cloud.
  3. Arrange fruit in rainbow pattern, curving from the cloud to the opposite side of the board.
  4. Place jelly beans and M&M's in bowls and put them in opposite corners of the board.
  5. Fill in the remaining board with cookies, cake, donuts, and brownies.


    • Choose your favorites: rainbow candies (like jelly beans, chocolate coated candies, gumdrops), mini donuts, mini brownies, mini cinnamon buns, shortbread cookies, chocolate dipped cookies, ginger cookies, pretzels, chocolate covered pretzel rods, Oreos, pound cake, etc.
    • The best cookies for dipping are ones that will not fall apart. For instance Oreos, chips ahoy, shortbread are great options.
    • When arranging the board, start with the rainbow of fruit and frosting, then fill in the remainder of the board.
    • Store frosting in a piping bag in the refrigerator if you want to make it ahead of time. Allow to soften for about 15 minutes at room temperature before piping onto the board.

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 237Total Fat: 12gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 120mgCarbohydrates: 32gFiber: 1gSugar: 24gProtein: 2g

*Nutrition facts are an estimate and not guaranteed to be accurate. Please see a registered dietitian for special diet advice.

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