Basic Crab and Cream Cheese Stuffed Mushrooms

6 reviews, 4.3 star(s). 100% would make again

Ready in 45 minutes

mushrooms

"this is an awesome side dish or even a meat replacement dish. My kids loved it! I added finely chopped onions and a bit of hot pepper spice. Loved it..this was a trial run for a dinner party we want to half and this recipe made the menu"

Ingredients

12 large baby portabella mushrooms; (up to 24) or button mush
1 pound Cream cheese
1 pound crabmeat; shelled, or imitation crabmeat
1 cup Butter
2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning

Original recipe makes 12

Servings  

Preparation

Wash and remove stems of mushrooms, leaving a little dish in the mushroom where the stem used to be.

In a bowl mix equal parts crab to cream cheese. Season with Old Bay Seasoning.

Spoon generous amounts of filling into the mushroom caps.

In a muffin tin, spoon a generous amount of butter into each cup.

Heat tin in oven until butter is melted.

Place stuffed mushroom caps into each muffing tin stuffing side up.

Bake approx 15 - 20 minutes until mushroom caps appear cooked.

Set oven to broil and just brown the tops a bit, careful not to melt the cream cheese into molten lava.

Remove stuffed mushrooms and place on plates, careful not to bring to much butter with them.

Be careful they are hot. Serve after a few minutes cooling time.

What to do with the excess stuffing? Well it is excellent in an omelet! Also makes nice tea sandwiches.

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cmv013 3y ago

I also added some garlic & herb breadcrumbs(2cups) & finely chopped red pepper & bacon bits... Delicious Appetizer!!!
EWeezy22 3y ago

So yummy! I used more seasoning then suggested though.
sagesasser 3y ago

I made these for Thanksgiving and they were the first thing gone!
maidinblisscleaning 5y ago

this is an awesome side dish or even a meat replacement dish. My kids loved it! I added finely chopped onions and a bit of hot pepper spice. Loved it..this was a trial run for a dinner party we want to half and this recipe made the menu
monica1962 7y ago

[I posted this recipe.]
dawnrw 7y ago

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