“This recipe was my favorite holiday “picky table” treat. I looked forward to Mom’s stuffed mushrooms every Thanksgiving and Christmas as well as the entire family did and now, I get to share them with you. Check the recipe notes for an updated twist.”
Patty's Stuffed Mushrooms
Prep Time: 15 Minutes
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
2 lbs fresh cremini/button mushrooms stemmed & cleaned
16 – ounces imitation crab meat chopped
1 sleeve of Ritz crackers crushed
4 cups of Cheese-It crackers crushed
2 sticks of butter melted
2 cloves of garlic smashed and chopped finely
1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon dried parsley
Pepper to taste
Preheat the oven to 425°F.
Remove the stems from 24 large cremini mushrooms. Wipe mushroom caps clean with a damp paper towel. Arrange on parchment paper lines baking sheet.
In a small saucepan melt butter, add chopped garlic and parsley. Cook until butter is completely melted; and garlic is fragrant.
Finely crush crackers; add to a large bowl. Add in parmesan cheese, chopped crab meat, and pepper. Stir to combine.
Pour over melted butter and garlic mixture, mix well to combine. Mixture will be a stuffing texture.
Divide stuffing amongst the mushroom caps, pressing mixture into stem hole.
Bake 20-30 minutes until golden brown. Let cool 5 minutes, then remove from the baking sheet. Serve warm.
Notes: Try a creamy updated twist… Combine 8 ounces cream cheese, room temperature, 1/2 cup chopped scallions, and 2 tablespoons mayonnaise into stuffing mixture, combine well. Cook for 20 minutes and then broil until golden, about 5 minutes.
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