These savory Stuffed Mushrooms are an easy, five-ingredient appetizer and a crowd favorite! A simple recipe to serve at parties or as a tasty snack!
Simple Stuffed Mushrooms are one of those appetizers that are always a hit whenever you serve them. They are one of my family’s favorites, along with Spinach Artichoke Dip and Crispy Baked Buffalo Wings, so I make them often for tailgates, game days at home, and entertaining, especially over the holidays. You can easily prep them ahead and then bake them when you are ready to serve, making them a super easy appetizer or snack! I know you’ll love them!
I make these stuffed mushrooms as well as my French Onion Soup Stuffed Mushrooms often, especially around the holidays. They are easy to make, cook in minutes, and taste absolutely divine – better than most restaurants. And it can be our secret how easy they were to make!
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Why You’ll Love These Stuffed Mushrooms
Quick and Easy – Just 5 simple ingredients, ready in minutes and can be prepped ahead to bake right before serving.
Savory and Delicious – Rich, tasty ingredients make a decadent appetizer.
Perfect Party Appetizer – Bite-sized appetizers that are perfect for parties and entertaining.
How to Make Stuffed Mushrooms
These come together quickly. Here’s how you’ll make them.
Ingredients for Stuffed Mushrooms
- Mushrooms – Whole fresh mushrooms, cleaned with stems removed. Save the stems as you will use them in the recipe.
- Cream Cheese
- Parmesan Cheese
- Green Onions
- Ground Sausage
Clean the Mushrooms
Wipe the mushrooms clean with a damp paper towel or damp cloth. Don’t soak them in water. Remove the stems and chop them. Set aside.
Prepare the Stuffing Ingredients
Cook the sausage until done; add the chopped mushroom stems and cook until tender.
With a food processor or mixer, cream together the cream cheese, shredded parmesan cheese, and chopped green onions with the cooked sausage mixture.
Stuff the Mushrooms and Bake
Spoon the stuffing mixture into the mushroom caps.
Place the stuffed mushroom caps on a parchment-lined rimmed baking sheet and bake until bubbly – about 15 minutes. Remove once done, allow to cool for about 5 minutes, and serve.
To make ahead: Prep according to the recipe instructions, except for baking them, and place in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to one day. Remove and place on a lined baking sheet and bake as directed.
To refrigerate: Stuffed mushrooms are best the day they are baked, but are still good later too. If you have some left, place it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave, the oven or for a couple of minutes in the air fryer.
Regardless of the event, this recipe for stuffed mushrooms has to be part of your entertaining menu. And the best part is that guests will gobble them up and ask for more. You can smile knowing you had them made in no time flat!
When you are busy planning and preparing for a party or gathering, these Stuffed Mushrooms are a great appetizer to make!
Prep them ahead! Make them a day early or earlier in the day of your party, following the directions, but don’t bake them. Wrap the stuffed mushrooms well with wrap or place them in an airtight container and refrigerate until ready to bake. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and bake as directed. Enjoy!
More Favorite Appetizer Recipes
Here’s my Simple Stuffed Mushrooms recipe. I hope you love them as much as we do!
Simple Stuffed Mushrooms
- 2 lbs button mushrooms, approximately 50 mushrooms
- 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese
- 1 (8-ounce) package shredded Parmesan cheese
- 3 green onions, chopped
- 1 lb sausage, ground sausage
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
- Wash mushrooms and remove stems.
- Chop stems. Set aside.
- Cream together cream cheese, Parmesan cheese, and onions.
- Cook sausage.
- Once fully cooked, add in mushroom stems and cook until tender.
- Pour sausage and mushrooms into cheese and onion mixture. Mix well.
- Spoon into mushroom tops and bake for 15 minutes until bubbly.
- Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes prior to serving.
Storage TipsTo make ahead: Prep according to the recipe instructions, except for baking them, and place in an airtight container and refrigerate for up to one day. Remove and place on a lined baking sheet and bake as directed. To refrigerate: Stuffed mushrooms are best the day they are baked, but still good later too. If you have some left, place it in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat in the microwave, the oven or for a couple of minutes in the air fryer.
Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.
These simple stuffed mushrooms are easy to make ahead of your party. Assemble the stuffed mushrooms without baking and store in your refrigerator until your event.