When you’re cooking for a holiday party or prepping for a family gathering, you want to have recipes that are easy to make and will make the in-laws happy. Bite-sized, versatile stuffed mushrooms are a perfect choice and can make for a great party appetizer, side dish, or sophisticated holiday entree.
We’ve gathered all of the best stuffed mushroom recipes to make it easy for you to serve everyone this holiday season. You’ll find both vegetarian and meat options below, with difficulty and time information as well. Nutritional information, including carbohydrates, unsaturated and saturated fat content, and calorie count, can also be found in most of these recipes.
Most of these recipes can be made ahead of time; store them in an airtight container and refrigerate them until you’re ready to serve.
This go-to stuffed mushroom recipe packs delicious garlicky herb goodness into a simple recipe with fewer than 10 ingredients and only 15 minutes of prep. Pairing versatile baby Bella mushrooms with cream cheese filling, fresh parsley, and pecans, this simple yet flavor-packed recipe is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. This is one of the best make-ahead recipes, especially if you have an air fryer.
Try out this recipe if you’re a fan of the classic spinach or artichoke dip! Gooey cheesy spinach dip goodness on the inside, crispy parmesan cheese, and panko fun on the outside.
Reminiscent of your favorite Italian dishes, this recipe features cremini mushroom caps stuffed with fresh garlic cloves, herbs, and a combination of ricotta and grated parmesan cheese. Bake these in your air fryer to give these mushrooms that decadent melted cheese layer (and free up some space in your oven!)
While this recipe takes a bit more prep time, it’s perfect if you want to show off your cooking skills. The secret to this recipe is the slow-cooked caramelized onions, which you’ll saute for about 45 minutes alongside fresh thyme and balsamic vinegar. Paired with the rich goat cheese filling and stuffed with the crowd-pleasing portobello mushrooms, these are a great vegetarian entree option for your next holiday party.
This unique recipe offers a southern twist on the classic cream cheese stuffed mushrooms. You can use either cremini or white button mushroom caps and stuff them with a delicious mix of cheddar cheese, jalapeño, and bacon to make a flavor-packed but effortless holiday appetizer. Pro tip: Let these cool on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before serving to allow the mushrooms to get extra crispy!
While the stuffing recipe calls for ground turkey, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese, there’s room for substituting other ingredients you have on hand. Try other meat and cheese combinations or incorporate your favorite garnish to elevate this dish even more as an easy appetizer recipe.
These crispy crab and gouda stuffed mushrooms take only 25 minutes to make and are guaranteed to be the first to go on the holiday party appetizer table. While the filling takes a few more steps than some of the other recipes (the vegetables are diced and sautéed with the chopped mushroom stems, for example), the end result of creamy, spiced goodness makes this recipe well worth the effort!
If you’re a sausage-stuffed mushroom expert looking to try something new, this recipe is for you! The stuffing, already on its own, is indulgent, with sweet Italian sausage and 3 different kinds of cheese inside olive oil drizzled portobello mushrooms. Topped with a homemade hollandaise sauce, these mushrooms will be a hit at any holiday party.