Cranberry Cream Cheese & Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms

These Cranberry Cream Cheese & Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms are a delicious holiday appetizer.  And they are quick and easy to prepare!

The holiday season is in on!  Full of weekend parties and gatherings with friends and family…it’s go time.  If you’re hosting a party, you should make these Cranberry Cream Cheese & Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms.  They’re easy to make, and they’re a crowd pleaser.

Cranberry Cream Cheese & Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms

I partnered with Canadian Turkey to bring you this delicious turkey appetizer recipe just in time for the holidays!  I was compensated for my time, but the recipe, all thoughts and opinions are my own as always.  We really love turkey.

Cranberry Cream Cheese & Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms

Turkey doesn’t just have to be for holiday dinners!  In fact, turkey is versatile enough for any kind of recipe, including holiday appetizers.  These Cranberry Cream Cheese & Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms are a festive appetizer with the flavours of a turkey dinner all wrapped up in a little mushroom bite…and they’re delicious!

Cranberry Cream Cheese & Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms

I really wanted these bites to remind people of Christmas, so I seasoned the ground turkey with sage, and added homemade cranberry sauce.  Combined with the tang of the cream cheese, and the deliciousness of the cremini mushrooms, I think these do just that.  They’re creamy and flavourful.

Cranberry Cream Cheese & Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms

Then I finished them off with some crispy butter toasted bread crumbs and chopped parsley for colour.  These stuffed mushrooms will disappear off your appetizer table really quick!

Cranberry Cream Cheese & Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms

Don’t they look so good?  I hope you enjoy this delicious turkey holiday appetizer!

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Cranberry Cream Cheese & Turkey Stuffed Mushrooms

Servings 24 stuffed mushrooms
Author Jo-Anna Rooney

Ingredients

  • 24 cremini mushrooms you can use button mushrooms too
  • 1/4 cup cranberry sauce
  • 1 - 8 oz block cream cheese at room temperature
  • 1 lb ground turkey
  • 1 tsp ground sage
  • salt
  • fresh ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup bread crumbs
  • 1 tbsp chopped parsley for garnish
  • 2 tbsp butter

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Clean and remove the stems from the mushrooms.
  3. Line up the mushrooms on a baking sheet. Set aside.
  4. In a skillet, add the ground turkey. Season with the ground sage, salt and pepper. Cook until the turkey is no longer pink, and cooked through. Set aside to cool.
  5. In a mixer, cream the cream cheese until smooth.
  6. Stir in the cranberry sauce.
  7. Once the turkey has cooled, mix it into the cream cheese mixture.
  8. Add a tablespoon of the turkey/cream cheese mixture into the centres of the mushrooms.
  9. Place the tray of mushrooms in the oven and bake for 15 - 20 minutes.
  10. While the mushrooms are baking, melt 2 tbsp of butter in a skillet and add the bread crumbs. Cook until browned.
  11. When the mushrooms are done baking, remove them from the oven, sprinkle them with the bread crumbs, and garnish with the chopped parsley.
  12. Serve immediately!

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Have a very merry and delicious day!

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