12 Mushrooms; cleaned and dried
1 TBSP oil
1 TBSP garlic
1 8oz pkg. cream cheese
1/4c. grated parmesan cheese
1/4 tsp. black pepper
1/4 tsp. onion powder
1/4 tsp. cayenne pepper
crab meat optional
Preheat oven to 350. Spray baking sheet or mini muffin tins. Twist and remove stems from mushrooms and finely chop them.
Heat oil in large skillet adding garlic and chopped mushroom stems. Cook until all moisture is gone, careful not to burn garlic. Set aside to cool.
When mixture is cool, add cream cheese, parmesan cheese, crab and the rest of the spices stirring well. Spoon into a ziploc bag. Cut off tip of a corner and "pipe" into mushroom caps.
Bake for 20 mintues.
Optional toppings : bread crumbs, melted butter, cayenne pepper, parmesan cheese...