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Traeger Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

These Traeger Crab Stuffed Mushrooms take a classic appetizer and give it some wood-fired flavor! Packed full of sweet, flavorful crab, you’re going to want a few of these before you’re done!

Traeger Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Traeger Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

I am such a fan of appetizers, and especially appetizers we can make on the grill. These feature classic flavors from all of your favorite stuffed mushrooms, but you can cook them outside right on your pellet grill or smoker. You’ll get a touch of smoke from the live fire without it being overwhelming to the mushroom and crab filling.

We have a lot of great Traeger Appetizer Recipes here, too, so stick around a while and start planning!

Traeger Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Crab Stuffed Mushrooms shopping list

Wondering if you have to hit the store? Here’s the list of items you’ll need to make this recipe. For specific amounts, please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.

  • mushrooms
  • mayonnaise
  • cream cheese
  • salt
  • paprika
  • onion powder
  • garlic powder
  • black pepper
  • Parmesan cheese
  • crab meat
  • panko
  • green onion
Traeger Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

How to make Stuffed Mushrooms on the Traeger

This is just the overview so you can see what you’re actually getting into here. When you are cooking, you’ll want to use the full recipe at the bottom of the page.



We are going to cook these fairly hot, so preheat to 375°F.

(If you like very strong smoke flavor, cook these for 20 minutes at 220°F and then crank it up to 375° after that.)



Snap the stems off of the mushrooms. Discard.

Mix together the cream cheese, sour cream, seasonings, and Parmesan cheese.

Stir in the crab and panko.

Put spoonfuls of the crab mixture into the hollowed out mushrooms. Place the filled mushrooms on a parchment-lined baking sheet.



Put the baking sheet onto the Traeger and close the lid. Cook for 25 minutes.



If you like toasty tops on your mushrooms, you could put these under a broiler for a minute or two, but we didn’t find it necessary. These were delicious straight out of the pellet grill (after they cool off a bit, of course)!

Our Traeger Smoked Crab Legs are great too!

Traeger Crab-Stuffed Mushrooms

Pellet Grill Stuffed Mushrooms FAQ

How do you store leftovers?

Store any leftovers in a covered container in the fridge for up to 2-3 days.

What’s the best way to reheat leftovers?

Heat these back up in the oven or in the Traeger for the best results. An air fryer would also work well! Skip the microwave, trust me.

Traeger Shrimp Cocktail is another great appetizer!

Traeger Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

More delicious grilled appetizers here!

Traeger Crab Stuffed Mushrooms
Yield: 8 servings

Traeger Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Traeger Crab Stuffed Mushrooms

Take your crab stuffed mushrooms up a few levels by cooking them over a live wood fire!

Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes


  • 2 pounds mushrooms (whole)
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 cup cream cheese, softened
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup shredded Parmesan cheese
  • 1 pound crab meat
  • 1 cup panko
  • 1/8 cup chopped green onion


  1. Preheat your pellet grill to 375°F.
  2. Prep the mushrooms by snapping off the stems and wiping the caps with a damp paper towel to remove any dirt or debris.
  3. Mix together the mayo and cream cheese until combined. Stir in the salt, paprika, onion and garlic powder, black pepper, and Parmesan cheese until everything is well-incorporated.
  4. Gently stir in the crab meat, panko, and green onion. Don't overmix or break up the crab meat too much!
  5. Spoon the crab mixture into the hollow mushrooms and place on a parchment-lined grill-safe baking sheet.
  6. Place in your preheated pellet grill and cook for 20-25 minutes.
  7. Remove when heated through.
  8. If you like toasty tops on your mushrooms, you can stick these under the broiler for a minute or two. They'll be delicious as-is though!

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Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 373Total Fat: 25gSaturated Fat: 10gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 13gCholesterol: 97mgSodium: 938mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 3gSugar: 5gProtein: 20g

Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate.

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Nicole Johnson, a self-taught expert in grilling and outdoor cooking, launched Or Whatever You Do in 2010. Her blog, renowned for its comprehensive and creative outdoor cooking recipes, has garnered a vast audience of millions. Nicole's hands-on experience and passion for grilling shine through her work. Her husband, Jeremiah Johnson, also plays a pivotal role in recipe development, adding his culinary flair to the mix. Together, they form a dynamic duo, offering a rich and varied outdoor cooking experience to their followers.

John Hamilton

Wednesday 24th of January 2024

On your crab stuffed mushrooms what mushrooms do you use

Nicole Johnson

Wednesday 24th of January 2024

I'm not sure what you mean. Could you elaborate?

John Hamilton

Wednesday 24th of January 2024

On your stuffed mushrooms what kind would you recommend

Nicole Johnson

Monday 18th of March 2024

We use white mushrooms or the little crimini mushrooms commonly found at the grocery store.

Jounayet Rahman

Monday 14th of November 2022

nice recipe.

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