Cheesy Bacon and Corn Casserole

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5 from 11 votes
Corn Casserole is that classic creamy comfort side dish that everyone loves. Your family will be begging for more. It is the perfect dish to fill you up and keep you satisfied, anytime of the year.
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes

Cheesy Bacon and Corn Casserole is a classic creamy comfort side dish that everyone loves. Your family will be begging for more. It is the perfect dish to fill you up and keep you satisfied, anytime of the year.

Cheesy Bacon and Corn Casserole in a bowl with a checkered towel

Corn casserole is not a new dish, in fact, I thought of this dish as a southern staple but in actuality this dish goes back to Native Americans. It was a staple dish for their diet. To find out more check this out.

Why this Cheesy Corn Casserole recipe works.

This Cheesy Corn Casserole works because it is a perfect side dish for even the most finicky of eaters. In fact, it has all the favorites corn, cheese and bacon. Additionally, it comes together super quick and is the perfect accompaniment to any meal.

How to Make Corn Casserole Recipe – Step by Step 

  • Preheat Oven: First, preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • Mix Ingredients: Next, In a large bowl, whisk together the melted butter, cream cheese, milk, salt, and pepper until well combined. 
  • Next add Corn: Then, add the corn, bacon, and one cup of shredded cheese. Stir to coat the corn with the cream cheese mixture. 
  • Pour into Baking Dish: Finally, pour the mixture into a 9×13 baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Then, remove the casserole and top with remaining shredded cheese.
  • Return to Oven: Finally, return to the oven and bake for 10 minutes, until cheese is melted. 

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Recommendations for What to Serve with Corn Casserole

This Cheesy Corn Casserole is a perfect side dish. It fits right in on the Thanksgiving or Christmas table. The casserole also is great for family picnics, tailgate parties or even evening dinners.

Here are some other favorites that is great to serve with the casserole:

Cheesy Bacon and Corn casserole in a white baking dish

Can You Freeze Corn Bacon Casserole

Absolutely, this corn bacon casserole can be frozen. It is a great to make extra of this casserole and bake in a disposable pan. Let it cool and then wrap tightly and freeze for up to three months.

When you are ready to eat, defrost in the refrigerator overnight and cook for thirty minutes at 350 degrees.


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Cheesy Corn and bacon casserole in a bowl with a checkered towel

Expert Tips for Making the Best Cheesy Corn and Bacon Casserole

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes before baking.
  • Up the Heat: Add a few diced Jalapeno peppers.
  • Make it Decadent: Add some sour cream

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Cheesy Bacon and Corn Casserole

5 from 11 votes
Corn Casserole is that classic creamy comfort side dish that everyone loves. Your family will be begging for more. It is the perfect dish to fill you up and keep you satisfied, anytime of the year.
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Servings: 8 people
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes

Ingredients

  • Ingredients:
  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 1 8- ounce package cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup milk
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 16- ounce packages frozen corn
  • 5 strips bacon cooked and finely chopped
  • 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese separated

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the melted butter, cream cheese, milk, salt, and pepper until well combined.
  • Add the corn, bacon, and one cup of shredded cheese. Stir to coat the corn with the cream cheese mixture.
  • Pour the mixture into a 9×13 baking dish and bake in the preheated oven for 20 minutes. Then, remove the casserole and top with remaining shredded cheese. Return to the oven and bake for 10 minutes, until cheese is melted.

Expert Tips

 
  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: This is a great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes before baking.
  • Up the Heat: Add a few diced Jalapeno peppers.
  • Make it Decadent: Add some sour cream

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 453kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 1059mg | Potassium: 258mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1258IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 257mg | Iron: 1mg

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5 thoughts on “Cheesy Bacon and Corn Casserole”

  1. 5 stars
    I love corn casserole and this one is a perfect addition to the holiday menu line up! Thanks so much for this recipe.

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  2. 5 stars
    Mmmm…. bacon. I love the bacon with the corn! Plus the jalapeños add just the right amount of heat. I’ve gotta have the jalapenos. 🙂

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  3. 5 stars
    OMG! I would have never thought to add bacon to my corn casserole, but I am so glad that I found your recipe! My boys ate it all up in about 2-seconds this Thanksgiving. yum!

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