Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole

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Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Total: 40 minutes
Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole with a side of tomatoes,


Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole is the perfect side dish. It incorporates popular ingredients to create a tempting casserole that is ideal for any occasion. There won’t be leftovers of this, I promise.

 Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole with a side of tomatoes,

This Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole is pure creamy comfort. It is so easy to make and everyone dives in for seconds because of the rick cheesy sauce and sweet corn. The dash of hot sauce and pepper keep it from being too sweet and give it a little something unexpected.


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What We Love About This Corn Casserole Recipe

Smooth creamy side dish that has so much flavor. This dish is so popular with everyone and is so easy to make. Great for Easter or thanksgiving or Christmas dinner.

  • 5 Minute Prep: Truly it is so quick and easy to assemble.
  • Easy Ingredients: All found in pantry or fridge.
  • Family Friendly: This is hands down a family favorite recipe because of all the corn and cheesy goodness.
  • Makes Great Leftovers: So easy to warm up and have again and again, if there are any leftovers, this recipe is so popular.
 Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole topped with fresh herbs.

Ingredient Notes for Cheesy Corn Casserole

  • Cheddar cheese, a nice sharp cheddar cheese shredded or use a variety of cheese if you prefer.
  • Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix– This cornbread mix makes a nice thick casserole.
  • Melted Butter: Because butter makes everything better.
  • Sour Cream, Gives it an even creamier consistency.
  • Whole Kernel Corn, Del Monte®,well drained or use the brand that you prefer.
  • Cream Style Corn: one can of your favorite.
Corn, cheese, seasonings, buter to make the casserole.

Equipment Needed for Cream Cheese Corn Casserole Recipe

How to Make Cheesey Corn Casserole

These are the basic steps for making a sweetcorn bake. Please refer to the recipe card below for more detailed instructions and nutrition information.

Mixing the corn together, adding the seasonings, topping with the brad crumb mixture and finally baking.

STEP 1: PREP AND MIX

First, preheat oven to 350°F. Stir together the can of corn and creamed corn in a large bowl. Next,add the sour cream. Pour in the melted butter.

STEP 2: ADD

Then add the corn muffin mix and then add the cheddar cheese. Mix well.

STEP 3: BAKE

Finally, add mixture to oven safe dish and bake for 45 minutes at 350.

Prep and Storage Tips

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE AHEAD OF TIME

Make a few days ahead of time and store in the fridge and heat per the instructions in the recipe card or the reheat instructions below.

HOW TO STORE THIS RECIPE

Store the cooked and cooled sweet corn casserole in the fridge in an airtight container or wrapped well in plastic wrap for up to a five days.

HOW TO FREEZE THIS RECIPE

This easy corn casserole freezes great, simply wrap in aluminum foil or plastic wrap and freeze for up to three months. thaw overnight in the fridge when ready to use.

HOW TO REHEAT THIS RECIPE

Corn casserole from scratch can be reheated in the microwave until warmed through or bake in the oven until bubbling and warn at 350 degrees for about 15 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

HOW TO MAKE THIS RECIPE HEALTHIER?

Use a lower fat or fat free cheese and try using a low fat cream cheese product when making this dish. It will still make a creamy sauce.

CAN I SUBSTITUTE CREAM CHEESE FOR SOUR CHEESE?

Of course, cream cheese is an excellent substitute for sour cream and will add a creaminess to your dish.

CAN THIS RECIPE BE DOUBLED OR HALVED?

Indeed, make the quantity that you need by adjusting the recipe card below.

CAN YOU USE FROZEN CORN IN THIS RECIPE?

Yes, simply thaw the corn first, so that it isn’t watery in your casserole.

Top shot of the casserole.

Expert Tips for Making This Creamy Corn Casserole Recipe

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes before baking.
  • Add Meat: Ham, Prosciutto, Bacon or Pancetta are all great additions to this cream corn casserole dish.
  • Toppings: Top with crushed crackers such as ritz crackers, panko or crushed croutons with butter for a crispy top layer.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add diced bell peppers, onion or even jalapeno peppers or green chiles in the cheese sauce to make even more decadent.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: No need for a baking dish, this corn casserole in the slow cooker or the instant pot to make the day super easy.
  • Season: Season with a teaspoon salt, a sprinkle of black pepper or onion powder.

What to Serve with Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole

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Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole with a side of tomatoes,

Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole

Yield: 10 servings
Prep: 5 minutes
Cook: 35 minutes
Total: 40 minutes
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Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz yellow corn, drained, can
  • 1 15 oz creamed corn, can
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 cup butter, melted
  • 1 cup cheddar cheese
  • 1 8.5 oz Jiffy Corn Muffin mix

Instructions

  • Add the can of corn and creamed corn into a large bowl. 2. Add the sour cream.
  • Pour in the melted butter.
  • Then add the corn muffin mix.
  • Time to add the cheddar cheese.
  • Mix well.
  • Add mixture to oven safe dish and bake for 45 minutes at 350.

Expert Tips

  • This Recipe Can be Doubled: A great recipe for a crowd.  Simply increase the ingredients proportionately and split it into two baking dishes before baking.
  • Add Meat: Ham, Prosciutto, Bacon or Pancetta are all great additions to this dish.
  • Toppings: Top with crushed crackers such as ritz crackers, panko or crushed croutons with butter for a crispy top layer.
  • Variation tip: Feel free to add diced bell peppers or even jalapeno peppers or green chiles in place of the hot sauce.
  • Alternate cooking method tip: Make this corn casserole in the slow cooker or the instant pot to make the day super easy.
 

Estimated Nutritional Information

Calories: 232kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 5g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 37mg | Sodium: 326mg | Potassium: 72mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 426IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 1mg
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: casserole, corn, holiday side dish

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  1. Thank you so much for this amazing and really delicious recipe! Super easy to make as well! Highly recommended! Will surely have this again for sure! Loved it!

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