Quick and Comforting Corn Casserole

This Corn Casserole Recipe is one of our favorite side dishes. A cornbread base is filled with creamed corn, fresh herbs, and butter then baked until golden. 

This is the perfect Thanksgiving dinner side next to roast turkey.

Yellow baking dish of Corn Casserole with ears of corn next to it

An Easy Favorite

This recipe has been around pretty much forever. Its made with Jiffy cornbread muffin mix and comes out so moist, buttery, and sweet.

This dish uses just a few ingredients and the prep is quick and easy! You can mix the ingredients well ahead of time and bake just before serving.

If you need to free up the oven, bake this cornbread casserole in advance and and pop it in the oven to reheat while the turkey rests.

Ingredients to make corn casserole on a wooden board

If you haven’t had corn casserole before, you are going to love it. Corn Pudding is similar but has a more custard type texture while this corn casserole is a bit more similar to a cornbread texture but softer.

To Make Ahead

This recipe can be made ahead of time and baked. Cool completely and then cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate up to 2 days.

Allow to sit at room temperature for 30-60 minutes. Bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes or until heated through.

Corn Casserole ingredients in clear glass bowl before mixing together

How To Make Corn Casserole (overview)

Corn casserole is probably the easiest dish you are going to whip up for turkey dinner. This cream corn casserole also includes corn for texture.

  1. Mix the ingredients (per recipe below)
  2. Pour into a casserole dish
  3. Bake it for about 45-55 minutes (it bakes perfectly in the toaster oven too).

I like to add a little butter on top as it comes out of the oven, and some parsley for added color.  Add in your favorites including cheese, herbs, bacon or jalapenos.

Corn Casserole in yellow baking dish before cooking

To Cook in a Crock Pot (or Slow Cooker)

Much like Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes and Crock Pot Stuffing, this recipe can easily be adapted for the Crock Pot if your oven is full.

The cooking time can vary slightly but 2-3 hours on high should work. Once it is cooked, just unplug the slow cooker or set it to warm.

This is the perfect side along with stuffing, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole.

More Great Turkey Dinner Sides You’ll Love

Yellow baking dish of Corn Casserole with ears of corn next to it

Corn Casserole

Corn Casserole is a simple side with a delicious sweet cornbread base.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 387
Author Holly Nilsson

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 package Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
  • 2 cups corn canned or frozen, drained
  • 1 can creamed corn
  • 1 cup sour cream

Optional Add-Ins

  • 2 tablespoons onion or jalapeno peppers, minced
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese shredded, optional
  • crumbled bacon

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 2 qt casserole dish and set aside.
  • Combine all ingredients and spread into the casserole dish.
  • Bake 45-55 minutes or until browned.

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Nutrition

Calories: 387 | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Cholesterol: 101mg | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 201mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 835IU | Vitamin C: 2.7mg | Calcium: 160mg | Iron: 1.3mg

Baking dish of Corn Casserole with a serving taken out of it

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Corn casserole ingredients in a bowl and corn casserole in a dish with a title

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