Brimming with flavors and textures, this Cheesy Corn Casserole recipe is perfect for anyone who loves their food to be sweet, savory, and a little bit of everything in between.
Crack Corn Casserole
Welcome to another scrumptious blog post, foodies!
Today, I’ll be sharing one of my favorite corn casseroles that you will absolutely love.
This cheesy corn casserole is so addictively good, that you might find yourself making this dish for dinner parties, family gatherings, and even potlucks.
Brimming with flavors and textures, this recipe is perfect for anyone who loves their food to be sweet, savory, and a little bit of everything in between.
So, what are we waiting for? Let’s dive into the recipe!
This Recipe Is…
Cheesy corn casserole is a popular dish that is loved by many, and for good reason.
It’s the perfect blend of sweet corn and creamy, cheesy goodness, making it an ideal side dish for any meal.
But, this recipe takes the traditional dish to a whole new level of savory goodness with the addition of bacon and ranch seasoning.
The saltiness of the bacon and the tanginess of the ranch perfectly balance the sweetness of the corn.
What is Cheesy Corn Casserole
Cheesy Corn Casserole is a delightful dish combining sweet corn, cream-style corn, and other simple ingredients like sour cream, cheddar cheese, and cornbread mix.
It’s often considered a comfort food and a great addition to holiday dinners or everyday meals.
Makes 8 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 30 minutes
- Frozen corn
- Ranch seasoning mix
- Cream cheese, cubed
- Bacon bits cooked and chopped
- Shredded cheddar Jack cheese, divided
Why You Will Love This Recipe
Disney’s Frozen Blizzard Cookie recipe is inspired by the popular animated movie Frozen, featuring a delightful blend of flavors and a wintry theme.
The recipe typically includes ingredients like sugar cookie mix, blue food coloring, white chocolate chips, and blue sprinkles.
The cookies are often shaped like snowflakes or decorated to resemble the icy landscape of the film.
These cookies have gained popularity for several reasons:
- Theme and Appeal: The Frozen theme resonates with both kids and adults who love the movie. The cookies, with their frosty appearance and association with the beloved characters, tap into the magic and allure of the Frozen world.
- Visual Appeal: The cookies are visually stunning, often adorned with blue hues, white chocolate, and sparkly sprinkles resembling snowflakes. The vibrant colors and decorative elements make them visually appealing, perfect for parties, gatherings, or themed events.
- Nostalgia and Connection: Disney movies often evoke nostalgia and emotional connections. These cookies allow fans to bring a piece of the movie into their homes, creating a connection to the beloved characters and storyline.
- Fun to Make: Baking these cookies can be a fun activity, especially for families or fans of the movie. The process of mixing, shaping, and decorating the cookies can be an enjoyable experience, especially when shared with others.
- Versatility: The basic recipe can be customized to suit different preferences. Whether it’s altering the shapes, experimenting with different toppings, or adding personal touches, the versatility of the recipe allows for creativity in the kitchen.
Overall, the combination of a beloved movie theme, visually appealing aesthetics, and the joy of baking and sharing these cookies contributes to their popularity and why people love making and enjoying them.
How To Make Cheesy Corn Casserole With Sour Cream
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Heat a large skillet over medium heat, then add the butter to the pan.
When the butter is melted, add the corn and saute until the kernels are softened.
Add the ranch seasoning and cream cheese to the pan and stir to mix. Continue stirring until the cream cheese is melted.
Remove the pan from heat and stir in one cup of shredded cheese.
Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and top with the remaining cheese.
Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes, until the sauce is bubbly and the cheese on top is melted.
Serve this dish as a side to your favorite grilled meats, or just as an appetizer at your next party.
Your guests will be coming back for seconds and even thirds, guaranteed!
How do I store Cheesy Corn Casserole
Store leftovers in an airtight container or cover the casserole dish tightly with plastic wrap or aluminum foil. It can be refrigerated for 3-4 days.
Can I freeze Cheesy Corn Casserole
Yes, you can freeze it. Make sure it’s in an airtight container or wrapped tightly with plastic wrap and aluminum foil. Freeze for up to a month for the best quality. Thaw in the fridge before reheating.
What To Serve With Cheesy Corn Casserole
- Sweet and Spicy Hawaiian Pork Chops
- Chicken Jambalaya Casserole
- Loaded Mashed Potato Meatloaf Casserole Recipe
- Chicken and Potato Casserole
Printable Recipe Card and Nutritional Values
- 2 tablespoons butter
- 2 12-ounce packages of frozen corn
- 1 package ranch seasoning mix
- 1 8-ounce package of cream cheese, cubed
- 1 cup bacon bits or 4 strips bacon, cooked and chopped
- 2 cups shredded cheddar Jack cheese, divided
- Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
- Heat a large skillet over medium heat, then add the butter to the pan.
- When the butter is melted, add the corn and saute until the kernels are softened.
- Add the ranch seasoning and cream cheese to the pan and stir to mix. Continue stirring until the cream cheese is melted.
- Remove the pan from heat and stir in one cup of shredded cheese.
- Transfer the mixture to a baking dish and top with the remaining cheese.
- Bake in the preheated oven for 20 to 30 minutes, until the sauce is bubbly and the cheese on top is melted.
Amount Per Serving Calories 440Total Fat 30gSaturated Fat 15gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 12gCholesterol 74mgSodium 946mgCarbohydrates 29gFiber 4gSugar 5gProtein 19g
Can I use fresh corn instead of canned
Absolutely! Fresh corn kernels can be used as a substitute for canned corn.
Just adjust the cooking time accordingly.
Can I make Cheesy Corn Casserole in a slow cooker
Yes, you can! Cook on medium-low heat for 3-4 hours or until set.
Can I make this ahead of time
Absolutely! Prepare the corn mixture and refrigerate it overnight.
When ready to bake, simply place it in a baking dish and follow the baking instructions.
Cracker Barrel Corn Casserole Conclusion
With its creamy cheesy goodness and crunchy bacon bits, this crispy and flavorful corn casserole recipe is something that will take your taste buds on a heavenly ride.
Whether you’re cooking for a group or just for yourself, this recipe is easy, quick, and utterly delicious.
So, go ahead and crack your way to cheesy goodness with this cheesy corn casserole recipe. Cheers!
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