Slow Cooker Creamed Corn
When you can whip up a delicious Slow Cooker Creamed Corn, you’ll be sure to skip over the canned creamed corn from here on out. Pull out your crockpot friends, to make easy recipes.
With only six basic ingredients, you’ll be cooking up this heavenly slow cooker recipe in no time. Can it get any easier than that?
So be sure to keep this recipe on-hand — and make extra copies for your friends. I can almost assure you that this is one of the easiest recipes out there and your family and neighbors will be asking for the recipe.
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Let me ask you a question. Do you prefer to serve particular vegetables with specific dishes? Yes, I’m kind of asking you if you’re a bit quirky (ha ha). Well, let me break the ice and say that I do. Hopefully, I’m not alone here.
If I’m making a roast, corn has to be on the table too. Honestly, it’s almost disappointing if it’s not. And when I serve a tuna casserole, there’s always a side of peas (and applesauce) served alongside it as well.
All that to say that I can’t imagine a Thanksgiving dinner without a creamed corn recipe — and if you can make it in the crockpot — SCORE.
See how I forgot to leave out the turkey? Yeah. Side dishes for the win, that’s all I’m saying. And, yes, I might be getting a little carried away, but food (insert emoji heart eyes).
Scrumptious and Creamy Side Dish
Last month I made my first appearance here — and I’m so incredibly excited to be back with you today. In case we haven’t met virtually, my name is Kelly and I blog over at Live Laugh Rowe. It’s a creative lifestyle blog.
We like to celebrate life, creativity, and food over there. Swing by and say hello sometime.
Marriage and blogging have really helped me to spread my wings in the kitchen. The first time I made creamed corn was just a few years ago, and that was in my pressure cooker. It took 10 minutes and it became a family favorite.
However, every time I make creamed corn, it quickly becomes the main dish for several meals. Breakfast anyone?
Yes, I love corn that much. And when you add heavy cream, butter, and cream cheese there’s simply no possible way to say no. Sigh.
The ingredients used in this recipe are frozen corn kernels, cream cheese, heavy cream, milk, butter, sugar, salt, and pepper. All the gooooood ingredients, if you know what I mean.
Place the corn, milk, cream, and sugar in the slow cooker and stir to combine the ingredients, cover and cook for 3 hours on high. Then top with your butter and cream cheese, this makes the cream sauce.
While that scrumptiousness is cooking, enjoy a few episodes of your new favorite show or read a few chapters from your favorite book. Shhhhh. It will be our little secret that you didn’t slave away in the kitchen.
How do you thicken Slow Cooker Creamed Corn?
Thickening creamed corn in the slow cooker requires time. If you’re in a crunch for time, take the lid off and cook an additional 15 to 20 minutes, cook on high. Patience is required with this side dish, because the longer it sits, the thicker creamy sauce gets.
I’ve read that you can also remove a couple of ladles of the creamed corn and puree it in a blender and stir it back in with the remainder of the corn. I haven’t done that myself, but it might do the trick — and, thankfully, it really can’t ruin your dish.
Making Creamed Corn in a Slow Cooker
Ready to give this a try? I might have to pick up the ingredients again this weekend…. I’m officially craving this creamy goodness with that delightful texture of the corn. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we did, which was probably too much.
And just in case you’re looking for another great side dish, this Sweet Potato Casserole might fit the bill. Now let’s get back to the kitchen and focusing on the preparation of some serious corn goodness.
- 3 bags frozen whole kernel corn (12 oz each)
- 8 oz. cream cheese, cut into cubes
- 1 cup whole milk
- 1/2 cup heavy cream
- 1/2 cup salted butter (1 stick), cut into cubes
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- Salt and Pepper, optional
- Place corn at bottom of 3 to 4 quart slow cooker.
- Pour milk, cream, and sugar over corn and stir together.
- Top with cubed butter and cubed cream cheese.
- Cover and cook on high for 3 to 4 hours.
- Stir well until the butter and cream cheese are combined. Cook uncovered on high an additional 15 minutes (or until it's thickened to your liking). Salt if you want to.
- Add pepper to taste or for garnish (optional).
- Serve and enjoy.
Creamed corn will thicken as it sits. If you plan to keep it in the slow cooker longer (for serving), you may want to add a little milk.
Recipe adapted from The Slow Roasted Italian.
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Amount Per Serving:Calories: 231Total Fat: 22gSaturated Fat: 14gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 63mgSodium: 188mgCarbohydrates: 6gFiber: 0gSugar: 4gProtein: 3g