This Corn Casserole recipe is quick to make with cornbread mix, creamed corn, and of course, butter. 

Bake it until golden and serve this tasty side dish for Sunday supper or a holiday meal!

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An Easy Side Dish

If you haven’t tried this cream corn casserole recipe before, it’s a must-try. It appears at Easter, Thanksgiving, and Christmas dinner – and it’s also great with Sunday supper!

  • Needs just a few ingredients and 5 minutes to prepare.
  • It can be made ahead of time in just one bowl.
  • This corn casserole doubles well to feed a crowd.

Corn pudding is similar to this corn casserole recipe, but it has a more custard-like texture. This dish is slightly softer than a cornbread.

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Ingredients for Corn Casserole

This Jiffy corn casserole recipe is made with a handful of ingredients – simply stir and bake.

  • Cornbread Mix – An 8.5oz box of Jiffy corn muffin mix is the perfect base for this easy corn casserole. If you don’t have a box on hand, you can make a homemade version of Jiffy mix here.
  • Corn – Cream-style corn adds sweetness, and whole-kernel corn adds texture. Canned, fresh, or frozen corn kernels will work.
  • Dairy – Melted butter adds richness and flavor, while sour cream is added for moisture. Eggs help hold it all together.

Variations

Experiment with different add-ins to customize this Jiffy corn casserole recipe.

  • Minced white onion (or green onions) or fresh herbs
  • Diced jalapenos
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Cooked bacon
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How to Make Corn Casserole (overview)

  1. Whisk the ingredients in a medium bowl (per the recipe below).
  2. Pour into a baking dish.
  3. Bake it for about 45-55 minutes or until golden brown (this recipe can be baked in a toaster oven as well).

I like to add a little pat of butter on top as it comes out of the oven.

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How to Make Ahead

This easy corn casserole recipe is great for busy holidays. It can be made ahead of time and then warmed just before serving.

To Make Ahead: Bake as directed and cool completely. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 days.

To Reheat Before Serving: To reheat, allow the casserole dish to sit at room temperature for 30-60 minutes. Bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes or until heated through.

To Freeze: Bake the casserole as directed and cool completely. Wrap tightly and freeze for up to 3 months. Thaw in the fridge overnight and warm in the oven before serving.

Store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3 days.

More Holiday Sides

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

Did you enjoy this Corn Casserole? Be sure to leave a comment and a rating below!

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Easy Corn Casserole

Jiffy Corn Casserole is a simple side with a sweet corn flavor.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 45 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 8 servings
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Ingredients  

  • ½ cup butter melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 8.5 oz package Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
  • 2 cups corn canned or frozen, drained and thawed
  • 1 can creamed corn 15 oz
  • 1 cup sour cream

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 2 qt casserole dish and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, combine melted butter, eggs, corn muffin mix, corn kernels, creamed corn, and sour cream. Stir to combine.
  • Spread the batter in the prepared baking dish.
  • Bake 45-55 minutes or until golden brown.

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Notes

 Optional Additions:
  • 2 tablespoons minced onion, green onion, or Jalapeno.
  • crumbled bacon or bacon bits
  • 1 cup sharp cheddar cheese
Make Ahead – After baking and cooling, cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for up to 2 days.
Reheat Before Serving – When you’re ready to serve, let the casserole sit at room temperature for 30-60 minutes. Then, bake at 350°F for 15-20 minutes or until it’s heated through.
4.98 from 333 votes

Nutrition Information

Calories: 371 | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 67mg | Sodium: 550mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 744IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 1mg

Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.

Course Casserole, Side Dish
Cuisine American
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    1. I have only made this recipe as listed, so I can’t say for sure. But I would love to hear how it turns out for you.

  1. This is such a satisfying easy dish! I love it. I had not made this for a while and forgot what the texture of the cooked casserole was to be. Once it cooled a bit , all that deliciousness and the soft corn tastey bites woke my tastebud memories! Yum! Paired this your crispy baked potatoe wedge recipes to go with our grilled ribeyes for Christmas dinner. Thank you and best to you and your family for the Holidays!5 stars

  2. Two questions: how much bacon if adding, and secondly, is there a noticeable sour cream tangy taste to the baked casserole? Thank you.

    1. I would suggest about 3 tablespoons of crumbled bacon – you can add more but this amount will add just a little bit of flavor. I don’t notice a tangy flavor in this recipe once cooked.

  3. This was delicious! I added a small handful of cheddar, and a bit of powdered onion and fresh ground black pepper. I’m vegetarian so I used the Vegetarian Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix instead. It took a little longer to set but maybe that was the different Jiffy mix?5 stars