Crock Pot Creamed Corn

A big holiday dinner wouldn’t be complete without rich flavorful creamed corn! It’s creamy, buttery, and cheesy. Everyone’s favorite holiday side dish!

We have a recipe for Creamed Corn that is made in a skillet, but I love how this crock pot version doesn’t require me to be hands on the entire time! It makes for a super easy side dish and great for busy holiday meals.

Crock pot creamed corn in dish

Slow cooker creamed corn

There are so many reasons I love creamed corn!

First of all, it’s super simple to make. Who doesn’t love an easy side dish recipe? Skip the canned cream corn and definitely go for homemade. Second, it’s creamy and incredibly indulgent. All of the ingredients mix together wonderfully. The flavors of this recipe are so good.

There is a reason creamed corn is a staple in many Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner meals. It’s easy to whip up, make ahead of time, and everyone loves it. The prep takes just a few minutes (packaged frozen corn for the win!) and this recipe is made in the crock pot which makes it even easier. Set and forget!

Corn kernels and cream mixture in slow cooker

2 steps – how to crock pot creamed corn

Start making your cream by using a medium sized saucepan to heat up the cream cheese, butter, milk, sugar, pepper and garlic salt. Mix everything together until well blended.

Place the frozen corn in the slow cooker and cover with the cream cheese mixture. Cook on high for 1 hour or low for 2-3 hours. Give it a good mix and make sure the corn is cooked through. It’s that easy – just two simple steps.

You can also double or triple this recipe if needed! Just make sure your slow cooker can hold that amount and double or triple the ingredients.

If you like your creamed corn to be thicker than normal, uncover your crockpot, and cook on HIGH for another 15 minutes. As it cools down, the corn will thicken even more. Make sure to serve your creamed corn warm!

Slow cooker creamed corn recipe

How to store

If you have any leftovers (what!?) keep them in an airtight container and STORE them in the fridge. They will last for 4-5 days if stored properly.

Be sure to check our our classic creamed corn too (that doesn’t involve the slow cooker). 😉

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Crock Pot Creamed Corn Recipe

5 from 10 votes
A big holiday dinner wouldn't be complete without rich flavorful creamed corn! It's creamy, buttery, and cheesy. Everyone's favorite holiday side dish!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 214 kcal
Author Lil’ Luna

Ingredients

  • 16 oz frozen corn kernels
  • 8 oz cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 1 tbsp white sugar
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions
 

  • Use a medium sized saucepan to heat up the cream cheese, butter, milk, sugar, pepper and garlic salt. Mix until well blended.
  • Place the frozen corn in the slow cooker and cover with the cream cheese mixture. Cook on High for 1 hour or Low for 2-3 hours, making sure to mix before serving.

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Kristyn Merkley

My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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Comments:

  1. 5 stars
    I had no idea that I would love this as much as I do! Adding the cream cheese is a delicious idea & truly so creamy! This will be good all year long!

  2. 5 stars
    Your recipes keep changing my mind about childhood dishes i swore i did not like. This creamed corn recipe is delicious.

  3. 5 stars
    I made this for the first time for Thanksgiving and it was Perfect! The flavor balance and tHickness were exactly what i expected. Thanks for the yummies!

  4. 5 stars
    I stumbled upon this recipe In thanksgiving day as i was mindlessly perusing FB or IG and THOUGHT to myself, “maybe i should make this” instead of the plain heated up frozen corn i was planning on. I had all the ingrediEnts kn hand, so Into the crockpot it went. This dish was by far the star if iur thanksgiving meal. It was unpretentious but so amazingly Delicious. This one is definitely going to be on heavy rotation in my house!

    1. I personally have not tried, but you sure could. It may need more time, but I honestly don’t know for sure, since I haven’t tried.

  5. 5 stars
    We love this recipe! My husband loves how creamy it really is! Such a staple in our house! And easy to make when it’s in the crockpot!

  6. 5 stars
    This creamed corn recipe is so delicious. There’s never any left when I make it. The consistency of this creamed corn is a winner too not too thick and not too runny.

  7. In the ingredients, garlic salt isn’t mentioned but in the instructions it is. Is garlic salt used or was it a typo?

    1. Thanks for catching that. Honestly, either would work! If you like a little more of a garlic flavor, the garlic salt is tasty! If you want to keep it more basic, you can use regular salt.