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Cream Cheese Corn Casserole Recipe

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Cream Cheese Corn Casserole recipe is a decadent, comforting side dish featuring sweet corn blended with cream cheese, sharp cheddar, and (optional) diced jalapeños!

Are you scrounging for a couple last holiday side dish thoughts? Now I am sharing a few of my most favorite ways to eat corn…a Cream Cheese Corn Casserole recipe! My mother-in-law gave me this recipe years back, and it had been love at first sting. Seriously, give me this dish along with a spoon and I’d be perfectly satisfied.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheesecubed and at room temperature
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/3 cup milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepperto taste
  • 1 (18-ounce) bag frozen sweet cornthawed
  • Diced pickled jalapeñosto taste (OPTIONAL)
  • 1 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

INSTRUCTIONS

1 Preheat oven to 350°F. In a medium pot set over low heat, melt cream cheese and butter. Stir in milk until mixture is smooth and creamy. Stir in salt, corn, and (if using) jalapeños.
2 Pour corn mixture into an 8- by 8-inch square (or comparably sized) baking dish. Sprinkle with grated cheddar. Bake for 20 minutes or until golden and bubbly.

NOTES

1 An 18 ounce bag of frozen corn is equivalent to approximately 4 cups of corn, once you measure it out. You could also substitute two 15-ounce cans of corn (drained) in this recipe, which equal about 4 cups as well. That being said, I highly recommend using frozen corn instead of canned for better flavor in this recipe.
2 The melted butter and cream cheese may seem lumpy as you try to stir them together, but once you stir in the milk, the mixture should become smooth.

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