Creamy and delicious, this easy crock pot corn casserole is the BEST side dish recipe! It’s especially great at family gatherings for the holidays as it makes the perfect side dish for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or Easter!Need a great side dish for your holiday meals? Have a party to attend and need to bring a tasty dish to share? Just need some warm comfort food during the cold weather months? No matter the occasion, this corn casserole recipe is the PERFECT side dish option!
Slow Cooker Holiday Meal Prep
During the busy holiday season, utilizing your slow cooker is a great way to save on time and oven space. And anything you can do to make meal prep less complicated or labor intensive (especially during the holidays) is a WIN! So, we actually often have more than one crock pot going during holiday meal prep. I’ve done overnight pumpkin pie oatmeal in the slow cooker for a great Thanksgiving breakfast. And, slow cooker cherry dump cake is a PERFECT time-saving holiday dessert! So good and SO easy!
But to really make holiday meal prep easier, I especially love making side dishes in the slow cooker! Our go-to options are slow cooker mashed potatoes (I still need to post a recipe on how I like to do that) and this corn casserole!MMmmmmm!! So good! It tastes delicious as a Thanksgiving side dish with turkey, but also works well as a Christmas or Easter side dish to pair with the holiday ham!
Making Slow Cooker Corn Casserole
While it might not look like anything fancy, this corn casserole is incredibly tasty, only requires a few ingredients, and is SO easy to make in your slow cooker. Plus, it’s a crowd favorite – don’t plan on a ton of leftovers. So, this one is definitely a win for your holiday meals.
Once you have the ingredients, it’s a completely uncomplicated recipe. With only 5 minutes of prep time, the longest part of making this recipe will be just opening the cans of corn! All you do is dump everything into the crock pot, stir, and let it cook. Honestly, it’s so easy the kids can make it!I love recipes like this with so little work involved, leaving you more time to prepare other food or do other fun holiday things with your family. And more time during the busy holiday season is something I think we could all use! So you really can go wrong with trying this easy and simple recipe.
Other Holiday Side Dish Recipes
While the corn casserole is SO good, here are some other side dish ideas that you might want to consider for your holiday meals (especially Thanksgiving and Christmas)! Any of these would taste great with the corn casserole as well!
- Cheesy Broccoli Bake
- Easy Skillet Fried Apples
- Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip
- Cranberry Cheese Pastry Bites
- Bacon Cranberry Green Beans
- Lighter Broccoli Cranberry Salad
- Candied Sweet Potato Casserole
So throw the corn casserole in the slow cooker and then make one of these other sides in the oven. Or go with one of the no-bake options, like the cranberry cream cheese dip (Sooooo good) or the broccoli cranberry salad!
Crock Pot Corn Casserole Recipe
And it’s also important to note that this corn casserole doesn’t HAVE to just be for the holidays! It’s so easy to make that you can whip it up for a side dish anytime. Pair it with just about any favorite meat option, some tasty veggies, and/or a big salad. You really can’t go wrong with this corn dish!
Here’s the easy printable recipe for making corn casserole in the slow cooker:
Easy Crock Pot Corn Casserole
- 2 cans cream style corn
- 2 cans whole sweet corn drained
- 2 8.5 oz boxes Corn Muffin Mix
- 8 oz 1 cup sour cream
- 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese
- 1 stick butter 1/2 cup melted
- Dump all the ingredients into the slow cooker.
- Stir to combine well.
- Cover and cook 2-3 hours on high heat, until cooked through and center is set.
What are YOUR favorite slow cooker side dishes?