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Paula Deen’s Corn Casserole with Cheese

Paula Deen’s Corn Casserole with Cheese is a quick and easy side dish that has a perfect spot on your Thanksgiving table!


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Jiffy Corn Casserole

Jiffy corn casserole with sour cream is one of our favorite sides, along with Au Gratin Potatoes and Green Bean Casserole with Sour Cream and Paula Deen’s Sweet Potato Casserole.

Sweet corn casseroles are a holiday tradition for many families as it pairs so well with ham or roasted turkey and other favorite holiday side dishes!

We love this classic Paula Deen creamed corn casserole recipe because it reheats well and it’s super quick and easy to make. Who does not love cornbread casserole, it is a classic comfort food that is so Delicious!!

Try my easy 4 ingredient cranberry sauce or cranberry fluff salad with your holiday dinner!

Ingredients

Ingredients for corn casserole on marble board with text overlay.
  • Whole kernel corn – typically made with canned corn, or you can use frozen corn or fresh corn.
  • Canned cream-style corn
  • Jiffy corn muffin mix
  • Sour Cream
  • Butter – melted
  • Cheddar cheese

Substitutions

You can substitute frozen corn for the whole kernel corn in this corn recipe

Use mild cheddar, medium or sharp cheddar depending on your flavor preference.

Why you’ll love this recipe

  • Easy corn casserole recipe
  • Perfect Thanksgiving corn casserole
  • So easy to customize this creamy corn casserole
  • Perfect make ahead cheesy corn casserole

Step by step Instructions for how to make corn casserole

You can find a full recipe card with instructions at the bottom of this page.

Ingredients for corn casserole in mixing bowl with wooden spoon.

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 9×13-inch casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray or butter. (You can also use a cast iron skillet)

In a large mixing bowl, combine both cans of corn (drain the whole kernel corn), package corn muffin mix, sour cream and melted butter.

Unbaked corn casserole, spread in cast iron skillet with spatula on the side.

Pour mixture into prepared baking dish.  

Bake in 350°F oven for 45 minutes or until golden brown. 

Baked corn casserole in cast iron skillet with black and white napking on the side.

Remove from oven and top with shredded Cheddar cheese.  Cook for an additional 10 minutes, until cheese is melted. 

Let stand for 10 minutes then serve warm. 

Variations

Corn casserole with cream corn has many fun variations, as you can make corn casserole from scratch by making your corn casserole without jiffy mix using cornmeal.

Mexican corn casserole is a delicious recipe featuring ground beef, diced tomatoes, green chiles and taco seasoning.

Jalapeños corn casserole is a perfect spicy corn casserole to make using 2 chopped jalapeño peppers.

Mac and cheese corn casserole is fun casserole to make for both the kids and adults alike as a main dish or side dish. You can also make cornbread casserole recipes using cream cheese, zucchini and broccoli.

Top tips for making the best corn casserole recipe

  • Use ingredients at room temperature for the best results
  • Mix the ingredients until just combined do not over mix
  • Do not overcook your corn casserole, cook just until golden brown
Piece of corn casserole on white plate with fork.

How to make corn casserole ahead of time?

You can prepare your corn casserole without baking and store it covered with wrap or foil in the fridge for 1 or 2 days. Remove from fridge, let sit at room temperature for 30 minutes then bake at 350°F for 45 minutes.

Or you can make and bake your corn casserole with jiffy mix and store it in the fridge covered with wrap or foil for 1 or 2 days. When ready to serve allow to sit at room temperature for 20 to 30 minutes.

Reheat in the oven at 350°F for 15 minutes or until heated through.

How to reheat corn casserole?

Reheat individual or smaller portions in the microwave using a microwave-safe dish for 1 to 2 minutes intervals until heated through.

Reheat larger portions (allow to sit at room temperature for 20-30 minutes) using an oven-safe dish in the middle of the oven at 325°F for 15 minutes or until heated through.

Storage and freezing instructions

How long does corn casserole last?

Allow the baked cream corn casserole to cool. Cover in plastic wrap or transfer to an airtight container to store in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Can you freeze corn casserole?

Yes you can! Once cooled use a freezer-safe dish freeze for 2 to 3 months.

Thaw overnight in the fridge then follow the reheating instructions.

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Corn casserole on white plate with fork.

Paula Deen’s Corn Casserole with Cheese


Description

Paula Deen’s Corn Casserole with Cheese is a quick and easy side dish that has a perfect spot on your Thanksgiving table! 


Ingredients

1 can (15.25 ounces) whole kernel corn, drained

1 can (14.75 ounces) cream-style corn

1 package (8.5 ounces)Jiffy corn muffin mix

1 cup sour cream

1/2 cup butter, melted

1 and 1/2 cups cheddar cheese, shredded


Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.  
  2. Grease a 9×13-inch casserole dish with nonstick cooking spray or butter and set aside. 
  3. In a large mixing bowl, combine both cans of corn (drain the whole kernel corn), package corn muffin mix, sour cream and melted butter.
  4. Pour into prepared baking dish.  
  5. Bake in 350°F oven for 45 minutes or  until golden brown. 
  6. Remove from oven and top with shredded Cheddar.  Cook for an additional 10 minutes, until cheese is melted. 
  7. Let stand for 10 minutes then serve warm. 

Notes

How long does corn casserole last? Allow the baked cream corn casserole to cool. Cover in plastic wrap or transfer to an airtight container to store in the fridge for up to 3 days.

Can you freeze corn casserole? Yes you can! Once cooled use a freezer-safe dish freeze for 2 to 3 months.

Thaw overnight in the fridge then follow the reheating instructions.

 

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Category: Side Dishes
  • Method: Oven Baked
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 generous helping
  • Calories: 311
  • Sugar: 2.5 g
  • Sodium: 270.2 mg
  • Fat: 24.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 14.5 g
  • Trans Fat: 0.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 15.4 g
  • Fiber: 1.7 g
  • Protein: 9.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 65.1 mg

Keywords: Paula Deen’s Corn Casserole, Jiffy corn casserole, corn casserole with cream corn

8 Comments

  1. Another classic side dish from Paula we enjoy them all. Another new staple to add to our thanksgiving table. Thanks!

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