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Creamed Corn Recipe

This stovetop creamed corn recipe with cream cheese is simply the best! A southern comfort food side dish that is perfect for dinner or special occasions.

a wooden spoon taking a scoop of creamed corn

There is just nothing like homemade creamed corn.

A southern comfort food, this easy side dish requires hardly any prep work and tastes like a million bucks.

It’s one of our very favorite corn recipes along with Honey Butter Skillet Corn, Roasted Frozen Corn and Buttery Skillet Corn.

Ingredients to make this recipe

  • frozen sweet corn
  • heavy cream
  • milk
  • butter
  • fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • cream cheese
  • salt
  • all purpose flour

This corn recipe is so simple to make and requires hardly any prep work! While I love slow cooker creamed corn, this one is ready in a fraction of the time and tastes just as delicious.

Need more side dish ideas? Try Funeral Potatoes (Cheesy Potatoes), Broccoli Casserole, Garlic Butter Carrots, Creamy Garlic Mushrooms, Green Bean Casserole, Brussels Sprouts Gratin, Mashed Potatoes with Sour Cream.

ingredients to make creamed corn in glass bowls

How to make creamed corn with cream cheese

Step 1: add the butter to a saucepan and melt it.

Step 2: Add the flour and whisk for a minute, then add your heavy cream, salt, parmesan cheese, cream cheese, and milk.

Step 3: Once the sauce is melted together, add in your frozen corn and heat until the corn is plump and the sauce is thick and creamy. Serve and enjoy!

collage image showing the ingredients added to a saucepan to make creamed corn

Making creamed corn from scratch is going to be a game changer for you if you have never tried it before.

This corn with cream cheese is a family favorite.

Not only is it easy to make, but no one can resist this extra creamy and delicious side dish!

creamed corn in a dish

This dish uses both cream cheese and parmesan cheese to really amp up the cheesy creamy goodness of the creamed corn.

I didn’t think I liked creamed corn but this recipe changed my mind!

Storing Creamed Corn

This dish will keep well in the fridge up to 3 days. Reheat leftovers in a saucepan or in the microwave until hot.

a spoon showing a scoop of creamed corn

Try this recipe for the holidays and you won’t be disappointed!

You just can’t go wrong with a classic favorite like this.

Try adding this yummy dish to your holiday recipe collection!

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creamed corn with cream cheese in a white serving dish

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a wooden spoon taking a scoop of creamed corn

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Yield: 8 servings

Creamed Corn With Cream Cheese

corn with cream cheese

Southern style creamed corn with cream cheese is the best easy side dish for dinner and the holidays!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes


  • 24 oz frozen corn
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 cup milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • ⅓ cup fresh grated parmesan cheese
  • 2 tablespoons cream cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons all purpose flour


  1. Melt the butter over medium heat in a sauce pan
  2. Stir the flour in and whisk for one minute
  3. Add milk, heavy cream, salt, parmesan, and cream cheese and stir for 1 - 2 minutes until cream cheese is mostly melted
  4. Add frozen corn and continue to cook, stirring often, for around 15 minutes, or until corn is plump and sauce is thick and creamy
  5. Serve the creamed corn immediately

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 274Total Fat: 19gSaturated Fat: 11gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 54mgSodium: 412mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 2gSugar: 4gProtein: 6g

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Friday 5th of November 2021

This Creamed Corn was great!! I did add some black pepper to mine.


Sunday 19th of September 2021

Can this be frozen and used at a later date?


Monday 31st of May 2021

Made this recipe I only added one pack of sugar made it a little sweeter, but tasted oh so good.


Tuesday 25th of May 2021

Can you use fresh corn for this recipe and how much should you use?

Joy Shull

Saturday 29th of May 2021

I haven't tried it, but I would guess around 4-5 fresh ears worth depending on the size.

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