What is a potluck without a corn casserole of some sort? These casseroles are wonderful because you can make them into main courses or keep them as side dishes, depending on what you put in them. Corn is a versatile ingredient that pairs with various ingredients, such as cheese, chicken, peppers, beans, and more. It has a pleasant texture since it is plump and juicy when you cook it right. Additionally, it is considered both a vegetable and a grain, offering many health benefits.

For example, Healthline states that corn can improve your digestive health due to its high fiber content. It also has significant amounts of other vitamins and minerals. So, next time you host a potluck or simply attend one and need to bring a dish with you, one of these recipes will suffice. In fact, we’ve rounded up so many scrumptious corn casseroles for this list that you’ll be hungry by the time you reach the end of it. Choose a classic corn casserole with Jiffy mix, or go the healthier route and make something like corn and zucchini pie. The choice is yours, and you can’t go wrong either way!

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1. Creamy Cheese Corn Casserole

Our recipe for corn casserole has that creamy feel and cheesy taste that you’ll love. The best part is that it’s healthy, too, since the recipe calls for reduced-fat cheese, 1% milk, and fat-free sour cream. You can also use light butter and cream cheese as well! Use salt, pepper, and garlic salt to flavor the corn and saucy mixture. This recipe is not only ideal for comforting holiday dinners but also for summer potlucks!

2. Healthy Swiss Corn Casserole

Here is another nourishing corn casserole recipe for you to try out. Cooking Made Healthy posted this fantastic side dish with corn, bell peppers, onions, and Swiss cheese. The dry mustard gives it a hint of tanginess, and the evaporated milk ensures that it isn’t dry. Serve this alongside your favorite grilled protein, such as chicken breasts! We recommend you garnish this with fresh parsley to upgrade its appearance.

3. Make-Ahead Corn Casserole from Scratch

If you have a potluck coming up and you want to get ahead on prep, this make-ahead corn casserole is perfect for you. You’ll need some finely ground yellow cornmeal, baking powder, creamed corn, and yellow corn. This is a packed casserole because it has bell peppers, jalapeno, and shredded cheese, too. The use of Greek yogurt is better for you than sour cream, and it gives it more protein!

4. Loaded Corn Casserole

This corn casserole has so many ingredients that it can easily work as an entrée! With plenty of bacon, cheese, vegetables, creamed corn, and cheese, it has enough protein to satisfy your hunger. Furthermore, the base of the casserole has cornbread, which also makes it more filling. Reserve some of the red peppers so you can use them as a garnish after the casserole bakes, then get ready to dig in!

5. Healthy Corn Casserole Without Sour Cream

This corn casserole uses Greek yogurt in place of sour cream to keep the side dish perfectly moist. So, it is just as comforting as classic corn casserole but has a lighter feel to it. Aside from that, it has a mixture made from Jiffy mix, butter, creamed corn, and regular corn. We suggest serving this at a BBQ potluck since it tastes terrific with things like BBQ brisket, meatballs, or mac and cheese.

6. Sweet Corn Zucchini Pie

Here is a light corn casserole that acts as either a side dish or an entrée! It is vegetarian, so bringing it to a potluck ensures that plant-based eaters can enjoy it, too. It has gorgeous layers of thinly sliced zucchini with sweet corn. Additionally, there’s cheddar cheese, onions, and seasonings. Meanwhile, the eggs in the recipe give it structure (don’t worry, it’s not too eggy). Once it bakes, sprinkle on some grated parmesan!

7. Green Chili Pimento Corn Casserole

You can imagine how fiery this corn casserole is with green chilies, pimentos, fire-roasted corn, and cayenne pepper. This recipe by Mighty Mrs. combines all of these spicy ingredients with cornbread mix, onions, and sour cream to create a masterpiece. This is a fantastic dish for potlucks since it pairs well with many different entrees. Although it is best when you serve it warm, you can eat it at room temperature, too.

8. Mexican Street Corn Casserole

Mexican street corn is a flavorful yet simple street food that typically has Mexican crema (or mayo), cilantro, lime juice, and Cotija cheese. It also has chili powder to give it some kick! This corn casserole recreates Mexican street corn and makes it easier to serve crowds. It has the famous ingredients, plus salt, cayenne, and queso fresco. Bring this to the cookout, and we guarantee you won’t be going home with any leftovers!

9. Corn Patch Casserole

Have you ever tried corn patch casserole? Frugal Hausfrau shared this recipe, which is super easy to make and tastes heavenly. Essentially, this side dish has cornmeal, corn kernels, green chilies, cheese, and seasonings. With hints of garlic and cheddar cheese, it is savory and is the perfect accompaniment for grilled sausages or chicken. You won’t want to miss out on this recipe since it has the perfect balance of cheesy goodness!

10. Scalloped Corn and Broccoli

You’ve heard of scalloped potatoes, but how about scalloped corn and broccoli? This incredible dish is a fusion of many simple ingredients that combine to make something magical. All you need is creamed corn, eggs, flour, cheese, and broccoli. Additionally, flour helps to give it some structure while it bakes. We suggest making a homemade cheese sauce that you can drizzle over the top to elevate the appearance and taste; yum!

11. Ham and Corn Grits Casserole

Here is a wonderful recipe that folks can use as a main course or as a side at your next potluck. In fact, if you plan on having a large crowd, you might want to double it! It has comforting ingredients such as corn, diced ham, cheddar cheese, grits, and chicken broth. Additionally, its flavor is irresistible due to the garlic powder, black pepper, onion powder, and salt. Hungry yet?

12. Shoepeg Corn and Green Bean Casserole

This recipe is a marriage of corn casserole and green bean casserole, so there is plenty to indulge in. It has a variety of textures due to the chopped onion, celery, bell pepper, and cream of celery soup. However, it’s also got plenty of crunch due to the Ritz crackers that act as the topping and become buttery and golden when they bake. This will definitely be the winning dish at the cookout!

13. Creamy Cheddar Jalapeno Corn Casserole

Everyone knows that jalapenos and cream cheese are the perfect match for each other. So, when they combine this dish with cheddar cheese, heavy cream, and corn kernels, it creates a flavorful casserole that you can’t get enough of. Little Home in the Making posted this recipe, and it certainly caught our attention due to its vibrant color and unique ingredient combination. No matter what food your potluck has, it will be up to standard.

14. Cheesy Corn and Rice Casserole

Tender rice, gooey cheese, and plump corn kernels are what make this casserole special. This dish is ultra-easy to throw together since it only has five ingredients. Aside from the components already mentioned, you only need cream of chicken soup and some butter. If you want to make it vegetarian-friendly, you can always use cream of mushroom soup instead! We love how this side dish is doable, even for cooks with little experience.

15. Amish Chicken and Corn Casserole

If you want a recipe that will keep your belly full for hours, look no further than this recipe. It has chopped cooked chicken, supplying you with protein. It also has corn, Ritz crackers, milk, celery salt, flour, and butter. When you think of comfort food, this meal should come to mind! Kids and adults alike will scarf this down. We suggest sprinkling on some fresh parsley just before serving.

16. Baked Parmesan Creamed Corn

You won’t believe how mouth-watering this corn casserole is! It has cream-style corn and whole-kernel sweet corn. Additionally, there are plenty of seasonings, crackers, butter, and, of course, parmesan cheese. Use fresh grated parmesan, which not only has a more prominent taste but is also better for you since it doesn’t have preservatives. After you bake it, it forms a crispy crust on top. Then you dig your spoon in, and the inside is perfectly creamy.

17. Scalloped Corn

Here is another scalloped corn casserole recipe, except this one takes a different approach. It has sharp white cheddar or pepper jack cheese, corn, butter, and eggs. The small amount of sugar teams up with the nutmeg to give it a sweet undertone that complements the savory cheese. The crumb topping provides a textural contrast that your palette will surely love! Bake it until it is bubbly and browned!

18. Cheesy Fiesta Corn Casserole

If your potluck has some party tacos or burritos, you must include this corn casserole. It has fiesta corn with red and green peppers, jalapenos, green onions, and more. A splash of hot sauce gives it a fiery undertone while the cream cheese balances all the flavors. Not to mention, it also has cheddar and Monterey Jack cheese to give it plenty of variety. Once you take a bite, it will be hard to resist taking another!

19. Baked Creamy Corn Casserole

With a homemade gravy-like sauce, this corn casserole is not your average side dish. It’s incredibly hearty due to its comforting components of milk, heavy cream, butter, flour, and corn. It also has shredded asiago cheese; you can garnish it with chives to give it some color. The saucy corn is delicious alongside all sorts of entrees, which is what makes it perfect for a potluck.

20. 5 Ingredient Jiffy Corn Casserole

When you think of corn casserole, you probably think of this Jiffy casserole, which’s the most popular and well-known type. It’s old-fashioned and easy to make because it only requires a handful of ingredients. All you need is creamed corn, whole corn, butter, sour cream, and corn muffin mix. We love it with BBQ-style potlucks, but it is versatile enough to eat with numerous types of foods!

21. Cheesy Corn Casserole with Pepper Jack, Buttered Crumb Topping, and Garlic

With crunchy panko breadcrumbs, Louisiana hot sauce, and grated nutmeg, this corn casserole is one for the books. It has red bell peppers, pepper jack cheese, chives, and white corn in the base of the dish and a creamy sauce. Due to the expansive list of ingredients, it has a unique and complex flavor that everyone will love. You will definitely be praised for your incredible cooking skills when you make this casserole!

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21 Corn Casseroles That Will Transform Your Potluck

By: Drizzle
Servings: 8
Prep: 15 minutes
Cook: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes
Cheese corn casserole in white dish
4-6PP, 4SP blue/purple, 6SP green per serving


  • 2 Tbsp light butter
  • 5 oz light cream cheese
  • 1/3 cup fat free sour cream
  • 1/2 cup milk *I used 1%
  • 4 cups frozen corn
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp garlic salt
  • 3/4 cup reduced fat shredded cheese *I used a 3 cheese blend
  • 8 cheese ritz crackers, crushed


  • Preheat oven to 350F, spray a 8 inch casserole dish with some non-stick cooking spray.
  • In a pot over low heat melt the butter and cream cheese, stirring often, this will take several minutes for the cream cheese to melt down. Add in the milk and sour cream and stir till nice and creamy.
  • Add in the seasonings and corn and mix well.
  • Pour into the casserole dish, top with the shredded cheese and crushed ritz crackers and bake in the oven for approximately 20 minutes until golden brown and cheese is bubbling.
  • Let cool for 5 minutes then serve, makes 8- heaping 1/2 cup servings.
  • Store leftovers in the fridge, this will freeze well


Personal Points- 4-6 depending on your 0PP foods 
Smart Points- Blue/Purple- 4 using WW recipe builder
Smart Points- Green- 6 using WW recipe builder
Points Plus- 4 using PP calculator
Nutritional info per serving.. Calories.. 181…Fat 7.5g..Sat fat 2.1g…Carbs 23g…Fiber 2g…Sugar 2.9g…Protein 5.5g using My Fitness Pal *Note- these numbers include all ingredients even the 0 point foods

Additional Info

Course: Side dishes
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