This delicious crockpot corn casserole recipe and easy Thanksgiving tips post is sponsored by Hefty. All delicious Thanksgiving opinions are my own. May contain commissioned links
Crockpot Corn Casserole Recipe + Thanksgiving Prep Tips
Sooooo I have a Thanksgiving confession. I stink at making a Thanksgiving Turkey. So if you ever come to my house for the Thanksgiving holiday, I hope that you’re bringing the bird 🙂 However, I do make a MEAN Thanksgiving side dish. My secret? The good ole crock pot and a little help from my freezer. So today I’m sharing my Make Ahead Crockpot Corn Casserole Recipe. These slow simmering sweet corn flavors can be made ahead of the big Thanksgiving Day for a delicious vegetarian friendly comfort food side with crunchy topping. Mouth. Salivating. So grab your recipe for this easy Thanksgiving side dish and lots of Thanksgiving Prep Tips!
While Turkey, Stuffing and Mashed Potatoes seem to get the spotlight on Thanksgiving, the veggies really make the meal. Seriously. And a great corn casserole always comes to mind. Slow simmered flavors and the sweetness of corn with a buttery crunch topping….oh, delicious perfection. This super EASY corn casserole can be slow simmered, frozen and then finished on Turkey Day for a side dish that will have people wondering how you had the time to slave over this one. Shhhh….don’t share our secret 🙂
Make Ahead Crockpot Corn Casserole Recipe
- 30 oz. frozen corn kernels
- 14.75 oz can of cream corn
- 1/2 cup of sweet onion finely diced
- 8 oz. cream cheese softened
- 1/2 cup milk
- 40 buttery crackers such as Ritz, crushed
- salt & pepper to taste
- Cooking Spray
- 20 buttery crackers such as Ritz, crushed
- 1/4 cup butter melted
- Spray crock pot with cooking spray (or use a slow cooker liner)
- Combine all ingredients in slow cooker, except for the 20 Ritz crackers and butter.
- Heat on high 4-6 hours, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking
- Cool completely. Store in freezer up to 2 weeks
- Thaw in fridge 24 hours before use.
- Place casserole back in slow cooker. Top with 20 crushed crackers and drizzle with melted butter.
- Heat on high 2-4 hours or until heated through.
Thanksgiving Meal Prep can definitely give you an ulcer before the biggest eating day of the year. All of the planning, the cooking, the organization, the clean up, it’s overwhelming. That’s why I love getting everyone’s Thanksgiving Prep Tips. The secret to a perfectly crumbly corn casserole topping is all in the way you crush the crackers. I crush mine in these awesome Hefty Slider Storage Bags. I love any dish that allows me to take out some aggression, right?! No crumb stands a chance of leaking out of here, plus I can get an nicely even crush for crispy perfection!
Then when all of the “exhausting” cooking has been completed, store your casserole in the freezer with these Hefty Slider Freezer Bags. LOVE these things! No leaks, no freezer burn and easily thawed in the fridge to complete your side dish like a pro. Bam, take that Thanksgiving!
Hefty brand products include more than just slider bags for your Thanksgiving meal. Trash bags, tableware, home solutions, recipes, tips and more can be found over at Hefty’s website. Need some more Thanksgiving prep tips? Check out this fun infographic from Hefty!
Slaved all day over this delicious crockpot corn casserole recipe? Yup, absolutely 😉 I won’t tell if you won’t!
Looking for more?