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Stovetop Creamed Corn

Stovetop Creamed Corn

Course Side Dish


  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter
  • 32 oz frozen corn
  • 1/2 cup 2% milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp dried chives, plus additional for garnish
  • 8 oz whipped cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Cracked pepper, for topping


  • Wash hands with soap and water.
  • Prepare corn according to package cooking instructions. Drain.
  • In a large pot on medium-high heat, melt the butter.
  • Pour corn kernels in the pot along with ½ cup of milk. Season with salt, sugar and dried chives and mix well.
  • Then reduce the heat to medium low and add in the whipped cream cheese. Continue stirring until the cream cheese has melted into the corn (about 5 minutes).
  • Begin stirring in the heavy cream and reduce the heat to low. Stir for 5 minutes and then turn the burner off.
  • Place 1 cup of corn mixture in a high power blender. Blend for 30 seconds until smooth.
  • Pour the puréed corn back into the pot, mix well and top with additional salt if needed and cracked black pepper.
  • Garnish with additional dried chives if desired and serve immediately.


This recipe was developed using the Safe Recipe Style Guide at SafeRecipeGuide.org