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Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob

Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob is easy and it comes out so flavorful and perfectly tender and the kernels stay juicy and plump. Let it slow cook on low for 4 hours or on high for 2 hours. It’s a set-it-and-forget-it kind of method. If you’re not ready to serve it right away you can just turn it to warm until you need it. This recipe makes a simple and delicious side dish.

Why I Love This Recipe

This recipe is so easy to make and only uses a few ingredients. You can also double it or cut it in half.

If you love crock pot recipes, you may also enjoy these Boneless Country Ribs with Gravy.

Foil Corn on the Cob on a plate.
Foil Corn on the Cob

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Ingredients

(amounts are listed in the recipe card at the bottom of the post)

unsalted butter

minced garlic from a jar

fresh parsley

fresh corn on the cob

granulated sugar

Salt (or Lowry’s Season salt) and black pepper to taste

Substitutions

salted butter (omit the other salt options)

dried minced garlic instead of jarred

frozen corn on the cob (fresh will have a better texture)

dried parsley instead of fresh

Equipment used in this recipe

How to make Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob:

Step 1 – Mix together the melted butter, jarred minced garlic and parsley in small bowl until well combined.

butter, jarred minced garlic and parsley in small bowl.

Step 2 – Place each ear of corn on a large piece of aluminum foil and brush the butter mixture all over the corn.

a raw corn cob slathered with butter mixture on a piece of foil.

Step 3 – Season with granulated sugar, salt (or Lowry’s season salt) and pepper to taste and tightly seal the aluminum foil around the corn.

Step 5 – Place the foiled corn cobs in a 4 quart crock pot slow cooker.

two foil wrapped corn cobs in a crock pot.

Step 6 – Add 1 cup water to the bottom of the slow cooker crock pot.

Step 7 – Cover and cook on low 4 hours or on High 2 hours, or until done.

Lazy Corn on the Cob on a plate.
Lazy Corn on the Cob

Recipe FAQ’s

Can you keep corn on the cob warm in crockpot?

If you’re not ready to serve it right away you can just turn it to warm until you need it.

How long does it take to cook corn on the cobs?

Cook on low 4 hours or on High 2 hours, or until done.

How do you cook corn on the cob for a large group?

You can double this recipe but you will need to use a 6 quart or 8 quart sized slow cooker.

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Yield: Serves 4

Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob

Lazy Corn on the Cob on a plate.

Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob is easy and it comes out so flavorful and perfectly tender. Let it slow cook on low for 4 hours or on high for 2 hours. This recipe makes a simple and delicious side dish.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter (melted)
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic from a jar
  • 2 Tablespoons finely minced fresh parsley
  • 4 ears corn on the cob (fresh and husked)
  • 2 teaspoons granulated sugar
  • Salt (or Lowry’s Season salt) and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Mix together the melted butter, jarred minced garlic and parsley in small bowl until well combined.
  2. Place each ear of corn on a large piece of aluminum foil and brush the butter all over the corn.
  3. Season with granulated sugar, salt (or Lowry’s season salt) and pepper to taste and tightly seal the aluminum foil around the corn.
  4. Place the foiled corn cobs in a 4 quart crock pot slow cooker.
  5. Add 1 cup water to the bottom of the slow cooker crock pot.
  6. Cover and cook on low 4 hours or on High 2 hours, or until done.

Notes

  • If you’re not ready to serve it right away you can just turn it to warm until you need it.
  • You can use frozen corn on the cob but fresh will taste so much better.

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Nutrition Information:

Yield:

4

Serving Size:

1

Amount Per Serving: Calories: 292Total Fat: 24gSaturated Fat: 15gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 8gCholesterol: 61mgSodium: 204mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 2gSugar: 6gProtein: 3g

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This recipe is adapted from my other site Zona Cooks.

Hi and welcome. I’m Zona and I love creating recipes for easy dinners or desserts. Here you will find quick recipes, recipes that take minimal effort, or recipes that have few ingredients. Eat, drink, and enjoy!

Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob web story

Diane

Sunday 30th of October 2022

Is the corn being wrapped in the foil before putting in the slow cooker?

Zona

Sunday 30th of October 2022

Hi Diane, yes in steps 2 and 3 like this...

Step 2 – Place each ear of corn on a large piece of foil and brush the butter all over the corn. Step 3 – Season with granulated sugar, salt (or Lowry’s season salt) and pepper to taste and tightly seal foil around the corn.

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