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Coat corn on the cob with a flavorful compound butter and pop in the slow cooker for a fuss-free summer dinner side dish.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens


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Recipe Summary

35 mins
4 hrs
4 hrs 35 mins
8 ears of corn + 1/2 cup each butter


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Place 1 ear of corn in a square sheet of foil. Top with 1 ½ teaspoons of butter. Wrap corn and place in a 6-qt oval slow cooker. Repeat with remaining corn.

  • Cook on LOW 4 hours or HIGH 2 hours. Serve with additional Compound Butter, if desired.


If using multiple compound butters, you can label the foil before cooking so everyone can get theirs back!

Compound Butters* (makes about 1/2 cup)

Herbed: 1 stick butter, softened + 1 tablespoon desired herb + 1 teaspoon lemon juice + ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper + 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder Cowboy: 1 stick butter, softened + 1/4 cup crumbled bacon + ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper Elote: 1 stick butter, softened + 1 tablespoon snipped fresh cilantro + 1 tablespoon grated parmesan cheese + 1 to 2 teaspoons chile powder + 1 teaspoon lime juice Fruity: 1 stick butter, softened + 2 tablespoons desired flavor freeze-dried fruit

Nutrition Facts

179 calories; fat 13g; cholesterol 31mg; saturated fat 8g; carbohydrates 17g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; insoluble fiber 2g; sugars 7g; protein 3g; vitamin a 523.2IU; vitamin c 6.1mg; riboflavin 0.1mg; niacin equivalents 10599mg; vitamin b6 0.1mg; folate 38.2mcg; sodium 104mg; potassium 246mg; calcium 5mg; iron 0.5mg.