Recipes and Cooking Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob 4.5 (39) 4 Reviews Coat corn on the cob with a flavorful compound butter and pop in the slow cooker for a fuss-free summer dinner side dish. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on April 29, 2017 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Prep Time: 35 mins Slow Cook Time: 4 hrs Total Time: 4 hrs 35 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 ears of corn + 1/2 cup each butter Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 small ears of corn, husked ¼ cup desired Compound Butter*, plus more for serving Directions 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. Matthew Clark Tips 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 Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 179 Calories 13g Fat 17g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 8 Calories 179 % Daily Value * Total Fat 13g 17% Saturated Fat 8g 40% Cholesterol 31mg 10% Sodium 104mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 17g 6% Total Sugars 7g Protein 3g Vitamin C 6.1mg 31% Calcium 5mg 0% Iron 0.5mg 3% Potassium 246mg 5% Folate, total 38.2mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.