Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob


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

Prep Time:
35 mins
Slow Cook Time:
4 hrs
Total Time:
4 hrs 35 mins
8 ears of corn + 1/2 cup each butter


  • 8 small ears of corn, husked

  • ¼ cup desired Compound Butter*, plus more for serving


  1. 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.

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

    Slow Cooker Corn on the Cob
    Matthew Clark


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 (per serving)

179 Calories
13g Fat
17g Carbs
3g Protein
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.

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