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Jiffy Corn Casserole with Cheese

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This simple Jiffy Corn Casserole with Cheese recipe is perfect for family gatherings and days you need a quick side dish!

jiffy corn casserole with cheese on blue plate in front of white dish

Tips for making Jiffy Corn Casserole with Cheese:

  • Stock up on Jiffy Corn Mix when they’re on sale and keep on hand for these recipes!
  • Can be baked in a large casserole dish.
  • Only need 7 ingredients for this delicious recipe!
  • Perfect side dish for the holidays (Thanksgiving and Christmas especially!)
  • Refrigerate up to 3 days after serving or freeze up to 3 months.

My family has changed so much over the years. From a house full of five kids, numerous pets and a life filled with adoption, homeschooling, church, activities and lots of love, my husband and I are now almost empty nesters.

Possibly unlike many others my age, I haven’t spent my days grieving, seeking purpose and fulfillment with a midlife crisis.

After 23 years devoted to homeschooling I’ve been thrilled to focus on my blog, magazine commitments and nights spent hanging out with my hubby.

I believe I “left it all out on the playing field” in terms of my commitment to my family. That’s why these days you’ll most often find me in front of my computer writing and editing photos, filming videos or babysitting my grandsons.

A plate of food on a table, with Casserole

Family is still my number one priority although it looks completely different than years past. My “baby” is my 85 pound dog Carson and you might find him lounging in my lap!

I always loved our pets but who had time to sit down and cuddle when there were five kids and a husband needing attention! I freely admit Carson gets a lot of extra loving during most days when I’m alone.

A large brown dog sitting in the grass

As an introvert, being a mom was hard because of the DAILY necessities. There was never a time when someone didn’t need something from me! (And all the moms said, “amen!”)

If I could give young mamas a word of advice it would be give it your all but take care of your own needs as well. Learn the importance of self care and know it’s NOT a weakness to ask for help.

jiffy corn casserole with cheese on blue plate and white dish in background

I’m afraid I didn’t do a great job in that area and my health has suffered as a result. Many years spent parenting kids from trauma and walking my elderly parents through their last days created the perfect storm of exhaustion and health issues.

The good news is I’ve learned so much about exercise, eating right and taking supplements to fend off nasty immune conditions.

Bad news is I still love a good old fashioned recipe! My Jiffy Corn Bread recipe has been the number one post on my blog for literally a decade. It’s the perfect side dish for cold days and slow cooker chili or taco soup.

easy moist corn bread on white plate

But I wanted a solid recipe for our traditional Thanksgiving dinner that I knew would be a hit. This Jiffy Corn Casserole with Cheese recipe is seriously to die for!

How do I know? My husband has turned pickier in his later years (don’t tell him I said so!) and he loved it! I could offer some substitutions to make it a bit healthier but if you’re gluten, dairy free or low carb you can figure them out on your own!

One note you’ll want to remember: refrigerate after making! I kinda forgot this and we ate on it a couple days. Nobody got sick but I wouldn’t chance it since there’s dairy in it!

I’d love to know your favorite family recipe!

Jiffy Corn Casserole with Cheese

A plate of food on a table, with Casserole

Jiffy Corn Casserole with Cheese

This simple Jiffy Corn Casserole with Cheese recipe is perfect for family gatherings and days you need a quick side dish!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Jiffy Corn Bread, Side dish
Servings 12 servings


  • 1/2 cup butter melted
  • 1 box Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix
  • 1 can corn not drained
  • 1 can creamed corn
  • 1 egg
  • 8 oz cheddar cheese (about 2 cups) shredded
  • 1/2 cup sour cream


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • In a large casserole dish, add the melted butter, Jiffy mix, both cans of corn, egg and half the cheddar cheese (1 cup). Mix until everything is combined.
  • Dollop the sour cream evenly over the top. Then gently drag a knife through the mixture to swirl together.
  • Sprinkle remaining cheese over the top.
  • Bake for 40-45 minutes or until the middle is set completely. Serve warm!



Store leftovers in an air tight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days (or freeze for up to 3 months.)

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  1. Your corn recipe sounds like something we would really enjoy Marty. Nothing beats good old fashioned comfort food and a fur baby cuddle or two. Thanks for the recipe, I’ve pinned it so we can give it a try later this week.

  2. This looks yummy! My favourite family recipe is my grandmother’s chicken soup; it’s like a warn hug – lol!

  3. I can’t eat corn due to my allergies, but my family makes this every Thanksgiving. They love it. You did a great job, looks delicious.

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