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Skillet Cheesy Corn

Skillet Cheesy Corn is a thick, creamy, and cheesy recipe topped with crispy and smokey bacon that will just melt in your mouth.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Cheesy Skillet Corn
Servings: 6 people
Author: Jill


  • 2 12 ounces packages frozen corn
  • 4 Tbsp butter
  • Salt to taste
  • Pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 3 scallions chopped plus more for garnish
  • 1 4 ounces can chopped green chiles
  • 8-10 slices bacon cooked, chopped
  • 16 ounces mozzarella cheese shredded


  • In a large oven-proof skillet add your corn and butter.
  • Cook over medium heat until the corn is thawed and the butter is melted.
  • Next add in the sugar, salt, and pepper, and stir.
  • Next add your heavy cream, scallions, and green chiles.
  • Let the heavy cream thicken over medium heat for about 8 minutes or until thickened.
  • Add in the cooked, chopped bacon and ¾ of the shredded cheese.
  • Stir until the cheese is melted.
  • Next, add the remaining cheese to the top of the corn and place the whole pan under the broiler for 5 minutes or until the cheese is melty and slightly browned.
  • Garnish with more chopped scallions.
  • Serve!