Corn On The Cob In The Oven – Recipes From A Pantry

Recipe to cook corn on the cob in the oven

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the complete corn on the cob recipe in the oven

My family loves corn on the cob, which means I’ve made it every way possible. While it always ends up tasting totally delicious, I think cooking corn on the cob in the oven might be my favorite method.

Roasting corn on the cob in the oven is simple and convenient. Baked roasted corn has tons of crispy sweet flavor, and you can wrap the cobs in aluminum foil or cook corn directly on the oven rack. It’s your recipe, your way.

Summer is the best time of year to enjoy roasted corn. The corn on the cob is in season, so it is fresh, sweet and filling.

And let’s face it: corn goes with just about anything, so this baked roasted corn recipe really is the perfect accompaniment to serve with any meal.

Ps if you like this recipe, you should definitely take a look at this roasted frozen broccoli and roasted frozen Brussels sprouts,

one of the finished pieces of corn on the cob in the oven

Why making this recipe

  • is convenient – Roast corn without boiling water! This hands-free recipe allows you to make baked roasted corn in about 25 minutes with only about 2 minutes of brew time.
  • Perfect for a crowd –

  • You can cook as few or as many ears of corn as you want, so this recipe is perfect for feeding a large crowd.
  • Fresh and sweet taste

  • : Roasting corn in the oven brings out a sweet and fresh taste, and the beans are perfectly crunchy on the outside and juicy on the inside.
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Ingredient Notes

Sweet corn – Look for fresh corn and

  • remove corn husks and silk
  • .

  • Butter – Spread melted butter before serving.
the ingredients for making corn on the cob in the oven

Ready to make this baked roasted corn? Gather your ingredients and I’ll show you…

How to cook corn on the cob in the oven

Get the full list of ingredients and recipe card instructions below


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F/200 degrees C/gas mark 6
  2. .

  3. Place the crumbled corn on the cob on a square of aluminum foil
  4. .

  5. Brush the corn with melted butter and season as desired. Wrap the aluminum foil around the corn.
  6. Bake for 17-25 minutes or until hot, turning halfway through cooking. The time may vary slightly depending on the size of the corn.
  7. Let the corn sit for a few minutes to cool before unwrapping and serving.
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Pro Tips

  • Remove the husks and silks before placing
  • the corn in the oven.

  • You can skip the foil and place the corn directly on the oven rack if you prefer.
  • The corn kernels

  • will be slightly filled and turn bright yellow as the corn cooks.
  • Turning the corn

  • halfway through cooking will help the corn heat evenly
  • .

  • Don’t forget to add ingredients to your corn to really bring out its sweet taste
  • .

  • This recipe is perfect for serving to a large group
  • .

  • Melt the butter in a small bowl and use a pastry brush to brush it over the corn.
Top and bottom view of corn wrapped in the cob in the oven

Delicious variations

make mini corn

  • – After shredding the corn, you can cut the corn cobs in half to make mini corn on the cob. The cooking process and times are the same.
  • Add seasoning: Butter, salt, and black pepper are standard rates for corn on the cob, but the sky’s the limit. Try using garlic butter or garlic powder, chili powder, smoked paprika, or Creole seasoning.
  • Add herbs

  • : Fresh herbs like fresh parsley or dill can alter the taste of finished corn.
  • Use flavored butter – Unsalted butter flavored with maple syrup or garlic butter can increase the flavor of corn.
  • Make it creamy: Sprinkle corn with Parmesan cheese, cotija cheese, sour cream, or corn mayonnaise for a delicious flavor.
  • Add citrus

  • fruits: Give the corn a splash of fresh lemon juice or fresh lemon juice for a bright, citrus flavor.
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a piece of corn on the cob in the oven unwrapped and ready to serve


And Storage

  • Prep Ahead – Shuck the corn ahead of time
  • .

  • Store – Leftover corn can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.
  • Freeze – It is not recommended to freeze the excess corn as the texture of the corn will become soft.

a portion of corn on the cob in the oven


Close-up view of the corn chips wrapped in the cob in the oven

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top-down view of corn on the cob in the oven wrapped in aluminum foil

Weight Watchers Points

There are 1 SmartPoint Blue Plan in a portion of this. If you skip the butter, there are 0 Blue Plan Smortpoints in one serving.

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