This easy Crock Pot Corn On The Cob will give you juicy, tender corn with flavor like no other. All you need is a slow cooker and a few simple ingredients! Serve this delicious side dish with any main course or your favorite side dishes for the perfect meal!

Corn on the cobb in a serving dish

Corn on the cob is a classic summer favorite side dish that can be enjoyed any time of the year. There's nothing like biting into a juicy ear of corn bursting with flavor. But how do you get that delicious taste every time?

Making your corn on the cob in a crock pot is one of the best and easiest ways to enjoy fresh-tasting corn year-round using just a few simple ingredients, including ears of corn, olive oil, butter, and a few seasonings you may already have on hand.


  • It’s easy to make - just throw everything in the slow cooker and let it work its magic!
  • You get juicy, tender corn with tons of flavor without having babysit a boiling pot.
  • The slow cooking process brings out the natural sweetness in the corn for an unforgettable taste.
  • You can easily change up the seasonings to customize the flavor to your liking.
  • It’s the perfect side dish for any occasion and great for meal prepping too!


  • Corn On The Cob - You'll need fresh ears or corn that are cleaned and husked properly. For best results, cut them in half so you can fit them all in the crock pot easily.
  • Olive Oil - Used to brush the corn before it goes into the slow cooker so it can get seasoned with salt and pepper.
  • Butter - After the corn is slowly cooked, brush it with a mix of butter, parsley, and onion powder to properly season the corn.
  • Seasonings - A simple dried seasoning blend of salt, black pepper, parsley, and onion powder balance and enhance the natural flavor of fresh corn.

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Husk the corn: Remove the husks and silks from each ear of corn. Rinse with cold water and pat dry with a paper towel.

Cut the corn: Cut each ear of corn in half so it can fit into the slow cooker more easily.

Season the corn: Brush each piece of corn lightly with olive oil before sprinkling with salt and pepper, so it sticks to each piece.

Add to crock pot: Add the seasoned corn to the crock pot, then pour water over the top. Cook on HIGH for 3-4 hours or until the corn turns bright yellow and is tender and juicy.

Add butter and seasonings: Mix melted butter with onion powder and parsley. Brush the cooked corn with the butter seasoning. Enjoy!


  • How to husk corn: To husk corn, hold the base of each ear and pull downward. The husks and silks will come off easily.
  • When choosing corn to make in the crock pot, pick ears that are fresh and plump.
  • If you have time, soak the corn in cold water for about 30 minutes before slow cooking for even more tenderness.
  • Seasoning with salt and pepper before adding to the crock pot is key because it allows the seasoning to get deep into the corn and not just sit on top.
  • Make sure you have enough liquid in the slow cooker to cover the bottom of the slow cooker.
  • The corn is fully cooked once it turns a bright yellow color and is tender to the touch.


  • Garlic Butter - Add minced garlic to the melted butter for a delicious garlicky flavor.
  • Lemon Garlic - Top slow-cooked corn with a mix of butter, lemon juice, and garlic.
  • Coconut Lime - For a tropical twist, slow-cook corn with a mixture of coconut milk, lime juice, and curry powder.
  • Southwest - Add a spicy kick to slow-cooked corn by mixing melted butter with chili powder and cilantro.
  • Street Corn - Sprinkle slow-cooked corn with Parmesan cheese and cotija cheese for a Mexican-style street corn flavor.
  • Cajun - Give slow-cooked corn a Cajun twist by adding melted butter with garlic powder, paprika, cayenne pepper, and oregano.


Storing: Once the corn is cooled, any leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 4 days.

Crock Pot Corn on the cobb in a white Crock Pot

Freezing: Cooked corn can be frozen for up to 6 months if stored properly. Place cooked, cooled corn on a baking sheet and freeze until solid. Then transfer to an airtight container or freezer bag, squeezing out as much air as possible before sealing tightly.
Reheating: To reheat frozen or refrigerated corn, place it in a slow cooker and cook on LOW for 1-2 hours or until heated through. Alternatively, you can reheat it in the microwave or oven.


PREP TIME  5 minutes minutes 
Cooking Time 3 hourshours 
TOTAL TIME 3hours  5minutes 
COURSE Side Dish
CUISINE American
CALORIES 105 kcal


  • Your Favorite Slow Cooker


  • 6 ears corn on the cob (husked and I like to cut mine in half)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup butter (melted)
  • ½ tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp dried parsley


  • Brush corn with olive oil, then sprinkle salt and pepper over them—place in a 6-quart slow cooker.
  • Add water, then cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or until corn turns bright yellow and is tender.
  • Add melted butter, onion powder, and parsley in a small bowl. Mix until well combined.
  • Brush the butter mixture on the cooked corn, and enjoy!

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