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Cheddar Bacon and Ranch Corn on the Cob

Cheddar bacon ranch corn on the cob
Cheddar Bacon and Ranch Corn on the Cob

This recipe and photography was provided courtesy of local cookbook author and chef, Carla Snyder. Learn more about Carla and discover her recipes at 

The combination of cheddar cheese, bacon and ranch dressing is a classic and perfect for topping corn on the cob. Who needs anything else for dinner?

Cheddar, Bacon & Ranch Corn on the Cob

Start-to-Finish: 5 minutes
Hands-On Time: 5 minutes
Makes enough for 6 ears of corn


  • 4 Tbsp. unsalted butter
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups shredded cheddar cheese
  • 6 strips bacon, cooked and crumbled
  • 1/2 cup ranch dressing


  1. Cook ears of corn. Here are a few simple methods.
  2. Brush corn with butter and sprinkle with salt and pepper, cheese, bacon and drizzle with ranch dressing.
  3. If you’d like the cheese to melt a little, pop the dressed ears of corn in a warm oven for a few minutes.

Cheddar Bacon and Ranch Corn on the Cob

Carla Snyder in her kitchen
By Carla Snyder
Carla has spent the past 30 years in the food world as a caterer, artisan baker, cooking school teacher, food writer and author of 6 cook books including the James Beard nominated Big Book of Appetizers. Her passion is sharing fresh, cooked-from-scratch weeknight meals that cut prep time and practically eliminate that nightly sink full of dishes.

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