How to Bake Corn on the Cob in the Oven With Tin Foil

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Save space on your grill by baking your corn on the cob in the oven with tin foil--and do it all year round! This simple method takes 20 minutes and the topping variations are endless.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews)

Things You'll Need

  • Corn on the cob, husks and silk removed
  • Foil squares for each piece of corn
  • Butter
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Optional additional toppings: lime zest and juice, Parmesan cheese, queso blanco cheese, mayonnaise and more
(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

Tear individual sheets of tin foil for each piece of corn on the cob.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Step 2

Generously season each piece of corn with salt and pepper, then add a pat of butter to each one.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Step 3

Wrap up foil into pouches, folding up the ends and the top, creating a seam. Place on a baking sheet for and bake for 30 minutes in the oven.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Step 4

Remove corn pouches from oven and carefully unwrap. Use caution as the hot steam escapes.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)

Serve immediately. Add more toppings if desired, such as mayonnaise, cheese, lemon or lime juice and zest. Or eat it as-is, already perfectly seasoned.

(Image: Charity Curley Mathews, founder of Foodlets.com)
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