How to Bake Delicious and Moist Corn on the Cob in the Oven

Eating healthy becomes easier in the summertime when fresh produce is readily available and at it's peak of ripeness. Corn on the cob happens to be one of my favorite seasonal veggies to prepare. Not only is it delicious, but it's one of the easiest side dishes to whip up. Baking it in the oven is a sure way to guarantee that your corn on the cob will stay perfectly moist without fail every single time. With a recipe this easy, you'll be making corn every night of the week!

Image Credit: Leigh Ann Chatagnier

Things You'll Need

  • 4 ears of fresh corn (un-shucked)

  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter

  • 4 pinches of salt

  • 4 pinches of black pepper

Image Credit: Leigh Ann Chatagnier

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Step 2

Place corn (with the husks on) directly on the oven racks and bake for 15 minutes.

Image Credit: Leigh Ann Chatagnier

Step 3

Remove the corn from the oven and let cool for 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the husks -- the silks will come right off with the husks easily.

Butter the corn and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Serve immediately.

Image Credit: Leigh Ann Chatagnier
Image Credit: Leigh Ann Chatagnier

This method is easy, healthy, and will have you happily enjoying corn on the cob all season long!