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Best Corn Dip Recipe

This corn dip recipe is so delicious and it is so easy to make. A creamy dip with corn, tomatoes, cilantro, and green onions.

Corn dip is the perfect warm weather or poolside chip dip. It is incredibly simple to put together, and has the best flavor. This dip never lasts long at parties and is always raved about.

I have brought this corn dip to multiple summer parties and it is always eaten so quickly. If you bring it, you will not be bringing home leftovers. It is so good!

Best Corn Dip Recipe

Some Tips and Tricks for the Corn Dip Recipe:

  1. Can I use frozen corn instead of canned or fresh?
    • Yes, you can use frozen corn. Just make sure to thaw it before using it in the recipe.
  2. Can I make corn dip without mayonnaise?
    • Yes, you can substitute mayonnaise with Greek yogurt or additional sour cream for a lighter option.
  3. How long can corn dip be stored in the refrigerator?
    • Typically, corn dip can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3-4 days.
  4. Can I freeze corn dip?
    • It’s not recommended to freeze corn dip as the texture may change upon thawing, and dairy-based ingredients like cream cheese and sour cream can separate.
  5. What are some serving suggestions for corn dip?
    • Corn dip is delicious served with tortilla chips, crackers, or sliced vegetables such as bell peppers, celery, or carrots.
  6. Is corn dip gluten-free?
    • Corn dip can be gluten-free if you ensure that all the ingredients used are gluten-free, such as using gluten-free tortilla chips or crackers for serving. Always check labels to be sure.
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Can Corn Dip be made Dairy Free?

Yes, corn dip can be made dairy-free by using alternative ingredients to replace dairy-based products. Here’s how you can adapt the recipe:

  1. Sour Cream Substitute: Opt for dairy-free sour cream alternatives made from coconut milk, almonds, cashews, or soy. Again, these can typically be found in the dairy-free section of grocery stores.
  2. Mayonnaise Substitute: There are several dairy-free mayonnaise options available, often made from ingredients like soy, canola oil, or avocado oil. Look for these in the condiments aisle or the health food section.
  3. Shredded Cheese Substitute: If you want to maintain the cheesy flavor, you can use dairy-free shredded cheese alternatives made from soy, almonds, or tapioca starch. These can be found in the dairy or health food section of most grocery stores.
  4. Other Ingredients: Ensure that all other ingredients used, such as canned corn, green chilies, and seasonings, are also dairy-free and do not contain any hidden dairy-derived ingredients.

By substituting these dairy-free alternatives, you can create a delicious dairy-free version of corn dip recipe that is suitable for those with lactose intolerance or dairy allergies.

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Food Safety: How long can you leave the corn dip out at room temp?

Corn dip, like other dairy-based dips, should not be left out at room temperature for an extended period to prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. The general guideline for perishable foods is the “2-hour rule.” Here’s what you should keep in mind:

  1. Room Temperature: If the temperature is above 90°F (32°C), perishable foods should not be left out at room temperature for more than 1 hour.
  2. Duration: If the temperature is below 90°F (32°C), corn dip and other perishable foods should not be left out at room temperature for more than 2 hours.

After 2 hours at room temperature, bacteria can multiply rapidly, increasing the risk of foodborne illness. Therefore, it’s crucial to refrigerate corn dip promptly if it’s been sitting out for more than 2 hours or 1 hour in hotter temperatures.

To keep corn dip safe for consumption, serve it on a platter or in a bowl nested inside a larger bowl filled with ice to keep it chilled during parties or gatherings. This helps maintain a safe temperature and prevents bacteria growth.

Remember, when in doubt, throw it out. It’s better to be cautious with perishable foods to avoid foodborne illness.

Best Corn Dip Recipe
Yield: 32

Corn Dip Recipe

Prep Time: 7 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes

This corn dip recipe is so delicious and it is so easy to make. A creamy dip with corn, tomatoes, cilantro, and green onions.


  • 1 Cup Sour Cream
  • 1 Cup Mayonnaise
  • 2 Cans Rotel Chiles and Tomatoes (drained)
  • 2 Can Sweet Corn (drained)
  • 2 Cups Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Bunch Cilantro
  • 1 Cup Chopped Green Onions


  1. Add mayonnaise, sour cream, rotel tomatoes, and corn to a large bowl.
  2. Stir until mixed thoroughly
  3. Add in chopped cilantro, chopped green onions, and cheddar cheese.
  4. Stir until mixed together.
  5. Chill for 1 hour before serving.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 100Total Fat 9gSaturated Fat 3gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 6gCholesterol 15mgSodium 97mgCarbohydrates 2gFiber 0gSugar 1gProtein 2g

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