There are people in this world who say that traditional corn on the cob should never be messed with. And then there are people in this world that are constantly trying to up their corn on the cob game.

Well, for those people, we have the recipe for you.

In honor of National Corn on the Cob Day on Tuesday (June 11), this Cheddar Bacon Ranch Corn on the Cob is the perfect way to throw a twist in your traditional summer grub. Borrowed from our friends at, Cheddar Bacon Ranch Corn on the Cob joins together a mixture of irresistible ingredients including cheddar cheese, bacon and ranch seasoning that you can apply soon after the corn comes off the grill.

Not only will this unique corn on the cob recipe taste delicious, but it will also look gorgeous on your picnic table ... especially when you drizzle those final ingredients, including Ranch dressing and freshly chopped chives.

So, what are you waiting for?

It's time to fire up that grill.

Cheddar Bacon Ranch Corn on the Cob


1/2 c. (1 stick) Butter, softened
1 packet ranch seasoning
Freshly ground black pepper
10 ears corn
2 c. shredded Cheddar
6 slices cooked bacon, finely crumbled
Freshly chopped chives
Ranch Dressing, for drizzling


Heat grill to medium-high. In a small bowl, stir together butter and ranch seasoning and season with pepper. Rub ranch butter on corn. Grill until lightly charred, 10 minutes. Top with cheddar and cover grill to melt, two minutes. Top with cooked bacon and chives and drizzle with ranch.

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