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jaquis' candy corn

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Ellen Gwaltney Bales
Indianapolis, IN

This fabulous corn side dish comes from my co-worker at the Indianapolis Star, Jaquis Williams. She says her grandfather taught her to make it. Now, the ingredients may sound a little strange, but I assure you it is awesome!

(1 rating)
yield 8 -10
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For jaquis' candy corn

  • 2 can
    (14 oz. ea.) whole kernel sweet corn, drained thoroughly
  • 1 pkg
    (8 oz.) softened cream cheese (store brand works best)
  • 1/2 stick
    (4 tbsp.) butter
  • 1/2 c
    maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp
    black pepper

How To Make jaquis' candy corn

  • 1
    In a medium saucepan, melt the butter and cream cheese. Stir until creamy. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Cook over medium heat until heated through. Do not boil.
  • 2
    Place corn mixture into a serving dish and serve while hot.
  • 3
    NOTE: Recipe may be doubled (or even tripled) for a crowd
  • 4
    Jaquis Williams, my co-worker at the Indianapolis Star, shared this fantastic recipe.