Bacon Corn Chowder Recipe

 This BACON CORN CHOWDER recipe is a must make for winter! This delicious and easy corn chowder with bacon is loaded with potatoes, corn, bacon, and so much more. This warm and creamy soup is the ultimate comfort food!

Bacon Corn Chowder Recipe in bowls

Bacon Corn Chowder

This Bacon Corn Chowder recipe is a hearty winter favorite. This easy corn chowder recipe with bacon is filled with flavor, the perfect dish for cold evenings!

This Bacon Corn Chowder recipe is so creamy, so delicious, and so perfect for cold winter nights. Nothing is as comforting as a big bowl of hearty soup. This easy corn chowder with bacon can’t be beat!

I’ve published a lot of delicious soups over the years here on The Cookie Rookie. It’s soup season, so I’m so excited about them all! Of all the soups I’ve shared, some of my favorites are: Creamy Chicken Soup, Skinny Chicken Tortilla Soup, and Thai Coconut Chicken Soup…just to name a few. This Bacon Corn Chowder recipe is right up there with the best of the best. It has such a delicious flavor with just the right touch of sweetness, saltiness from the bacon, and all the comfort you’d expect from a Winter soup.

This is the first corn soup I’ve published, and it makes me want to try other types. Break out some crusty bread and get excited for a delicious new favorite!

Make this hearty Bacon Corn Chowder recipe all winter long. This easy corn chowder with bacon is so delicious and so comforting!


BACON CORN CHOWDER is a must make for Winter! This delicious sweet chowder loaded with potatoes, corn, bacon, and so much flavor is the ultimate comfort food.

A bowl of bacon corn chowder topped with bacon, served with toasted bread

Easy Corn Chowder with Bacon

I love this Bacon Corn Chowder recipe as an appetizer soup, or as an entire meal. It could be the perfect starter if you’re having a light chicken or seafood meal, just the right amount of added flavor. Hosting a classy dinner party at your house? This soup is the ticket! All that bacon on top…who could resist it! I don’t want to meet the person that could resist it. This easy corn chowder with bacon is the perfect thing to serve all winter long.

Easy corn chowder with bacon, corn, and potatoes and more

BACON CORN CHOWDER is a must make for Winter! This delicious sweet chowder loaded with potatoes, corn, bacon, and so much flavor is the ultimate comfort food.

How to Make Bacon Corn Chowder

This bacon corn chowder recipe is so easy to make, and it’s absolutely delicious! And it’s great for saving too. Make a big batch, eat as much as you can, then save leftovers in the refrigerator or freezer for another time. There are so many amazing ingredients in this easy corn chowder, which is what makes it taste so good!

Bacon Corn Chowder Ingredients:

  • Bacon
  • Corn
  • Onion
  • Garlic
  • Flour
  • Vegetable or Chicken Broth
  • Dried Thyme
  • Dried Parsley
  • Dried Chives
  • Nutmeg
  • Paprika
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Potatoes
  • Half and Half

Corn chowder with bacon is the ultimate hearty, warm, delicious, comforting soup for winter time. Make a batch and enjoy! See the recipe card for detailed instructions.

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A bowl of corn chowder with bacon

This easy corn chowder with bacon is the kind of simple flavor I just CRAVE in the Winter. A hearty soup that warms the soul…with bacon…there is nothing better that could come out of a kitchen. What are your favorite soups to make on a cold night? I’d love to hear about them! If you make this Bacon Corn Chowder recipe, let me know!

See the recipe card below for details on how to make Bacon Corn Chowder. Enjoy!

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5 from 6 votes
Bacon Corn Chowder Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
50 mins

This BACON CORN CHOWDER recipe is a must make for winter! This delicious and easy corn chowder with bacon is loaded with potatoes, corn, bacon, and so much more. This warm and creamy soup is the ultimate comfort food!

Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: corn chowder, corn soup
Servings: 6
Calories: 339 kcal
Author: Becky Hardin | The Cookie Rookie
  • 6 slices bacon crisped & crumbled; divided in half
  • 1 medium sweet yellow onion diced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups unsalted vegetable or chicken broth/stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • ¼ teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried chives
  • ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper flakes optional
  • 2 medium Yukon Gold potatoes peeled & diced
  • 1 cup Half ‘n half
  • 6 cups corn kernels (approx. 8 ears of fresh corn) or a 28.8 oz. bag of frozen corn
  • Garnish with crumbled bacon chopped fresh parsley and a couple of dashes of Smoked Paprika or nutmeg
  1. Cut bacon into lardoons (1/8” slices) and cook until almost crisp. Transfer bacon to a paper towel-lined plate, and discard all except 2 tablespoons of bacon grease in the skillet.
  2. Cook diced onion in the bacon grease until onion is translucent.
  3. Add minced garlic and cook 30 seconds.
  4. Dust cooked onions with flour and stir to mix well.
  5. Pour in the vegetable broth, bay leaves, thyme, parsley, chives, nutmeg, black pepper, salt, smoked paprika, red pepper flakes and diced potatoes. Stir well. Bring liquid to a boil and boil for 10 minutes or just until the potatoes begin to fall apart. With a potato masher, mash the mixture until approximately half the potatoes are mashed.
  6. Add Half ‘n half and corn kernels. Mix thoroughly.
  7. Taste the chowder and season with more salt, if needed.
  8. Simmer for 15-20 minutes over low heat to thicken. Be careful the milk in the chowder doesn’t scald.
  9. To serve, place soup in bowls, top with crumbled bacon, fresh chopped parsley and a couple of dashes of nutmeg or smoked paprika.
  10. Enjoy!

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Nutrition Facts
Bacon Corn Chowder Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 339 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Cholesterol 29mg 10%
Sodium 1489mg 62%
Potassium 589mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 5g 20%
Sugars 7g
Protein 10g 20%
Vitamin A 15.7%
Vitamin C 15.1%
Calcium 7.2%
Iron 17.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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Justine Kilkerr
This is amazing and even better than you said! Delicious. I'm spreading the word of this soup around the south coast of the UK :) And where did you get those soup bowls, they're gorgeous??!
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tom alex
Thankyou for sharing. amazing your website is amazing!
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Looks delicious! I think I want to eat them today!
This was delicious.
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