Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Corn On The Cob

This Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Corn on the Cob recipe takes classic mexican street corn and gives it a twist by using Flamin’ Hot Cheetos in place of the chili powder. 

  • Author: Jessica Pinney
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 8 mins
  • Total Time: 18 mins
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Mexican


  • 4 Corn on the Cob
  • 1/4 Cup Mexican Crema or Sour Cream
  • 1/4 Cup Mayo
  • 12 Cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 Bag Flamin’ Hot Cheetos


  1. Remove the husks and silk from your corn. Rinse under cold water.
  2. Place a skewer in the bottom of the corn for easy handling.
  3. Grill the corn 8-10 minutes over medium-high heat. Rotate often.
  4. In a bowl, combine the mayo, crema, and minced garlic. Use a spatula and cover each corn.
  5. Place your Flamin’ Hot Cheetos in a Ziploc bag. Turn into crumbs by beating with a mallet or rolling pin.
  6. Cover each corn in the Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Crumbs. You can gently pat it on to ensure it stays put.
  7. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 633