This dead-simple and totally delicious casserole is a homey addition to any weekend meal, or even a holiday spread.
Preheat oven to 375°. Butter a 2-quart au gratin or baking dish. In a medium bowl, beat egg slightly. Stir in whole kernel corn, creamed corn, 3/4 cup of the crushed crackers, 1 cup of the cheese, hot sauce and salt. Spread evenly in prepared baking dish.
In a bowl, stir together melted butter and remaining 1/2 cup crackers. Stir in remaining 1/2 cup cheese. Sprinkle evenly over casserole. Bake about 45 minutes or until topping is golden brown. Let stand 10 minutes before serving.