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The tender and tasty carrots glazed with brown sugar are a perfect accompaniment. Best of all, they only require 4 ingredients!

Glazed carrots with brown sugar are probably the dish we make most often, because it’s SO easy and SO tasty. They pair perfectly with our BEST mashed potatoes and the most beloved rolls.

Brown sugar Glazed carrots served in a white bowl.

favorite side

dish (Like, never!)

Glazed carrots are one of my favorite side dishes of all time! My children love them, the husband and I love them, and they are so easy to make.

I like these carrots so much that

I tried icing red potatoes the same way, and they turned out just as amazing


This carrot side dish is perfect for a holiday dinner, like Thanksgiving, but I honestly think I could eat them every day.

Butter and brown sugar really bring out the taste, and carrots become just as tender after cooking, like MELTING in your tender MOUTH!

Even though they are buttery, they are not heavy at all, which makes them easy to pair with almost any main dish. If all the vegetables tasted so good, I would have no trouble getting my daily fix!

Are they the same as caramelized carrots or candied carrots? Yes! Brown sugar is what makes them “candied” or caramelized. If you want more sweetness, just add a little more brown sugar!

How to make glazed carrots with brown sugar, ingredients in a pan.How

to cook carrots This is definitely our favorite way

to cook carrots

because it’s

so simple, we always have the ingredients on hand, and it’s fast! It only takes me about 10-15 minutes to have them on the table, and honestly it’s great every time.

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boil. Boil carrots, water, butter and brown sugar in a skillet over medium-high heat.

Simmer. Turn low, simmer for about 6 minutes.

EVAPORATE WATER. Return to being high and cook until all the water evaporates and the carrots are tender. It took me another 5-8 minutes.

SEASON AND SERVE. Remove from heat. Season with salt and pepper, and enjoy!

Tip: For extra flavor and texture: onecup dd ⅓ pine nuts, nuts or nuts (chopped and toasted) after simmering for 6 minutes.

Baby carrots boiling in water, butter and brown sugar to become glazed carrots.



Cooking methods. Enamel carrots are quite versatile and can be made in several different ways!

  • IN THE SLOW COOKER. Place the carrots in a greased clay pot. Combine melted butter, salt, pepper, brown sugar and water. Sprinkle on carrots, mix until carrots are covered. Cook in HIGH for 2-3 hours, or until carrots are tender.
  • IN THE OVEN. Place your baby’s carrots in a saucepan with butter and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with 2 tablespoons of brown sugar and drizzle over 2 tablespoons of melted butter. Cover and bake at 350° for 1 hour.
  • IN THE INSTANT POT. To cook in an instant pot or pressure cooker, place all ingredients in the pot, cover and ensure ventilation. Place the pot in “sealed”, press the “pressure cooking” or “manual” button. Set the timer for 3 minutes. Once done, manually release the pressure by changing the ventilation to “ventilation”.
Recipe for carrots, glazed with brown sugar in a pan.


  • Brown sugar can be substituted with honey or maple syrup
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  • Top with fresh herbs such as parsley or thyme
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  • Use larger carrots: peel and cut into coins or pieces. Just make sure the slices are all equal in size and adjust the cooking time accordingly.
  • Squeeze an orange or lemon juice over the top for a bright twist.
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Serve brown sugar-glazed carrots with a clay pot roast.

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Serving and Storage Tips While

they pair perfectly with just about ANYTHING, here are some tasty suggestions!

  • Pot Roast
  • Chicken

  • Ranch Ranch Perfectly
  • Roasted

  • Perfectly Roasted
  • Easy Marinated Steak
  • Crock Pot Ham



Make in advance. We suggest making them fresh, but if necessary, you can make them a day in advance. Store this product in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

To reheat, throw them back in a pan with butter and cook until the carrots are very hot


store. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the fridge for 2-3 days. Reheat them in the microwave or in a pan on the stove.

Candied carrots glazed with brown sugar served in a white bowl.

For more favorite side dishes, check out:

  • Roasted broccoli
  • Candied sweet
  • potatoes

  • Green bean packets
  • Funeral potatoes Baked
  • corn zucchini sticks
  • with cream
  • Roasted red potatoes

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