Honey-Glazed Carrots

Updated on December 2, 2017
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These honey-glazed carrots are hard to resist, so you may want to make a double batch. From a crunchy snack to a delicious side dish, carrots are a versatile vegetable that can be found in fresh, frozen, and canned form. For this recipe, we use fresh baby carrots. All carrots are an excellent source of antioxidants and one of the richest sources of vitamin A available.

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Cook Time

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 30 min
Ready in: 35 min
Yields: six servings


  • 1.5 lb baby carrots
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon


  1. Rinse carrots. Place in a medium pot and cover with water, add salt. Bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to low, cover and cook for approximately 20 minutes or until tender when poked with a fork. Drain carrots.
  3. While carrots are cooking, heat butter, brown sugar, honey and cinnamon in a 12-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved and mixture is slightly bubbling. Remove skillet from heat.
  4. Stir drained carrots into honey brown sugar mixture. Cook over low heat for just a few minutes, stirring gently until all carrots are glazed. Serve and Enjoy!

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    • Emmy ali profile image

      Eman Abdallah Kamel 2 months ago from Egypt

      I know carrot is very useful but i did not taste carrot with honey, may be it will like carrot jam, should try, thanks for your article.

    • Tim Truzy info4u profile image

      Tim Truzy 3 months ago from U.S.A.

      Thanks for this article. I'm not a fan of carrots, but I do love honey. My wife loves carrots and not honey. This is an excellent compromise! Great recipe.

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      MomsTreasureChest 3 months ago

      Thanks Patricia, you're right, we'll be enjoying baby carrots with our Thanksgiving dinner. Happy Thanksgiving to you, thanks for sharing!

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      Patricia Scott 4 months ago from sunny Florida

      Been reading about baby carrots lately...that is another story for another time....these sound yummy...would be a great side for any time but Thanksgiving would be a great intro for them.

      Angels are on the way to you and Happy Thanksgiving ps