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Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots, a simple way to make carrots and have the whole family enjoy them. Cooked carrots with just a touch of sweetness.
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Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots, Glazed Carrots
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 145kcal
Author: Dawn


  • 1 pound carrots
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • Peel the carrots and cut them into 1/2-inch slices.
  • Place the carrots, water, butter, brown sugar, and salt in a large skillet, over medium-high heat, bring the water to a boil.
  • Once the water is boiling reduce heat and cover cook 10-18 minutes or until the carrots are about fork tender.
  • Uncover and turn up the heat to medium-high and continue to cook until most of the liquid has evaporated and a syrup forms. Remove from heat and serve.


  1. If you don't want to peel the carrots, use a vegetable brush to clean all of the dirt and debris.
  2. Cut the carrots into 1/2-inch slices using a sharp knife.
  3. Cooking may vary slightly depending on the size of the carrots.
  4. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.
Nutrition information is an estimate and may vary with brands of ingredients used.


Calories: 145kcal | Carbohydrates: 17.8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8.6g | Saturated Fat: 5.5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 433mg | Potassium: 374mg | Fiber: 2.8g | Sugar: 12.1g | Calcium: 46mg