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Glazed Cranberry Carrots Recipe

Glazed Cranberry Carrots Recipe

Although this is a wonderful way to use leftover carrots and cranberry sauce, I often find myself making it specifically for Thanksgiving dinner. —Mary Ann Gilbert, Cincinnati, Ohio
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 2 pounds fresh baby carrots
  • 1/2 cup jellied cranberry sauce
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  • 1. Place 1 in. of water in a large saucepan; add carrots. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until tender. Drain and set aside.
  • 2. In the same pan, combine the cranberry sauce, butter, brown sugar, lemon juice and salt. Cook and stir until cranberry sauce is melted and mixture is smooth. Add carrots; stir to coat. Heat through. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 188 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 400 mg sodium, 30 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Glazed Cranberry Carrots

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Reviewed Jan. 29, 2016

"This is one of our favorite Thanksgiving vegetable sides. Super easy to make & tasty too."

Reviewed Jun. 11, 2014

"One of my favorite ways to cook carrots!"

Reviewed Sep. 6, 2013

"These have a really good winter-y flavor. I love the fact that they don't have cinnamon too. My husband and I both enjoyed these. Coupon for organic carrots:"

Reviewed Nov. 25, 2010

"My family loves this dish. I make it every Thanksgiving."

Reviewed Apr. 17, 2010

"We enjoyed this side dish very much. The glaze is nice however I think the flavor of cranberry needs to stand out a bit more in order to distinguish this dish from regular glazed carrots. Thanks for sharing."

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