Marmalade-Glazed Carrots Recipe
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Marmalade-Glazed Carrots Recipe

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"This side dish is ideal when you'd like to serve your vegetables in a different way for a special dinner," says Barb Rudyk of Vermilion, Alberta. Cinnamon and nutmeg season baby carrots that are simmered with orange marmalade and brown sugar.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5-1/2 hours
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Cook: 5-1/2 hours
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 2 pounds fresh carrots halved lenthwise and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup orange marmalade
  • 3 tablespoons cold water, divided
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 159 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 252mg sodium, 36g carbohydrate (29g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein .


  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine the carrots, marmalade, 1 tablespoon water, brown sugar, butter and seasonings. Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or until carrots are tender.
  2. Combine cornstarch and remaining water until smooth; stir into carrot mixture. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until thickened. Serve with a slotted spoon. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Marmalade-Glazed Carrots in Quick Cooking January/February 2005, p40

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DWare5883 239342
Reviewed Dec. 13, 2015

"Love it. Great holiday/fall recipe. Save yourself some time and just buy baby petite carrots. Comes out just fine."

Kgarret8 148813
Reviewed Nov. 23, 2014

"This makes for a good alternative holiday side. I didn't give it five stars because I felt like the recipe came out a bit bitter. It might have been the marmalade. I always feel like its a tad bitter. So, since I'm from the south, I ended up doubling the brown sugar and butter :) I also thickened it up a bit more with more cornstarch because I like a thick sauce that sticks to the carrot and doesn't run over everything in your plate."

Miraoli 63349
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2013

"It was good but not my favorite. I had to leave out the cinnamon due to an allergy and I am sure that is what made the difference. My husband liked his though. (He sprinkled cinnamon on them)"

lurky27 149363
Reviewed May. 21, 2013

"Yummy & so easy to just throw in the slow cooker! Nice flavors!

~ Theresa"

katlaydee3 126474
Reviewed Feb. 3, 2013

"I do not like carrots but I made this recipe for a family dinner because everyone else likes them. They said the flavor was good but the carrots were still too raw after 6 hours on low and 1/2 hour on high. My mother took the leftovers home and plans to continue cooking them on the stovetop."

Kidcook101 63013
Reviewed Jan. 4, 2013

"Very good, I made it for my Mom, Dad and sister. My sister dosn't like marmalade but she loved this!"

Reviewed Dec. 8, 2011

"Very good and another fix it and forget it for a while recipe."

bubunny 144861
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2010

"I'm sure my family will love this recipe.   Thanks for the review.  "

alohamryan 63348
Reviewed Apr. 15, 2010

"This is an awesome recipe and so easy to get ready. I think it would make a great alternative to sweet potatoes at the holidays. We added a few chopped pecans when we served these and they were an added delight. Will make this again for sure!!"

MY REVIEW 143807
Reviewed Jan. 19, 2010

"I made this carrot recipe for a church dinner and it was very good."

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