Sweet Candied Carrots Recipe

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Sweet Candied Carrots Recipe
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Sweet Candied Carrots Recipe

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4.5 7 12
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These tender, vibrant carrots have a buttery glaze and a mild sweetness. It’s a simple dish, but it sure makes carrots seem special.—P Lauren Fay-Neri, Syracuse, New York
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:
8 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds carrots, cut into sticks
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper

Directions

Place carrots in a large saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.
In the same pan, combine the butter, brown sugar, salt and pepper; cook and stir until butter is melted. Return carrots to the pan; cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until glazed. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Candied Carrots in Taste of Home April/May 2006, p35

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 125 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 174mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 2 pounds carrots, cut into sticks
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  1. Place carrots in a large saucepan; add 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.
  2. In the same pan, combine the butter, brown sugar, salt and pepper; cook and stir until butter is melted. Return carrots to the pan; cook and stir over medium heat for 5 minutes or until glazed. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Candied Carrots in Taste of Home April/May 2006, p35

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 135434
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2014

"Everyone really liked this recipe."

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Mommalovespink User ID: 7310357 79056
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2013

"Made these for Thanksgiving dinner and they were so very good... everyone of all ages loved them."

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gmadolan User ID: 7523619 79994
Reviewed Dec. 6, 2013

"Really good!!!!"

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farm diva User ID: 6995846 207628
Reviewed Dec. 17, 2012

"I made these carrots a couple years, thought they were very good, I just sliced mine. Will make them again this year for Christmas."

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Sasha12345 User ID: 6993037 156627
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2012

"Wow! My mom made this AWESOME RECIPE and it was delicious. Great way to make children eat their veggies."

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mmpense User ID: 1055664 156626
Reviewed Jun. 9, 2011

"These were so good. I will make them again."

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jas1906 User ID: 1656127 156625
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2009

"These are so delicious!"

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