Cinnamony Carrots With Cream Cheese Dip

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

I made this up a long time ago as a quick, healthy snack.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (18 ounce) bag baby carrots
  • water, for boiling
  • salt, to taste
  • 2 teaspoons dried onion flakes
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 12 g sugar substitute (Splenda works best)
  • 1 (8 ounce) package cream cheese, at room temperature (I use fat-free)


  1. Boil carrots in water til tender or place in a microwave safe dish with water and microwave on high 12 minutes.
  2. Drain in large sieve, shaking constantly.
  3. while shaking, sprinkle first salt, then minced onion, cinnamon, and sugar substitute on the carrots, in that order.
  4. Let carrots sit in sieve 5 minutes to evaporate any left over moisture.
  5. Serve with softened creamm cheese for dip.

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