Pretty to Look at Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Golden carrot strips that are great for any holiday! This is a great recipe I modified from Betty Crocker.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat 1 inch water to boiling in 3-quart saucepan.
  2. Add carrots and, if desired, 1/2 teaspoon salt.
  3. Cover and heat to boiling; reduce heat.
  4. Simmer covered 12 to 15 minutes or until carrots are tender.
  5. While carrots are cooking, heat brown sugar, butter, orange peel and 1/2 teaspoon salt in 10- or 12-inch skillet over medium heat, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissovled and mixture is bubbly.
  6. Be careful not to overcook or the mixture will taste scorched.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Drain carrots.
  9. Stir carrots into brown sugar mixture.
  10. Cook over low heat about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally and gently, until carrots are glazed and hot.
Most Helpful

Great carrots. I lost my recipe for glazed carrots and this is right on.

Sweet Diane November 12, 2006

These were good but next time I think I will cut back on the orange zest. I tasted that more then the brown sugar.

looneytunesfan January 25, 2006