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Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

This Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots Recipe is an absolute family favorite side dish! The carrots are cooked to perfection and are full of sweet and savory flavor!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 about 1/2 cup servings
Calories: 56kcal
Author: Jenn


  • Saute pan
  • Measuring spoons
  • Wooden spoon


  • 1 1/2 lbs. carrots peeled and sliced up whole carrots OR baby carrots
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
  • 1 Tbsp. light brown sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. dried rosemary
  • 1 1/4 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large pan, place carrots, butter, sugar, and rosemary.
  • Add 1 1/4 cup water and season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil.
  • Reduce to a simmer and cook until carrots are tender, 10 to 12 minutes. (If water evaporates before carrots are tender, add 1/4 cup more).
  • Continue to cook until liquid is reduced to a glaze, 1 to 2 minutes more.
  • Serve with your favorite meal. ENJOY!!


Recipe adapted from Everyday Food


Calories: 56kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 0.4g | Fat: 2.9g | Saturated Fat: 1.8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.8g | Cholesterol: 7.6mg | Sodium: 50.7mg | Potassium: 204mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 5.3g | Vitamin A: 24.3IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.1mg