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Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Recipe for Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots. Sweet, tender carrots are simmered and coated in a buttery brown sugar maple glaze.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword brown sugar, carrot, Christmas, holiday, maple, side, Thanksgiving, vegetable
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 Servings


  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 pounds carrots peeled and sliced into thick sticks
  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch ground black pepper
  • Freshly chopped parsley for garnish optional


  • In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Toss in the carrots, followed by the brown sugar, maple syrup, salt, and pepper.
  • Cook the mixture, stirring occasionally, until the carrots are tender and the sauce has reduced to a bubbling glaze.
  • The glaze will thicken a little more once it is removed from heat. Serve immediately topped with the freshly topped parsley if desired.