Honey Glazed Carrots

Here's another simple side dish for holiday meals – just a little special, not too sweet, and easy to make. Not every dish on the table needs to be complicated.  
This is one of our favorites. If you don’t want to use fresh carrots, frozen ones work well, too, even a quart of canned ones. Cook them according to the package directions, and then add the glaze.  You can slice your carrots a day ahead, and refrigerate, covered.  Mix your brown sugar and honey in a small covered dish and refrigerate it overnight too.  Serve in your best, prewarmed vegetable dish.
Glazed Carrots
2 pounds Carrots -- sliced
1/4 Cup Butter
2 tablespoons Brown Sugar
2 tablespoons Honey
Cook carrots 15-20 minutes. Drain. (Save the cooking liquid for gravy.) Melt butter, add brown sugar and honey, cook until glazey like or in microwave 45 seconds. Pour over carrots and mix well.
2010 Cost: $1.94 or 25¢ per serving
Per Serving: 119 Calories; 6g Fat (42.7% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 17g Carbohydrate; 3g Dietary Fiber; 16mg Cholesterol; 95mg Sodium. Exchanges: 2 Vegetable; 1 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.


  1. Thank you for this delish recipe. Simple is better sometimes. Have a nice weekend.

  2. YUM!

    Perfect, I have been searching Google all week for a simple, old fashioned honey glazed carrot recipe! You have nooo idea how hard it is to find one lol so thank you so much.



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