Sweet Baby Carrots

Sweet Baby Carrots

Lisa Schuster Altmiller 44

"Honey, butter, and brown sugar make these baby carrots irresistible! It may not be the most nutritious recipe, but the carrots turn out so yummy, you won't care!"


25 m servings 402 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 402 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 23.3 g
  • 36%
  • Carbs:
  • 50.7g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 61 mg
  • 20%
  • Sodium:
  • 249 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the carrots into a large pot and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil over high heat until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and allow to steam dry for a minute or two.
  2. Return the pot to the stove; reduce the heat to medium-low. Melt the butter in the pot. Stir in the honey and brown sugar; add the carrots and stir until evenly coated; cook another 5 minutes
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  1. 284 Ratings


I'm the author of this recipe...I'm glad so many people are enjoying it. One thing I notice is that many reviewers are saying that 1/2 cup of butter makes too much sauce. It does make a lot of...

YUMMY! After reviewing other notes..., I decided to decrease the amount of sauce - I used 3 T butter, 3 T Brown Sugar & 1 T honey with a dash of cinnamon... I steamed 1 pound of baby carrots si...

Big hit!! I did have to cook my carrots a little longer than 15 minutes...

This recipe never lets me down and goes great with any meal!

Everyone liked this. I doubled it, but it was too much liquid - would probably not use as much butter next time.

Really good! I used smaller baby carrots and halved the glaze, but there still was plenty to coat the carrots. Thanks for a simple recipe!

Great side dish! I used a steam in bag of baby carrots and cut the amount of topping in half and added some cinnamon and nutmeg.

Great flavor. As some other posters noted, this does make a lot of sauce for the amount of carrots. Next time I will halve the amount of sauce so less butter is wasted in the bottom of the pot a...

I normally use butter and brown sugar, but the added honey was a nice touch. Definitely a keeper! Enjoyed!!