Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword brown sugar, carrots
Prep Time 8 minutes
Cook Time 8 minutes
Total Time 16 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 161 kcal
Author Jennie Duncan


  • 1 pound Carrots (sliced)
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cornstarch


  1. Place sliced carrots in a deep pot and cover with water. Allow to boil for 2-3 minutes or until they are bright orange and starting to softened. Drain carrots and set aside. 

  2. In the same pot add butter and allow to melt. Reduce heat and add brown sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cornstarch. Whisk together until melted and well combined. 

  3. Add carrots back into pot and cook again for another 2-3 minutes or until soft. Remove from heat and allow to sit and thicken for 1-2 minutes then serve. 

Nutrition Facts
Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots
Amount Per Serving
Calories 161 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 5g25%
Cholesterol 24mg8%
Sodium 146mg6%
Potassium 304mg9%
Carbohydrates 19g6%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Vitamin A 15440IU309%
Vitamin C 5.4mg7%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 0.3mg2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.