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Brown Sugar Honey Glazed Carrots on a fork and in a bowl


Tender baby carrots sweetened with butter, brown sugar, and honey to form the most delicious and irresistible glaze. Easy to make for the perfect addition to any Easter, holiday, or weeknight meal.
4.21 from 24 votes
Prep Time 2 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 12 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 159 kcal


  • 5 cups water
  • 1 lb baby carrots
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp salt


  • Boil water in a medium sauce pan. Add carrots and reduce temperature to medium-high and continue to cook for 5 minutes or until carrots have started to soften but still have a bit of a crunch to them. Drain.
  • Return carrots to the pan and add butter, brown sugar, honey, cinnamon, and salt. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook for an additiuoal 5-7 minutes or until sauce has thickened to a glaze and carrots are soft with a slight crunch.
  • For a thicker glaze, add 1-2 tsp of cornstarch to sauce.


Serving: 4gCalories: 159kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 1gFat: 6gSodium: 149mgSugar: 23g
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