Sweet Baby Carrots


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

Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
25 mins
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  • 1 (16 ounce) package baby carrots

  • ½ cup butter

  • ½ cup brown sugar

  • 3 tablespoons honey


  1. Place carrots in a large pot and cover with salted water. Bring to a boil over high heat and cook until carrots are tender, about 15 minutes. Remove from the stove and drain carrots in a strainer.

    Baby carrots sitting in water in a sauce pot.

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  2. Return the pot to the stove, add butter, and reduce the heat to medium-low. When butter is melted, stir in brown sugar and honey.

    Overhead of butter and brown sugar cooking in a sauce pot.

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  3. Add carrots and stir until evenly coated. Cook for 5 more minutes before serving.

    Cooked baby carrots being coated in a butter and brown sugar mixture in a sauce pot.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

402 Calories
23g Fat
51g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 402
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 23g 30%
Saturated Fat 15g 73%
Cholesterol 61mg 20%
Sodium 249mg 11%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 18%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 45g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 7mg 34%
Calcium 68mg 5%
Iron 1mg 3%
Potassium 410mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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