Glazed Carrots

glazed carrots

I love figuring out new side dish recipes. I have had glazed carrots before, but never had attempted them myself. They are super easy and fast. Also I have never seen my kids eat so many vegetables in one sitting. They loved this side dish. I think when you add a little bit of sweetness to a vegetable it is more of an appetizing treat for kids. I think there are so many ways to get your kids to eat their veggies, but I want to hear what you all do as moms to get your kids to eat their veggies. What are your tricks? Can’t wait to hear and try them out on my kiddos.

Glazed Carrots

2 1/2 cups of sliced carrots

1/4 cup of brown sugar

1/4 cup of butter

1/2 tsp of pumpkin pie spice


Slice all your carrots. I used baby carrots because that is what I had. Slice them at an angle. This makes them easier to slice and thinner. Place the sliced carrots in skillet with about an inch of water, and bring to boil. Boil until carrots are tender. Drain the carrots if there is any water left and set aside. In the same skillet melt butter, brown sugar and pumpkin pie spice together. Add the carrots to the glaze and cook until bubbling. Remove from heat and serve as an side with any main dish.

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  • kim

    Oh the pumpkin pie spice is a nice twist! I bet that would really bring out the flavor! Thanks so much for linking up with us at the You Link It We Make It party and we hope to see you again!

  • A Pretty Fix

    I’ve made glazed carrots many times but never with pumpkin pie spice!! Love that idea. Will have to try it 🙂

  • Sahana

    I haven’t tried carrots this way!! I always grate them and make salads or curries. This looks great.Will try next time. Thank you for linking up with us at #HomeMattersParty. We would love to have you again next week.

  • Rachel Osborn

    Interesting! Haven’t tried carrots this way-ever!