Candied Carrots Recipe

Candied Carrots - tender and delicious candied carrots that takes only 10 mins on skillet. Easy candied carrots recipe that is great anytime of the year.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword Candied Carrots
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 3 people
Calories 202 kcal


  • 1 lb baby carrots
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 3 tablespoons white sugar or brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 3 dashes ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon chopped parsley


  1. Bring a pot of water to boil and cook the baby carrots for 5 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. While you're waiting for the carrots to cook, heat up a skillet with the butter on medium to low heat. When the butter melts, add the brown sugar, stir to combine well. Add the carrots into the skillet, season with salt and black pepper. Cook for a few minutes until they are nicely glazed, add the parsley and combine well. Dish out and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

If use salted butter, then skip the salt.

Nutrition Facts
Candied Carrots Recipe
Amount Per Serving (3 people)
Calories 202 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 30mg10%
Sodium 313mg14%
Potassium 371mg11%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 21200IU424%
Vitamin C 4mg5%
Calcium 56mg6%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.