Recipes and Cooking Brown Sugar-Glazed Carrots 3.5 (51) Add your rating & review A brown sugar glaze for vegetables is all you need to up your side dish game. Bonus: these brown sugar-glazed carrots can be on the table in less than 30 minutes. Try switching it up by adding some fresh thyme in our herb variation. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on June 14, 2011 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Kritsada Panichgul Cook Time: 10 mins Total Time: 25 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 pound peeled baby carrots or medium carrots, halved lengthwise and cut into 2-inch pieces 1 tablespoon butter or margarine 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar Dash salt Black pepper Directions In a medium saucepan cook carrots, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain; remove carrots from pan. In the same saucepan combine butter, brown sugar, and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until combined. Add carrots. Cook and stir about 2 minutes or until glazed. Season to taste with pepper. Herb-Glazed Carrots: To add more sophisticated flavors to the brown sugar carrots,prepare as above, except substitute 1 tablespoon honey for the brown sugar and add 1 tablespoon snipped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme, crushed, to the butter mixture. Sprinkle with snipped fresh Italian parsley before serving. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 83 Calories 3g Fat 14g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 83 % Daily Value * Total Fat 3g 4% Saturated Fat 2g 10% Cholesterol 8mg 3% Sodium 111mg 5% Total Carbohydrate 14g 5% Total Sugars 10g Protein 1g Vitamin C 9.4mg 47% Calcium 40.4mg 3% Iron 1.3mg 7% Potassium 281mg 6% Folate, total 32.3mcg Vitamin B-6 0.1mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.