candied carrots

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By Roberta Isaacson
from highland park, IL

My mother made these when I was a kid. I now use the baby carrots when I make this.

serves 4
prep time 10 Min
cook time 35 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For candied carrots

  • 1 pound carrots, cut into 2 inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons butter, diced
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper

How To Make candied carrots

  • 1
    Place carrots in a pot of salted water. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to a high simmer and cook for about 20 - 30 minutes. Do not cook the carrots to a mushy stage!
  • 2
    Drain the carrots, reduce the heat to the lowest possible setting and return the carrots to the pan. Stir in butter, brown sugar, salt and pepper. Cook for about 3 - 5 minutes until sugar is bubbly. Serve hot.