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carrot sticks

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Bea L.
Emerald Isle, NC

No clue as to where I got this recipe but I love carrots. These are really good and I especially like making them when I have an abundence of carrots that need to be used up.

(3 ratings)
method Stove Top

Ingredients For carrot sticks

  • 1 lb
    carrots, cut into sticks
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/4 c
    orange juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter or margarine, softened

How To Make carrot sticks

  • 1
    Boil carrot sticks in water until tender. Set aside.
  • 2
    In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch then stir in orange juice and butter & mix until smooth. Slowly bring this to a boil and boil two minutes or until thick & bubbly.
  • 3
    Drain carrots and top with orange juice mixture.
  • 4
    NOTE: according to another great cook on this site, Colleen Sowa, you can cut the carrots into coins rather than into sticks.