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Candy-Coated Carrots

Getting my kids to eat vegetables was a problem for me... until I came up with this recipe that easily dresses up carrots with a sweet, tangy glaze.—Lavonne Hartel, Williston, North Dakota
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    4-6 servings


  • 1 pound fresh baby carrots
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt


  • In a large saucepan, cook carrots in a small amount of water until crisp-tender; drain and keep warm. In the same saucepan, cook butter and brown sugar until bubbly. Stir in lemon juice, pepper sauce and salt. Return carrots to pan and heat through.

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  • amsm
    Nov 3, 2020

    I always have to make these carrots when I cook carrots. My kids love the sweet flavor.

  • gunslinger
    Oct 29, 2020

    I am not a big fan of cooked carrots but my husband loves them so I made these easy carrots for him. They are delicious! The buttery sweet spicy blend gives them a great flavor that even this non carrot eater loved!

  • misstish78
    Feb 10, 2017

    My husband, my kids and my daughters best friend love these carrots. Everytime I make them, they get 2nds. My kids are really picky! Thanks!

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    Jan 26, 2010

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    Jul 31, 2009

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