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Simply the Best Candied Carrots

Candied carrots are so easy and quick to make. Delicious side dish to liven up fresh carrots that the whole family will enjoy.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Carrot, fresh, recipe, vegetables
Servings: 6 people


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 32 Oz. Sliced Carrots 2 small bags or you can slice your own too
  • 2 Tbsp. butter
  • 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup can also use same amount of brown sugar if desired
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste


  • Add olive oil to a non-stick pan and add two bags of sliced carrots. Cover and cook on medium-high until fork tender. Stir occasionally. This should take 15-20 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low and remove cover. Continue cooking 3-5 minutes until the carrots start to caramelize.
    Covered carrots cooking in a skillet
  • Once caramelization occurs...
    Carrots just starting to caramelize
  • ...add butter and maple syrup. Lightly salt and pepper to taste. Cook 3-5 minutes to thicken the candied glaze slightly. Serve and enjoy!
    Pouring maple syrup


Glazed Candied Carrots
Glazed Candied Carrots