Apple-Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Carrots seem so easy, however, this recipe is something unique. Sweet and butter, this became a favorite that my mother used to serve during the holidays.

Apple-Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Apple-Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots


  • 2 pounds medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened apple juice
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans or walnuts, toasted, optional


  • In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine carrots and apple juice. Cook, covered, on high until carrots are tender, 3-4 hours.
  • Remove carrots from slow cooker; discard juices. Return carrots to slow cooker. Stir in brown sugar, butter, and salt. Cook, covered, on high until carrots are glazed, 15-20 minutes longer. If desired, sprinkle with pecans.

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