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CINNAMON BROWN SUGAR CARROTS

No-fuss easy peasy carrots glazed with butter, brown sugar and cinnamon. These carrots are candy, savory, and actually extraordinary!

CINNAMON BROWN SUGAR CARROTS

CINNAMON BROWN SUGAR CARROTS

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 pounds carrots, halved lengthwise, tops reserved
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • 1 teaspoon molasses
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of ground nutmeg

DIRECTIONS:

    1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
    2. Lightly oil a baking sheet or coat with nonstick spray. Place carrots in a single layer onto the prepared baking sheet. Add olive oil, salt, and pepper, to taste. Gently toss to combine.
    3. Place into oven and bake for 10-12 minutes, or until just tender.*
  1. In a small saucepan over medium heat, combine butter, brown sugar, orange zest, molasses, cinnamon, and nutmeg, stirring constantly, until sugar is dissolved and the mixture is bubbly about 4-5 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat; stir in carrots and cook, stirring occasionally, until glazed and heated through about 3-4 minutes.
  3. Serve immediately, garnished with reserved tops, if desired.

NOTES:

*Cooking time will vary depending on the size and thickness of the carrots.

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