Glazed Carrots Recipe

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Carrot sticks topped with a pineapple glaze are a delicious side dish, no matter the occasion.
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8 servings SERVINGS


  • 2 pounds carrots, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) crushed pineapple, drained


  • In a saucepan, cook carrots in boiling water until tender, about 15 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • In a skillet over medium-high heat, combine brown sugar, butter, salt, orange peel and pineapple. With a potato masher, mash the mixture to crush the pineapple into even smaller bits. Heat mixture to boiling.
  • Add carrots, and cook and stir until carrots are glazed and heated through, about 5 minutes.

Don’t over complicate the dishes at your Thanksgiving holiday this year. Use this and other recipes featured in our Thanksgiving Dinner Menu to simplify your main dish and sides.