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Maple glazed carrots

Maple Glazed Carrots Recipe

Maple Glazed Carrots are the perfect, least fussy side dish for any holiday or Sunday supper. Delicious on their own, or fabulous with ham or turkey, these glazed carrots won't be forgotten anytime soon. Only one pan required!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword glazed carrots, glazed carrots recipe, how to make glazed carrots, maple glazed carrots
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 116kcal
Author Lauren's Latest


  • 2 lbs baby carrots
  • cold water
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tablespoons salted butter
  • ¼ cup real maple syrup
  • ¼ cup chopped cashews or almonds, pecans or pistachios
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley flakes


  • Place carrots into a large skillet with high sides. Fill a pan with enough cold water to mostly cover the carrots. Sprinkle with salt, cover and bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer with the lid still on until carrots are fork tender (but not falling apart tender), 12-15 minutes.
  • Drain and place carrots back into the hot pan. Place the pan over medium heat and add in butter, maple syrup, cashews, and parsley flakes. Cook 2-3 minutes or until all carrots are glazed with butter and syrup.
  • Serve and enjoy!


Calories: 116kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 115mg | Potassium: 315mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 15725IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1.3mg