Homemade Candied Carrots in White Bowl

One Pot Candied Carrots

Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins

Quick and easy candied carrots recipe, homemade with simple ingredients over stovetop in 20 minutes. Loaded with honey, brown sugar, orange zest, cinnamon.

Servings: 4 People
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: homemade candied carrots
Calories: 132 kcal
Author: Abeer Rizvi


  • 2 tbsp Butter Unsalted
  • 2 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp Honey
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2- 1 tsp Cinnamon powder
  • 1 tsp Orange zest Can be omitted if you don't like orange flavor
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1 bag Baby carrots 1 pound bag
  • 1 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp Nuts Such as chopped pecans or walnuts


  1. Heat butter in a large nonstick pot or pan over medium-high heat until fully melted.

  2. Add brown sugar, honey, water, cinnamon, orange zest, salt, pepper.

  3. Mix and bring to a boil.

  4. Reduce heat to medium and mix in carrots.

  5. Let the carrots cook (uncovered) until tender and liquid/ syrup is reduced and thickened. This takes about 5-6 minutes.

  6. Remove from heat and garnish with some brown sugar and chopped nuts. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
One Pot Candied Carrots
Amount Per Serving
Calories 132 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 4g20%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 56mg2%
Potassium 30mg1%
Carbohydrates 15g5%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 13g14%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 212IU4%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.