Honey-Glazed Carrots

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 10 min.


4 servings

Updated: Feb. 10, 2023
My mother used sugar in this recipe, but a local man who keeps bees on our farm shares honey with us so I use that instead to make honey-glazed carrots. —Julie Anglen, Riverton, Wyoming
Honey-Glazed Carrots Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 package (16 ounces) baby carrots
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice


  1. Place carrots and water in a 1-1/2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave until crisp-tender, 3-5 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a skillet over low heat; stir in honey and lemon juice. Cook, stirring constantly, 3-4 minutes. Add carrots; cook and stir until glazed, about 1 minute.
Honey-Glazed Carrots Tips

Can you use other kinds of carrots to make honey-glazed carrots?

Yes, you can use other kinds of carrots to make this honey-glazed recipe! However, make sure you cut up whatever carrot you use into equally-sized slices to guarantee even cooking.

What can you serve with honey-glazed carrots?

Serve these honey-glazed carrots as a delicious side for main dishes such as salt pork roast sandwiches, grilled chicken, or even lasagna.

How do you store leftover honey-glazed carrots?

Store leftover honey-glazed carrots in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days. To reheat, pop them in the microwave or leave them in a 450°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes, or until they’re warmed through. If you liked this recipe, be sure to check out more of our glazed carrot recipes.

—Sammi DiVito, Taste of Home Assistant Editor

Nutrition Facts

1/2 cup: 124 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 126mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (14g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.