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Whiskey Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

These glazed carrots are loved up with a good dose of whiskey and brown sugar. 
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 8 servings


  • 2 bags of baby carrots
  • 1 stick butter
  • 3/4 cup whiskey
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • salt & pepper
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 3 fresh thyme sprigs


  • Melt 2 tablespoons of the butter and add the pecans. Saute until slightly brown, about 2 minutes.
  • Remove the pecans and add 4 tablespoons of the butter and then half of the carrots.
  • Saute the carrots until slightly brown and soft, about 6 minutes. Remove and set aside.
  • Add the remaining carrots and repeat. Remove and set aside.
  • Add the whiskey to the pan and simmer on medium-high heat about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the remaining butter, brown sugar, honey and thyme sprigs. Stir and simmer until reduced.
  • Add carrots back to the pan, stir in the pecans, and stir to coat.
  • Serve with additional fresh thyme.


(adjustments might need to be made for butter and sugar quantities. )