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Glazed carrots are a classic holiday side dish! Try this kicked-up recipe, Hickory Bourbon and Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots, for a stunning, colorful twist!

Hickory Bourbon and Brown Sugar Glazed Carrots

Glazed carrots are a classic holiday side dish! This kicked-up version is nice balance of sweet and tangy, making it a stunning and colorful twist.

Course Side Dish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author By Heather H. of Kitchen Concoctions: www.kitchen-concoctions.com


  • 1 pound peeled mini rainbow carrots
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • ¼ cup Stubb's Hickory Bourbon Bar-B-Q Sauce
  • ½ teaspoon each Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons fresh flat leaf parsley chopped


  1. In a small saucepan, toss together the carrots, water, butter, brown sugar, Stubb's Hickory Bourbon Bar-B-Q Sauce, salt and black pepper.
  2. Bring carrots to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes then reduce heat to a medium low and simmer, partially covered, stirring occasionally, until the carrots are tender and the liquid has reduced to a glaze, about 6-8 minutes. Serve immediately topped with fresh parsley.