Take-out Tuesday, Whiskey Carrots

Happy April!  Celebrate Spring this month with some Whiskey Carrots~ they are so simple, so tasty and perfect for your Easter dinner~ No foolin’!


These carrots get a little help from Jack Daniels

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but the alcohol cooks off so you can serve them to all ages


whiskey, butter


brown sugar


and carrots combine to make a tasty glazed bite

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that will have you licking your lips

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and fingers for more

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Curious Bunny highly recommends them!

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Whiskey Carrots

The alcohol in the whiskey cooks off and gives the carrots a wonderful underlying flavor
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4


  • 1/2 stick unsalted butter cut in half
  • 1 lb. carrots peeled and cut into 1-2 inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup Jack Daniels or other bourbon
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • salt and pepper


  • Melt half of the butter in a large deep skillet over high heat. Add half of the carrots and cook and stir about 1 minute until they start browning. Remove to a clean plate and repeat with remaining carrots.
  • Pour the whiskey into the butter in the pan and let the whiskey cook for about 3 minutes or until slightly reduced.
  • Lower heat to medium low and add remaining butter, stirring to melt. Stir in brown sugar, then add all the carrots. Cover and reduce heat to low.
  • Cook carrots covered for 5 minutes. Uncover and season well with salt and pepper. Let carrots cook uncovered for 5 more minutes. Makes 3-4 servings


If you don’t want to use whiskey, substitute orange juice~
Keyword carrots, cooked carrots, Easter, easy side dish, Jack Daniels, whiskey carrots

This recipe was adapted from Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman

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12 Responses to “Take-out Tuesday, Whiskey Carrots”
  1. Mary says:

    Oh my Jenna… now that’s how I would like my carrots, with bourbon and brown sugar! 🙂

  2. Happier Than A Pig In Mud says:

    I know I’d love these:@)

  3. fairhopesupplyco says:

    We love carrots at our house! Looks good.- Thanks!

  4. Linda says:

    I love carrots as a side dish! This sounds so good. Prefect for the Easter table.

  5. CraftyHope says:

    Those look AWESOME! I’m totally pinning these. . .let me know if you have a problem with that.

  6. Pinning. My family would like these.

  7. I just pinned and shared these yummy babies!! So clever and I just have to try!!

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  8. Miz Helen says:

    Hi Jenn,
    Your carrots will be fabulous and I can’t wait to make them. Thank you so much for sharing this special recipe with Full Plate Thursday and have a fantastic week!
    Miz Helen

  9. I am a big fan of carrots, so I know that I would love these. I imagine this would work with a wide variety of spirits.

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