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Slow Cooker Orange Glazed Carrots

  • Author: 365 Days of Slow Cooking
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 4 hours
  • Total Time: 4 hours 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


The best cooked carrots that you’ll ever eat. This awesome side dish is made in your slow cooker and requires very little hands-on time. They’re glazed at the end with a little orange marmalade which give the carrots an extra special taste. These slow cooker orange glazed carrots make a perfect side dish for any special holiday meal.


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  • 1 lb carrots, peeled and sliced a quarter inch thick on the bias
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 3 Tbsp orange marmalade
  • 1 1/2 tsp butter
  • 1/4 tsp dried sage
  • Salt and pepper


  1. Combine carrots, water, sugar and kosher salt in the slow cooker*. Cover and cook on low for about 4-6 hours, or until carrots are tender.
  2. Drain the carrots. Stir in the marmalade, butter and sage. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Turn to the warm setting until you are ready to serve.


This recipe can easily be doubled or tripled.

*I used my 3 quart casserole crockpot slow cooker for this recipe.

Recipe is inspired by ATK’s Slow Cooker Revolution.