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Sweet Cinnamon-Roasted Baby Carrots

maple-roasted baby carrots recipe

Here’s an easy way to enjoy roasted carrots with no cutting or peeling involved: simply use a bag of baby carrots! This recipe for Sweet Cinnamon-Roasted Baby Carrots provides a veggie dish that stands a good chance of winning over young eaters, and a good side dish to make while another kid-friendly dish (like Tofu Nuggets) is in the oven. 

Sweet Cinnamon-Roasted Baby Carrots

Serves: 6


  • 16 oz bag baby carrots
  • 2 to 3 tbsp maple syrup or agave nectar, to taste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 to 1 tsp cinnamon, to taste
  • 1 pinch nutmeg (optional)
  • 1 pinch salt
  • sesame seeds, for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.
  2. Combine all the ingredients in a mixing bowl and stir together. Arrange on a nonstick or parchment-lined baking sheet.
  3. Bake, stirring gently every few minutes, until the carrots are tender and lightly browned, 20 to 30 minutes (depending on their thickness) and serve.
  • Here are more recipes for making the most of carrots.
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