carrots-with-orange-marmaladeA delightful change from plain cooked carrots. Even your picky eaters will find it hard not to like these cinnamon and nutmeg seasoned carrots. Orange marmalade and brown sugar add just the right amount of sweetness to these delicious carrots.

1 (2 pound) package baby carrots
1/2 cup orange marmalade
3 tablespoons cold water, divided
2 tablespoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon butter or margarine, melted
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon cornstarch

1 .In a 3 quart slow cooker, combine carrots, orange marmalade, 1 tablespoon water, brown sugar, butter or margarine and seasonings. Stir to blend well.

2. Cover and cook on Low heat for 5 to 6 hours or until carrots are tender.

3. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and remaining 2 tablespoons cold water until smooth; stir into carrot mixture. Cover and cook on High for 30 minutes or until thickened. Makes 6 servings.

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