Bourbon-Glazed Carrots with Gorgonzola

Wisconsin Cheese Bourbon-Glazed Carrots with Gorgonzola Recipe
Active Time
20 Minutes



Look for the Proudly Wisconsin Badge when shopping for cheese. Any brand of Wisconsin Gorgonzola can be used in this recipe.


  1. Heat oven to 375°F.
  2. Place carrots on an aluminum foil-lined 15 x 10-inch baking pan. Drizzle with olive oil; toss to coat. Arrange carrots in a single layer. Season with salt and pepper.
  3. Bake for 30-40 minutes or until carrots are tender, stirring once.
  4. Meanwhile, bring bourbon and dried cherries to a boil in a small saucepan over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium. Simmer, uncovered, for 3-4 minutes or until bourbon is reduced to about 1/4 cup, stirring frequently. Stir in brown sugar and butter. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until sugar is dissolved.
  5. Drizzle carrots with glaze. Sprinkle with gorgonzola just before serving.

Recipe Tips

Make-ahead tip: Prepare recipe up to a day ahead. Bake carrots and drizzle with glaze. Cool; cover and refrigerate overnight. Remove from the refrigerator 20 minutes before warming. Microwave on high for 2-3 minutes or until heated through, stirring once. Sprinkle with gorgonzola. | Tip was tested in an 1,100-watt microwave.

Cheesemonger Tip

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Do you have questions when shopping for cheese? Ask the cheesemonger! A cheesemonger specializes in the buying and selling of high-quality cheese, usually available in the specialty section of a grocery store or cheese shop. Knowledgeable and passionate, a cheesemonger is a go-to resource for cheese varieties and pairings, proper cheese storage and handling, its cooking applications and cheese brand information.

Cheesemakers have handcrafted the Mindoro Collection since 1938, making their artisan cheese with local milk from Mindoro, Wisconsin. This creamy gorgonzola has a slightly milder flavor than blue cheese.

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