COOK carrots in boiling water in large saucepan on medium heat 12 to 14 min or until tender; drain in colander.
MEANWHILE, mix dressing and syrup in same saucepan; cook 15 to 20 min. or until hot and bubbly, stirring occasionally. Add carrots; cook 5 min. or until glaze is thickened to desired consistency, stirring frequently.
ADD margarine; stir until melted. Stir in nuts.
serving size = 1/2 cup (125 mL)