If you enjoy baking, you’ll probably love baking your own cannabis cookies. By making your own, you can control the dosage, flavor, size, and type of flower in the cookies.
The process is pretty straightforward too, so keep reading to learn just how you can make your own cannabis cookies!
Decarboxylate Your Flower
If you don’t know what that means, don’t worry, it’s not as complex as it sounds. Start by cutting up or grinding your weed to crumbles into oven safe bakeware. Preheat the oven to 200°F and put your cannabis in when it’s reached that temperature. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes and let it cool after taking it out.
While you don’t have to decarboxylate your flower, the high won’t be nearly as strong if you don’t. If you prefer a more mild effect when consuming cannabis, you could try avoiding the Decarboxylation process for your first batch. Evaluate how they make you feel, and if you don’t get the desired effect, switch up your process next time you’re baking.
Dosing Your Cannabis Cookies
Measuring the correct dosing for your cannabis cookies comes down to your desired effect, and how strong your flower is. Just remember, it’s better to be on the safe side and use a smaller dose. You can also eat more of your cookies if they aren’t as strong as you want them to be.
At the center of creating cannabis edibles is cannabutter. That’s because you can use it in any recipe that calls for butter, providing a lot of flexibility in how you end up using it. There are several ways to make cannabutter, depending on which kitchen equipment you have and your personal preference. Here are some of the most common methods:
- Slow Cooker
After infusing the butter with your flower by heating it at a steady temperature over time, it’s time to strain out the finished product. You should notice a change in color over time as the flower mixes into the butter. Pour out the cannabutter into a container through a strainer to remove any plant residue.
If your recipe calls for melted butter or liquid fat, you’re ready to go. If you want to store your cannabutter, mix your butter with sugar until well blended, and store it in the fridge. You can store cannabutter for a couple of months, allowing you to bake several times before needing to make more.
Pick Your Cookie Recipe
Now it’s time to pick out which cookies you’d like to make. Our favorite is korova cookies, but you’re free to pick whichever recipe you want, as long as it calls for butter or liquid fat.
Simply use your cannabutter instead of regular butter when baking. You can also use a mix of regular butter and cannabutter, depending on how strong you want your edibles to be. Make sure when you’re preparing your cookie batter, you mix thoroughly. This will help evenly distribute the cannabutter throughout the batch of cookies.