Ho ho ho, it’s time for Cannabis Christmas Edibles – How to Make the Whole Family More Jolly.
Christmas is coming and before you know it, you will be eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa and his edibles.
Let us help you through this holiday season with a few recipes that are easy to make and will definitely put a smile on your face while bringing cheer to the whole weed-friendly family!
Four recipes in our selection are perfect for cannabis beginners or even more experienced cannabis users who might be looking to cook something new that everyone can enjoy.
Before we go any further, let’s talk about edibles in general.
What are Cannabis Edibles?
Edibles are foods or drinks that contain THC (cannabis’ mind-altering ingredient) or CBD – the part that doesn’t make you high.
This means that you need to be careful when making and consuming cannabis edibles as there is the possibility of consuming too much THC.
The marijuana mantra goes like this: dose low and slow.
The most common and well-known type of cannabis edibles consists of baked goods and candies. Both these items can be prepared in a number of ways and they can both be enjoyed after eating them.
Easy Cannabis Recipes for the Christmas Season:
- Cannabis Oil
Versatile and perfect for hundreds of dishes and recipes, Cannabis Oil is a magical little ingredient.
The effectiveness of cannabis oil when it comes to its key psychoactive ingredient, THC, can be described as relatively high.
In fact, a single dose of 1 to 2 milligrams of THC is enough to produce a noticeable effect that can last up to 6 hours.
If you are a beginner in the world of cannabis and would like to try out how it feels, this is one of the best ways to do so.
How to Make Cannabis Oil:
Prep Time: 45 minutes minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours hours
Total Time: 45 minutes minutes
Keyword: Cannabis, Guide, make, Oil, Step, Video
Servings: 1 Cup
Author: Steph Van De Ven
- 1/4 to 1/2 Ounce Cannabis
- 1 Cup Olive Oil
Decarb your herb by spreading your cannabis evenly on an oven tray And coat with aluminum foil.
Place in the oven on 240F/115C 45 minutes, and then let it cool down.
Grind your cannabis or chop it in chunks.
Place the cannabis buds in a strong mason jar, add olive oil and (1 tsp of sunflower lecithin)
Place your closed jar in cold water and let it come to a boil, Boil for 2 to 3 hours.
TIP: U can also add other herbs such as Thyme, rosemary etc for an extra flavor.
Strain through Cheesecloth.
Let it cool
Now you can use the Cannabis Oil to make edibles or to cook with the oil
The video recipe is not as accurate as the blog recipe, which is most updated.
Calories: 191kcal | Fat: 22g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Sodium: 1mg
- Cannabis Candy
Talking about edibles, you can’t not mention the cannabis candy.
You will find a variety of different types of cannabis edibles that range from chocolate to gummies and from mints to hard candies.
All of which are super yummy and easy to take with you anywhere.
The possibilities are endless when it comes to the type of candy you can make with cannabis.
Weed candies are really easy to make. Just follow the simple steps below so that you can start on your journey into making some tasty treats for the festive season.
How to Make Cannabis Candy
Prep Time: 15 minutes minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes minutes
Keyword: cannabis candy, cannabis tincture, hard candies, hard candy, weed edibles
Servings: 50 Candies
THC: 10mg per candy
Author: Steph Van De Ven
- 2 – 3 Tbsp cannabis tincture 500mg THC
- 2 Cups Sugar
- 2/3 Cup corn syrup
- 1/4 Cup Water
- 1/2 Tsp Flavored extract optional
- Food coloring optional
In a medium sauce pan mix together the sugar, syrup and water.
Let it come to a boil and slowly stir mixture untill around 250F.
Once it reaches 250F, you need to stop stirring and let it come to approximately 305F. ( this happends quick)
Once your hard candy mixture is at around 305F, remove it from the heat.
Add cannabis tincture, flavor extract and food coloring. Stir it up and poor into your candy mold or baking sheet.
Let the cannabis candies cool down and harden before removing it from the mold.
Enjoy your canna candies!
Tip! If the hard candies are cloudy or foamy looking: once the mixture is taken off the heat, let it sit for 30 second untill all foam has gone down, before pouring into molds.
Serving: 1Candy | Calories: 44kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 3mg | Sugar: 11g | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 1mg
3. Cannabis Tea
You will be surprised to know that cannabis tea is one of the most popular cannabis recipes out there.
Warm, comforting and a great way to spend a chilly day with friends or family, brew up a batch today with our recipe below:
Prep Time: 5 minutes minutes
Keyword: cannabis tea, Tea, weed tea
Servings: 8 Tea bags
THC: 15mg per bag
Author: Steph Van De Ven
In an empty tea bag, fill 1 tsp of cannabis oil powder and 1 tsp of dry tea herbs.
Infuse the tea bag in hot water and the THC will dissolve into the hot water.
The cannabis powder will only dissolve when in contact with liquid.
Serving: 8Bags | Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg
- Cannabis-Infused Wine Or Alcohol
Wine is one of the most popular drinks in the world.
It can be consumed in a variety of ways, even without the cannabis edibles part but pot brownies (below) go perfectly with a nice glass of red!
Some people prefer drinking wine when they smoke marijuana, especially if they’re familiar with cross-fading – so if you’re just starting out be mindful of mixing booze with bud.
With any kind of alcohol, the recipe is the same. Check our how-to infuse vodka below, and just sub in your favourite alcoholic beverage.
Prep Time: 3 days days
Cook Time: 45 minutes minutes
Keyword: cannabis tincture, cannabis vodka, cocktail, Tincture
- 3 Grams Cannabis buds
- 1 Bottle Vodka
Decarboxylate your weed by spreading your cannabis evenly on an oven tray And coat with aluminum foil.
Place in the oven on 240F/115C for 25 till 45 minutes, and then let it cool.
Chop or grind the cannabis and wrap into cheesecloth to come up with a small package.
Place the package in a bottle of vodka. And let it infuse for 3 days. Shaking every 12 hours.
After 3 days, remove cannabis from vodka. You cannabis infused Vodka is ready!
- Cannabis Brownies
Brownies aren’t just tasty; they are also super popular when it comes to cannabis edibles.
The great thing about brownies is that you can use literally any type of weed available.
The only thing that really matters is how much you add to each ingredient in order to get the desired taste and effect.
Here’s our all-time favourite recipe:
How To Make Pot Brownies
Prep Time: 30 minutes minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes minutes
Keyword: Brownies, Classic, Pot
Author: Robin Briggi
- 1/2 cup Canna-butter
- 1 cup granulated sugar
- 2 large eggs
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1/3 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
- 3/4 cup all- purpose flour
- 1/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp baking powder
- Your choice of
- 1/2 cup milk chocolate, white chocolate, caramel
Preheat oven to 350°F and grease 8×8 inch pan.
Melt butter in a medium saucepan on stove top. Remove from heat.
Pour melted butter in a large mixing bowl. Stir in sugar, eggs and vanilla.
Sift dry ingredients together cocoa, salt, baking powder, and flour into the bowl with butter mixture. Mix batter well.
* Optional, Add chocolate, white chocolate, peanut butter chips, walnuts or fudge to or on top of batter.
Pour batter into pan, spread evenly. Cook for 30 minutes or stick a toothpick into center to be sure it comes out clean.
Allow brownies to cool. Cut into 9 squares.
* Optional, Add chocolate, white chocolate, peanut butter chips, walnuts or fudge to or on on top of batter.
Calories: 200kcal | Fat: 20g
If you’re looking to up-level your canna-cooking or baking game, or you want more of a canna-challenge, you may want to start here.
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As always, happy canna-cooking!