How to Make Cannabis Cookies

Introduction

Step aside, brownies. Cannabis infused cookies are a real crowd favorite! You can make pot cookies from scratch using a few simple ingredients. Gather your cannabutter or infused THC or CBD coconut oil, and re-create some of our favorite infused, dispensary grade cookie recipes right at home. We’ve got classic choacolate chip cookies, gingersnap cookies with a delicious drizzle of infused caramel over top, peanut butter cookies, and a re-imagined version of Grandma’s oatmeal cookies coming right up. Let’s get baking!

Chocolate Chip Weed Cookies Recipe

Prep time = 15 minutes

Cook Time = 15 minutes

Ready in = 30 minutes

*Extra time needed for decarboxylation and amount of time will depend on decarb method

Note: *Extra time needed for decarboxylation and amount of time will depend on decarb method. If using the Nova decarb will take 1.5 – 2hrs.

Follow along with us on YouTube, or follow the recipe below.

Required Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup unsalted, melted butter
  • 1 cup lightly packed brown sugar
  • ⅓ cup white sugar
  • ¼ ounce to ¾ ounce of decarbed flower, the amount depends on desired strength
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ cup of chocolate chips
  • Cannabis

Note: Feel free to add a variety of different flavors and ingredients to this recipe per your preferences.

Required Kitchen Equipment

  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk or rubber spatula
  • Greased baking sheet

Directions

  1. Decarb your herb using the oven method or for best results, use a Nova decarboxylator. When your weed is decarbed, grind it into small pieces to mix into cookie dough.
  2. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F and grease two baking sheets or line with parchment paper.
  3. Mix 2 cups flour, ½ teaspoon salt, ½ teaspoon baking soda, and decarbed bud in a large bowl, set aside.
  4. In a second bowl using a mixer, cream together ¾ cup of melted butter, 1 cup brown sugar, and ⅓ cup white sugar. Beat in 1 tablespoon vanilla, the egg, and egg yolk until light and creamy.
  5. Mix in dry ingredients until incorporated. Using a spatula, fold in chocolate chips until evenly distributed.
  6. Drop dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto your prepared cookie sheets, being sure to leave a few inches between each cookie.
  7. Bake for 12-15 minutes, or until the edges are light brown. Remove from oven and let sit on cookie sheet for 5-10 minutes before transferring to wire cooling rack. As with all edibles, start slow until you know your tolerance level.
  8. The cookies can be stored in an airtight container for 2-3 days. (Hint: To keep them moist, store a single slice of bread in the container with them.) For even longer freshness store the canna-cookies in the freezer and warm them covered in the toaster for an freshly-baked taste up to 2-3 weeks later.

Try Different Flavors

1. Gingersnap Cookies With Medicated Caramel Drizzle

A gingersnap cookie is the perfect holiday gift or treat. Gather around the fire with a few of these psychoactive cannabis cookies and kick up your feet, or enjoy them all year around for a moment of cozy nostalgia.

Required Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup softened butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons of ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • Ardent Caramel Infusion kit or your favorite local caramel

Required Kitchen Equipment

  • Mixing bowl
  • Greased baking sheet
  • Whisk or rubber spatula
  • Electric mixer (optional)

Directions

  1. Mix decarboxylated kief into the caramel sauce of choice, and place it to the side.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease two baking sheets or line with parchment paper.
  3. Mix sugar and butter together before stirring in the egg and molasses.
  4. Combine dry ingredients and gradually mix well into the dough.
  5. Roll roughly 30 balls of cookie dough, placing half on each baking sheet. Bake until golden brown, or for about 10-12 minutes.
  6. Once cooled, drizzle medicated caramel sauce over each cookie, dosing as you like.

2. Peanut Butter Cannabis Cookies

Peanut butter cannabis cookies can get you an extra protein boost with your dose. These are particularly good before a run or intense workout session with a tall glass of oat or almond milk and plenty of water.

Required Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Cannabutter
  • 1 Cup Crunchy Peanut Butter
  • 1 Cup White Sugar
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 2 1/2 Cups All-Purpose Flour
  • 1 1/2 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt

Required Kitchen Equipment

  • Mixing bowl
  • Greased baking sheet
  • Whisk or rubber spatula

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F and grease two baking sheets or line with parchment paper.
  2. Combine cannabutter, white sugar, brown sugar, and peanut butter in your mixing bowl. Stir well, and beat in the eggs one at a time.
  3. Combine dry ingredients together and gradually mix well into the dough.
  4. Roll cookie dough into one inch balls and place on the baking sheet. Imprint a criss-cross pattern on each cookie using a fork. Bake until browned, for about 10 minutes.

3. Grandma’s Re-Imagined Infused Oatmeal Weed Cookies

Just like Grandma’s, but better.

Required Ingredients

  • 2 large eggs
  • ¾ cup Cannabutter
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cups whole wheat flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1 ½ cups raisins
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Required Kitchen Equipment

  • Greased baking sheet
  • Mixing bowl
  • Whisk or rubber spatula

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F and grease two baking sheets or line with parchment paper.
  2. Mix together cannabutter, eggs, sugar, and vanilla. Add cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda, and salt. Stir well.
  3. Add raisin, water, nuts, and oats to the dough and mix thoroughly. Allow the dough to cool in the refrigerator for about a half hour.
  4. Combine dry ingredients and gradually mix well into the dough.
  5. Roll cookie dough into small balls and place on your baking sheet with two inches between each one. Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until the cookies are very slightly browned on top.

Other infused cookie recipes to consider include:

  • Cannabis-Infused Cherry Almond Cookies
  • Cannabis Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Truffles
  • Oatmeal Cannabis Cookies
  • Cranberry, Cannabis, and Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Marijuana Toffee Chocolate Chip Cookies
  • Cannabis-Infused Sugar Cookies
  • Coconut Almond Macaroons
  • No-Bake Stoner Chocolate Balls
  • Sriracha and Almond Butter Cannabis Cookies

Conclusion

Marijuana cookies are a great way to spread joy. If your batch of cookies is too large to eat right away, make sure to freeze them in an air-tight container to extend their shelf life another 2-3 weeks. Enjoying homemade cannabis cookies? Tag us on Instagram for the chance to be featured on our page!

Comments

  1. This whole decarbing discussion has been great! Since there cannot be a NOVA in my future $$$, I’ve been doing a bunch of reading/research (ty Ardent and Leafly) and even oven testing. My oven holds a steady 198F so I’m gonna do a 75 mins. batch and play! Then I saw a Magical Butter Decarb kit on Amazon, so I’m gonna try that! Hello, we need an affordable lab, like 23nMe, where people can send in a sample for THC % only!!! Thanks for those recipes and ALL the incredible educational info you share! Bringing out the Scientist in me!

  2. Awesome machine. My wife hates the taste of the herb, but needs the medication. Smoking is hard on the lungs.
    We decarb shatter and then reheat with oil for half an hour, as per your instructions. One gram shatter to one ounce avocado oil, then we put the combined THC/avocado oil into capsules. One sativa pill for day, and one indica pill for evening. This puts our THC levels up where not as much smoking is required.
    We also decarb all our flower, just as soon as we get home from the dispensary. Some goes to making hard candies (with herbal taste), the rest we smoke in narrower papers that take less herb, and in smaller bowls. We used to fill our bowl rack, fitted with four bowls, for a single sesh. Now, we rarely finish a bowl on the first sesh, the medication is just so much more effective. That same 4 bowl rack lasts a couple of days now, but we only load one or two bowls at a time because we won’t use it in a day.
    We calculated that we would save the purchase price of the NOVA in about six weeks, and we were right, so now we are just reaping the rewards. I’m an economist, so I calculated everything from the cost of shatter, cost of flower, worked out the math for daily use costs, figuring in our THC requirements before we invested in the NOVA. The results are as expected,
    All the, “stems and seeds that you don’t need”, (sorry Chech and Chong) go into a jar for later inclusion into hard candies for travel, so we glean as much THC as we can using stuff we used to toss.
    The NOVA has completely changed the way we medicate, we are now in a more level state, keeping THC levels more constant, with fewer ups and downs, and way less time investment than smoking every couple hours. This keeps my, “Hey look, I’m walking!” feeling going all day long.

  3. I bought my Nova lift about 3 weeks ago and I am amazed every time I use it because of its accuracy and its multiple uses. I love my Magical Butter machine but it can’t decarb and you have to infuse at least two cups of of liquid to use it. The Ardent can Decarboxylate then infuse as little as a couple of tablespoons of liquid/oil. Sorry Magical Butter Machine…you’ve been bumped to #2. The Ardent Lift is my #1 Cannabis Tool….

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