Few things mark the festivity of the holiday season like savory nibbles and decadent desserts. And for cannabis enthusiasts this time of year is perfect for making deliciously creative edibles. Between its ability to address pain, anxiety, insomnia and other ailments, cannabis can be particularly helpful resource during the holidays, and making your own infused products is a fun, more personalized way to address your needs this winter.
So here’s our picks for 10 mouth-watering holiday recipes that feature cannabis as a key ingredient.
Not only does everybody loves Christmas cookies, they’re super easy to make. We searched high and low and found this tasty recipe for cannabis infused sugar cookies, including a bonus recipe for cannabis frosting (mmm, frosting).
For another option, check out this gem from Viceland’s weed cooking show Bong Apétite. In the video, the delightful Nonna Marijuana bring a little joy to the world as she shows host Abdullah Saeed how to make marijuana cookies and Christmas egg nug.
Gingerbread isn’t always top-of-mind when it comes to edibles, but it is one of those quintessential holiday treats. That’s why we can’t wait to try this recipe for Gingerbread Marijuana Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Molasses Icing.
For those aiming for a showstopper, look no further than this Ganjabread House recipe. And no need to feel intimidated, the recipe gives you options for simplifying with store-bought ingredients – just add cannabutter and start building!
As far as we’re concerned, there are no holidays without chocolate. What we love about this recipe for cannabis infused fudge is that it’s a fun alternative to brownies, and there’s no baking required.
For an elegant alternative to drugstore holiday chocolates, try this tempting recipe for deceptively simple-to-make chocolate truffles in 3 flavor varieties.
When the weather outside is spiteful, nothing warms the body and soul quite like a hot beverage. It didn’t occur to us they could be infused, so imagine our glee when we came across this super easy recipe for Baked Apple Cider (baked – get it?).
And of course you can’t talk hot holiday beverages without bringing up cocoa. We love this recipe for weed hot chocolate because it’s straightforward and even tells you the right moment in the process to take a bong rip.
The one gripe we often hear about edibles is that they’re always sweet, so we wanted to include this savory infused potato latke recipe that’s had our stomachs growling for day.
What infused recipes are you cooking up for the holidays? Post all about them in the comments on Instagram!
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