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Making the most delicious weed candy at home is simple and affordable. Whether you plan to start from growing a cannabis seed or buying cannabis flower or concentrates, we’ve got the best weed candy recipe for you. It’s super easy and tasty.

What Is Weed Candy?

Cannabis candy is any candy (weed lollipops, gummies, chocolate, etc.) made with cannabis flower or concentrates. You can infuse the plant’s cannabinoids (THC and CBD) and terpenes into your favorite type of candy.

Benefits of marijuana candy:

  • Smoke-free
  • Long-lasting high
  • Potent experience
  • Sublingual absorption under the tongue for fast-acting effects
  • Delicious
  • Microdosable
  • Consistent dosing

What Makes the Best Weed Candy?

There are so many types of delicious candy out there. It’s impossible to name a definitive “best” candy. Everyone’s got their favorite. However, there are some general tips on how to make weed candy the best it can be.

  • Use high-quality cannabis flower or concentrates. Consider the product’s cannabinoid and terpene concentration.
  • Decarboxylate the material in the oven to activate its primary compounds (THC and CBD).
  • Infuse cannabis into butter or oil to make a variety of cannabis recipes.
  • Combine all the ingredients evenly. Well-mixed ingredients allow you to create consistent doses.
  • Allow the candies to cool before removing them from molds.
  • Store candy in a dry, dark, and cool space.

Cannabis candy recipes vary in ingredients, including cannabutter, cannabis oil, cannabis tincture, food coloring, corn syrup, and water. There’s an infinite range of delicious possibilities in the world of weed edibles.

Cooking Equipment

The type of cooking equipment you need to make weed candy depends on the candy you will make. Here are a couple of common supplies you will need.

  • Candy thermometer: A candy thermometer enables you to check the temperature of candy syrups. For instance, when making cannabis hard candy, you will need to know when the syrup is at its hard-crack stage (300º-310º F).
  • Candy molds or baking sheets: Candy molds allow you to shape the infused ingredients into various shapes and forms. Molds make it easy to make lollipops, gummy bears, and chocolate bars.
  • Lollipop sticks: Lollipop sticks can go inside lollipop molds.
  • Candy wrappers: Candy wrappers can preserve the candy for later use.
  • Microwave, stove, or oven: Whether you need to decarboxylate your ingredients or heat them, you will need one of these for your candy recipe.

How to Make Weed Gummy Bears

weed candy recipe

Cannabis gummies are some of the most popular infused products, available in a variety of flavors, colors, and shapes. Here, we’ll show you what you’ll need to make cannabis gummy bears and how to make them.

Ingredients for Weed Gummy Bears

Here’s what you need to make this edible gummies recipe.

Strength: 7-10 mg per gummy bear

Yields: 90-100

  • 1 gm cannabis extract
  • 3 oz flavored gelatin
  • 2 ml high-proof alcohol
  • 2 gm unflavored gelatin
  • ⅓ c water
  • ¼ tsp citric acid
  • ¼ c corn syrup
  • Silicon gummy bear molds (100-count)

Instructions for Cannabis Gummies

Making weed gummy bears is easy. Just follow these steps to make this marijuana candy recipe:

  1. Add the cannabis extract to the warm alcohol and allow it to dissolve.
  2. Mix the dry ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl.
  3. Slowly stir in the water and corn syrup.
  4. Let the mixture rest for 5 minutes.
  5. Microwave for 30 seconds.
  6. Add the extract and alcohol mixture.
  7. Microwave for 2 minutes, stirring gently every 15 seconds.
  8. Cool the ingredients for 15 minutes, stirring every few minutes.
  9. Spray the molds with a light coat of non-stick cooking spray.
  10. Gently pour the syrup into the molds.
  11. Cool the molds in a refrigerator for 1 hour.
  12. Remove the gummy bears from the molds and let them dehydrate at room temperature for three days, at most.

Safety Tips for Making These Weed Candy Recipes

Cannabis gummy bears and other types of candy look just like regular candy. These can get in the hands of children, pets, and other unsuspecting individuals if they are not properly labeled and stored.

When consuming cannabis edibles for the first time, start with a small dose (1-5 mg THC) and wait a couple of hours to feel the effects. Ideally, you would wait to take a slightly higher dose another day. Waiting a few hours between doses reduces the risk of overconsumption.

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Weed Candy FAQ's

How do you know when edibles kick in?

Edibles take 30 to 60 minutes to start working. The reason this takes longer than with other cannabis consumption methods is that the edibles must be digested before they enter your system. You won't experience any affects from eating an edible until it has been broken down by your body and metabolized by your liver.

What does a weed edible high feel like?

The effects of eating your edible will vary depending on the kind of cannabis it contains. Edibles with higher THC content usually have a more euphoric or psychedelic impact. Higher CBD content in edibles may not give you the same “high,” but they may help you feel calmer and less worried.

How many hours does an edibles high last?

Edible cannabis takes anywhere from 30 minutes to 2 hours to start taking action, and it can take up to 4 hours to fully take effect. You may still be feeling the effects the next day because the intoxicating effects can last for up to 12 hours and some residual effects for up to 24 hours.

How much THC is usually in a cannabis edible?

Commercially accessible edibles can contain very high dosages of THC (50 mg or even 100 mg per serving), which are meant for seasoned users with a high tolerance, or very low amounts (2.5 mg or 5 mg per serving).

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What is a weed chocolate bar called?

There are several names for cannabis chocolates: brownie bites, space cake, space chocolate, edible chocolate bars with cannabis infusion, stoner's joy (munchies), and cannabis lollipops.

Karen Getchell, expert cannabis writer
Karen Getchell

Karen gained expertise in developing training programs and technical documentation as a Senior Editor at Cisco Systems. She began her journey in cannabis as a patient, searching for a way to heal herself. When she perfected a method for making cannabis oil, other patients began to seek her out. An early adopter of CBD medicine, she started her CBD-infused-products business in 2014. Over the last two decades, Karen has taught hundreds of patients and caregivers how to select strains, infuse oils, and extract cannabinoids.

When she isn’t teaching cannabis cooking classes, Karen works as a cannabis business consultant, writes for online cannabis publications like Cannabis Training University, Leafly, and Weedmaps, and runs a CBD-infused-product business.

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