The best cookie strains for new users should help rookies find their footing with marijuana and inspire veterans to try out new cookie strains. Cookie strains are those strains that have the smell and taste of cookies, just as you might have guessed. What makes them extra special is the fact that you can rarely taste the earthiness of marijuana in these strains because it is overpowered by the delicious taste of cookies. You can consider these the perfect wake-and bake strains.
When thinking of cookie strains, the infamous Girl Scout Cookies comes to mind. This award winning strain has been wrapped up in a lot of controversy, being closely related to the illegal peddling of weed cookies in the days of marijuana prohibition.
Girl Scout Cookies has maintained stardom status for decades. This has prompted breeders to attempt to create a version of this strain. To date, there are a couple dozen marijuana cookie strains. However, few stand out not just based on the taste but also on the quality of the cerebral and body effects that they produce.
1. Animal Cookies
Animal Cookies also goes by the name Animal Crackers. This strain is an indica leaning hybrid strain that was originally bred by Canadian seed bank BC Bud Depot. It is a hybrid cross between Girl Scout Cookies and indica hybrid Fire OG.
Animal Cookies is the kind of strain to get you instantly stoned. With THC that may be as high as 27% new users are advised to start with the lowest possible dosage.
2. Grape Cookies
This is a fruity cookie strain that’s beautiful to behold; the nugs have purple hues with orange hairs that twirl around the leaves. The grape aroma is tantalizing and new users will not have a smooth landing having escaped the earthiness of most strains.
Grape Cookies is a cross between Grape Kush and Girl Scout Cookies. Being an indica dominant strain, it gives off a near perfect body stone.
3. White Cookies
White Cookies is a frosted and cannabinoid dense strain that has an amazing vanilla aroma to boot. It is a cross between two popular strains; White Widow and Girl Scout Cookies. It is a heavy indica that causes a dense couch lock effect. It also triggers an uplifting cerebral buzz that makes it all the more legendary.
4. Cookies & Cream
Cookies and Cream is a popular marijuana strain that is adored for its wonderful flavor. Some users have compared this strain to Baileys. It was initially bred by Exotic Genetics breeders as a cross between Starfighhter strain and an unknown cookie strain. Apart from the flavor, Cookies and Cream is also known for its uplifting and energizing effects.
5. Blue Cookies
Blue Cookies is an indica leaning marijuana strain that is perfect for beach relaxation while staring at the clear blue skies above. It is a hybrid cross between Blueberries and Girl Scout Cookies. Blue Cookies has an impressive amount of THC which often goes beyond 20%.
6. Frosted Cherry Cookies
This is a cross between Cherry Cookies and The White strain. The nugs appear frosted during harvest period; this means that they are loaded with cannabinoids such as THC and CBD.
Frosted Cherry Cookies may be overwhelming for new users since the THC may get past 29%. Taking this strain in moderation might help to remedy the situation as the effects take a while to set in. It is also a highly medicinal strain that is used to treat mood swings, poor sleep patterns, chronic pain and inflammation, and appetite loss.
The buds are olive green but covered in white during harvest. The scent is cookie-flavored while the taste is a mix of berries with floral notes. The taste is appealing, being predominantly sweet and berry like.
7. Tropicana Cookies
Tropicana Cookies is a sativa dominant hybrid strain that is a cross between Girl Scout Cookies and Tangie. This sativa dominant strain is good for causing a cerebral rush which completely transforms one’s outlook to life. Generally it is an uplifting strain with several therapeutic applications; pain relief, anti anxiety, anti-inflammatory, appetite stimulant, and sleep inducing benefits as well.
Tropicana Cookies smell of citrus fruits predominantly. However it has other notes such as floral, sweet, and spicy notes. Most cultivars will feature a few streaks of purple.
Other cookie strains that may get your attention include: peppermint Cookies, Cookie Cutter, Cookie Dream, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Cookie Jar, Cookie Cutter, Cookie OG, and mystic Cookie.
Each cookie strain has its own unique characteristics. Additionally, each person has a unique endocannabinoid system that interacts with CBD in a different way.
The best cookie strains for new users should not only provide the best cookie flavor but should equally provide superior therapeutic and recreational benefits.