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Decarbing Your Cannabis: Dos and Don’ts

Homemade edibles are a great way to get high without having to smoke, and they can be a lot of fun to make too. Whether you’re a first-time cannabis user or a seasoned pro, there’s one thing you need to know before you start cooking your flower: decarbing is vital. 

If you’re not familiar with the decarbing process, it might seem intimidating at first. Don’t worry, this article will discuss what decarbing is, how to do it properly, and our favourite tips and tricks to make perfect edibles.

What is Decarboxylation?

importance of thc and cbd in decarbing

Decarboxylation is the process of heating cannabis flower that activates cannabinoids like CBD and THC in it. 

Decarboxylation is essential when making edibles, infused oils, topicals, and tinctures because it will activate the THC or CBD compounds in the plant. This is because these two cannabinoids are present in other forms (THCA and CBDA) in raw cannabis, but they are not as powerful and won’t deliver the desired effects. Decarboxylating process involves heat, which lets cannabis change these inactive cannabinoids into active ones.

Why Is Decarbing Important?

To get the “high” you want from smoking weed or eating edibles, you need to decarboxylate your cannabis. This means heating it to a specific temperature so that the non-psychoactive THCA cannabinoid is turned into the psychoactive THC cannabinoid. 

When you are making edibles, decarbing should be the first step. If done incorrectly, you could waste your cannabis or get edibles that will not deliver your desired effects.

What Temperature Should You Decarb Flower At?

The temperature can affect how fast decarboxylation happens. You want to use the right temperature so that the process doesn’t take too long or your flower burns. 

Different cannabinoids and terpenes require different decarboxylation temperatures. For example, THCA needs to be heated to about 220ºF for 30 to 45 minutes. The whole process can take a little longer, depending on which decarbing method you use and the quantity of cannabis. 

The best way to decarboxylate cannabis is to use the least amount of heat possible. Low heat preserves the therapeutic cannabinoids and terpenes in the plant. Terpenes can be lost when exposed to high heat levels, so caution is essential.

Different Ways to Decarboxylate Cannabis

Decarbing cannabis is a relatively simple process because the basic idea behind decarboxylating cannabis is to heat it. There are many ways you can decarb at home, but here are our favourites:

1. Using an Oven 

oven to decarb your cannabis

To decarb cannabis in an oven, you need a baking sheet, parchment paper and cannabis flower. Then, follow these easy steps;

a) Set the oven to 235 degrees Fahrenheit (120 degrees Celsius). 

b) Meanwhile, place the parchment paper on a baking tray and spread your marijuana across it. Make sure to break up any large pieces with your hands. You can also use a grinder. Just make sure that your flower isn’t too fine. Otherwise, you’re risking burning your cannabis. 

c) Place your tray into the oven. Every 10 minutes, check on your flower and mix it around to make sure it bakes evenly. 

d) After approximately 35 – 40 minutes, take it out of the oven and let it cool. 

2. Stovetop and Mason Jar 

If you want to reduce the smell of weed in your kitchen that decarbing inevitably produces, a mason jar is a good option. The jar will keep the smell and the mess to a minimum. 

To decarb cannabis using a stovetop and mason jar, follow these easy steps: 

a) Grind your cannabis roughly and place it inside your mason jar. Seal the jar tightly. b) Pour water into your pot until it is halfway full. Place the jar inside the pot, and turn on your stovetop at low or medium heat. 

c) You will need to let the jar and water simmer in the pot for about 90 minutes. Keep an eye on the water level so it doesn’t evaporate. 

3. Oven and Mason Jar 

This method is similar to the one above, but placing the mason jar in a pot, you put it in the oven. This technique is ideal for anyone who wants to keep the smell to a minimum but also doesn’t have 90 minutes to decarb their cannabis. Here’s how you do it: 

1. Preheat the oven to 250 degrees Fahrenheit. 

2. Meanwhile, put your grinded cannabis in the mason jar. Make sure to close the top of the container tightly to minimize the smell. 

3. Once the oven is preheated, place the jar on the oven rack. Make sure that it’s not touching the sides of the oven to avoid glass exploding. 

4. Bake the cannabis for around 30 minutes or until it is dark brown.

What Are the Dos and Don’ts of Decarbing?

Dos 

● Make sure the cannabis is spread out to distribute the heat evenly. 

● To preserve the terpenes in your herb, use low heat. 

● When it starts to turn a toasted colour, take it out to prevent it from burning.

Don’ts 

● Do not over-grind your cannabis. It could easily burn. 

● Do not try to decarb your weed at a too high temperature. You might burn off the psychoactive compounds you’re trying to preserve. 

● Don’t lose patience and take your flower out before the timer goes off, or you won’t get fully decarbed weed. 

Get Your Heat On!

Decarboxylating cannabis might seem complicated, but it is simply the process of heating raw cannabis flowers to activate the cannabinoids within the plant to enjoy the full benefits. And remember, this is an essential step before making any edibles or infused oils. 

We hope this blog was helpful to you. As you decarb your cannabis, keep these tips in mind for the best results. If decarbing still seems like too much work, you can always check out Leaf Lab’s selection of edible products.

Looking to learn more about cannabis? Check out our blog for more articles on your favourite cannabis topics.

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Your Guide to Cannabis Gummies: Which Ones Should You Try?

Cannabis gummies are taking over the edibles market for a good reason. They’re delicious, discreet, and offer plenty of great benefits. These mini, tasty treats come in different flavours and shapes, making them a favourite buy for many cannabis connoisseurs. 

If you’ve never heard of cannabis gummies, you may be wondering what the fuss is all about. Read on to find out more about these popular edibles, the benefits they offer, and some brands you should try.

What Are Cannabis Gummies?

Cannabis gummies are a sweet, chewy, candy-like product infused with cannabis. 

The main compounds found in the cannabis plant are Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC) and cannabidiol  (CBD). Cannabis gummies typically contain either CBD or THC and sometimes even both.

What Is the Difference Between CBD and THC Gummies?

The type of compound (THC and CBD) and their concentration in the product determine the overall effect cannabis gummies will have on you. 

THC is a psychoactive substance, which means it can change the way a person’s brain and nervous system works, resulting in a well-known “high.” As a result, THC gummies are often used recreationally. 

On the other hand, CBD-infused gummies are famous for their therapeutic effects and are mainly used for medical benefits. 
The chemical composition of CBD and THC is nearly identical. Because of this, both compounds produce some similar effects. They can even work together in your body to enhance the unique benefits of each compound.

What Are the Benefits of Cannabis Gummies?

Apart from being a great alternative to smoking cannabis, gummies are discreet and easy to use anytime and anywhere. Gummies are also cost-effective, with most options on the market costing less than $10 per pack. 

Another great advantage of gummies is that they offer dosage control and long-lasting effects. They usually take 45 minutes to 2 hours to work, and the effects may last up to eight hours. 

While gummies are often used as a recreational treat to be shared with friends, they also offer therapeutic benefits. Some of these include:

With so many benefits and advantages, gummies continue to grow in popularity. If you are looking for recommendations, here are a few great options from our Toronto store.

Cannabis Gummies You Should Try

CBD and THC Gummies

Sunny Day Citrus Sugar-Free Soft Chews | 30-Pack

Monjour Bare’s Sunny Day Citrus Sugar-Free soft chews are mildly sweet and made with CBD Isolate. They come in a variety pack of 30, so you can enjoy a mix of orange, lemon and lime flavours whenever you’d like. 

These treats will leave you feeling calm, relaxed and happy.

SOURZ Strawberry Mango Gummies | 5x2mg

Who doesn’t love a little sour with their sweet? Strawberry Mango SOURZ by Spinach™ is the perfect gummy for those who like a little zing. Made with only natural flavours and colours, these dual-flavoured gummies are sure to please. Each pack comes with 5 gummies so that you can share them with your friends. 10 mg THC total per pack.

CBD Gummies

Lemon Green Tea CBD Soft Chews | 50-pack

These Lemon Green Tea CBD Soft Chews are made by hand using all-natural ingredients and are infused with full-spectrum cannabis extract. They are guaranteed to deliver a potent dose of CBD and boast no artificial colours or flavours! 

The naturally occurring terpenes found in green tea make this soft chew an appealing choice for those looking for THC-free gummies.

CBD Pomegranate Soft Chews | 30x10mg CBD

These CBD soft chews help you get 10mg of pure, isolated cannabidiol daily. Plus, they taste great! 

They are made with tart and refreshing pomegranate juice for a satisfying finish that’s not too sweet but very berry-like. These THC-free soft chews come 30 per pack for a convenient monthly supply.

THC Gummies

Quick Orchard Peach Soft Chews | 2x5mg

Wana Quick Orchard Peach gummies are perfect for those looking to experience the flavours of juicy peaches with an increased level of THC. 

These handcrafted, 10mg per package treats contain over 30 terpenes and come from a recipe using pectin instead of gelatin. Produced with a culinary innovation by Azuca Time Infusion, these gummies may result in a quicker onset and offset of effects.

Pomegranate Blueberry Acai 5:1 Sour Soft Chews | 2x5mg

These handcrafted Pomegranate Blueberry Acai Sour Soft Chews are the perfect way to enjoy the benefits of both CBD and THC. Made with all-natural ingredients, they’re infused with 50 mg CBD and 10 mg THC terpene-enhanced distillate for a 5:1 ratio. So if you just want to relax and unwind, these delicious soft chews are perfect for you.

Get Chewing!

If you are a fan of cannabis gummies or know someone who is, share this article. As you can see from our list above, there are many different kinds of cannabis gummies – and you’ll find even more options in our store.  At Leaf Lab, your experience is our top priority. Whether through our dispensary locations or our online store, you can count on us to provide excellent service and quality products. Get in touch with us on 416-488-8239 or email us at info@leaflabcannabis.com.

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How to Make Weed Brownies: The Basics

Welcome to the world of weed brownies! You’ve seen them in movies, probably heard a funny story about them from one of your friends, but have you ever actually tried to make them? 

Weed brownies are the most notorious cannabis-infused baked food, but why? They are the king of cannabis confectionery for a good reason. This cannabis treat is easy to make, delicious to eat and can be enjoyed in the comfort of your home or even given as a gift. But what else makes them so appealing?

What Are the Benefits of Edibles? 

Edibles have quickly risen to the top of the favourite list for many. Not only are they delicious and easy to consume, but edibles also affect the body differently from smoking or vaping cannabis. 

This is because THC is absorbed through the stomach and takes more time for your metabolism to process, so the effects are slower to take hold but result in a more potent experience. 

Edibles can come in CBD formats, which can provide the anxiety-relieving benefits of cannabis without the high. 

So why would you opt for an edible when lighting up a pre-roll seems more straightforward, and the effects kick in quicker? Well, for one, when you smoke a joint, the smell is very noticeable. But when you chow down edibles (like weed brownies), you can discreetly consume cannabis anywhere, anytime. 

It’s also an excellent alternative for those who prefer not to smoke or look for longer-lasting effects. 

How Do I Make Weed Brownies?

1. Choose Your Cannabis

We all know the secret ingredient in “special” brownies is cannabis.

You can add the cannabis flower right into the batter, but it might not yield as delicious of a dessert. There are a few tips and tricks for baking tasty cannabis-infused brownies.

Cannabis Oil

This is another popular infuser, which can be either made at home or bought from a store. You can either opt for a THC oil or CBD oil, depending on the effects you want to experience. 

Cannabis oil is interchangeable with regular oil in any weed brownie recipe and can act as a vegan or lactose-free substitute for cannabutter. 

The recipe below will be using cannabis oil, so make sure to have some on hand!

Cannabutter

Cannabutter is one of the most common ways to infuse an edible, especially when it comes to baked goods. This combination of cannabis and butter serves as a substitute for traditional butter, meaning that you could even turn your Grandma’s sacred brownies recipe into a weed brownies recipe if you want. 

If you don’t have it already premade, you can find how to make cannabutter right here

Cannabis Sugar

If you have a sweet tooth, want to make your own infuser but don’t have the patience to stand next to your stove for hours, cannabis sugar is your go-to. 

It’s incredibly easy to make. You simply need cannabis tincture and any type of sugar. After you mix those, let the sugar rest for 48 hours, and voila – it’s ready to be used. 

Fair warning – this will make your batch ultrastrong.   

Decarbed Flower 

Remember how we said you couldn’t throw some flower into the brownie mix? Well, that’s not entirely true. You could if you decarb your cannabis first. 

The most common way you decarb is by lighting it on fire (joints) or vaporizing it. But for cannabis that you plan to use in baking, you need to harness the power of the plant in your oven by baking it. 

This is because compounds in cannabis (like THC and CBD), need heat to convert to the magical herb of relaxation in a process called decarboxylation.

If you’re using just cannabis flower, it’s essential to focus on the quality of the strain. Leaf Lab has a variety of top-notch strains that you can use, like Early Lemon Berry or Blue Dream. 

Concentrates 

You could also use cannabis concentrates as an infuser for your brownies, especially if you want to make them more potent. Any type of concentrate would work from CO2 Oil to shatter – just keep in mind that you might have to decarb them first if needed.  

If you’re curious about which type of concentrate you should use, you can read more about them here

Remember that choosing between infusion methods is a personal preference, and you can use these infusers interchangeably in most edible recipes. 

  2. Calculate Your Dosage

Now that you have your infuser think of the dose. Just like adding chili to a dish to make it spicy, you don’t want to make it too spicy, so you better dose your brownies accordingly. 

If you’re new to cannabis, we recommend starting with a small dose and then increasing gradually. Knowing exactly how many milligrams of THC and CBD content is in your brownie makes it easier to know how it will make you feel, but this may be a little hard when you’re baking on your own. 

You could refer to the flower’s packaging label that states the levels of THC and CBD to dose accordingly.

 If math isn’t your thing, there are many THC calculators online which could make this step a breeze. 

Now that we have our dosage, let’s get baking. We will use half a cup of cannabutter for this simple recipe. 

3. Bake Some Brownies! 

Fun Fact: You can customize this recipe to suit your taste.

Gather Your Baking Ingredients

You will need: 

  • ⅔ cups cannabis oil  
  • 2 cups sugar 
  • 4 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ⅓ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cup of flour (or almond flour)

After gathering the ingredients, you can start the baking process:

Step 1: Preheat the oven to 350° F or 180° C. Meanwhile, beat eggs on low speed. 

Step 2: Mix in the cannabis oil and sugar until well blended. After the mixture is uniform, add vanilla.

Step 3: Mix flour, salt, cocoa, and baking powder in a separate bowl.

Step 4: Stir dry ingredients into the butter and sugar mixture.

Step 5: After combining everything well, pour into a greased 9 x 9 oven-safe square pan.

Step 6: Bake for 20 minutes or until the sides just start to pull away from the pan. You can use a toothpick to check whether the brownies are fully baked before removing them from the oven. 

Step 7: Let them cool completely before cutting.

Step 8: Sink your teeth into your weed brownie. You deserve it after all your hard work.

How Do I Store Weed Brownies?

Brownies

As with regular brownies, you want to ensure that your weed brownies are stored in an airtight container to keep them fresh and potent for as long as possible. 

You can keep them for four days in the pantry or up to two weeks in the fridge.

Can You Freeze Weed Brownies?

Unless you’re making weed brownies to share with friends, you will probably not want to, nor should you eat an entire batch alone at once. 

The good news is that you can freeze weed brownies and enjoy them at a later date without going through all the hassle of baking a new batch. Instead, simply wrap them in plastic wrap or aluminum foil, then slide them into a labeled freezer bag.

Some people report that the taste and potency can intensify after the brownies have been frozen, so look out for that! 

Get Baking!

When it comes to baking with cannabis, you can’t just throw some weed into a bowl of brownie batter and hope to sink your teeth in tasty goodness. Instead, you have to pick the right strain, put in the work to get the best tasting weed brownies you’ve ever tried!  

We hope this article has given you some ideas on where to start when it comes to making weed brownies. Now get cooking!

Are you still looking for that perfect strain for your batch? Leaf Lab has a wide range of strains to choose from, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced user. Depending on the type of experience you’re looking for, our staff members can guide you. 

You can purchase your preferred strains online or visit our store at 1961 Avenue Road in North York. For your convenience, orders above $50 can be delivered the same day if you’re within 10km from the store.

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DIY Holiday Edition: Cannabis-Infused Cookies

The holidays are finally here, and with everyone in the kitchen this week whipping up Holiday cookies, what about kicking it up a notch with a batch of cannabis cookies?

Whether you’re planning a non-traditional holiday party or enjoying some quiet time at home, these cookies are sure to get you in the spirit. Best of all, they’re easy to make and don’t require granny’s specialty baking skills.  

In honour of the season, we’re sharing some holiday-inspired cannabis cookie recipes even a novice baker can handle. These recipes require cannabutter, so before we jump into making the cookies, let’s make some cannabutter first.

First Things First: How to Make Cannabutter

Cannabis butter, also known as “cannabutter,” is a marijuana-infused butter that you can add to recipes as a substitute for regular butter. This is a creative way to amp up any of your recipes, especially during the holiday season.  

TIP: Play around with the type of cannabis to change the effect. For higher potency in each bite, look for marijuana that has 20% THC or higher. You can opt for a strain with a balanced CBD-THC ratio, or look for a higher CBD ratio for a more calming and non-psychoactive effect. 

Here’s an easy recipe to make cannabutter:

INSTRUCTIONS:
  1. Decarb the cannabis: Preheat your oven to 245ºF. While it’s preheating, place your grinded cannabis on an oven-safe tray covered with parchment paper to prevent sticking. Place the tray in the oven and set a timer for 30-40 minutes. Older, drier cannabis may require less time. Every 10 minutes, gently shake the tray to expose all the buds to the heat evenly. 
  2. Melt the butter: Add 1 cup of water and 1 cup of butter into a saucepan. Simmer on low heat and let the butter melt. Adding water helps regulate the temperature and prevents the butter from scorching.
  3. Add the cannabis: As the butter begins to melt, add your coarsely ground cannabis and mix it well.
  4. Simmer: Maintain low heat (ideally above 160ºF but never exceeding 200ºF) and let the mixture simmer for 2 to 3 hours, stirring occasionally. The mixture should never come to a full boil.
  5. Strain the cannabutter: Set a funnel on top of a jar and line it with cheesecloth. Once the butter has cooled off in the pot, pour it over the cheesecloth funnel and allow it to strain freely. Just keep in mind that squeezing the cheesecloth may push more bad-tasting plant material through. You have cannabutter!
  6. Refrigerate the jar of butter. Keep your cannabutter in the fridge to keep it fresh. It will last about two weeks in the fridge, and up to 6 months in the freezer.

What Are Some Other Ways to Infuse Cannabis Cookies?

You’re not limited to only using cannabutter in your baking, there are other ways to infuse your holiday treats this season. Alternatively, you can use:

  • CBD oil: You might want to opt for CBD-infused oil, especially if your favorite recipe calls for oil instead of butter. CBD may not have the jolly effects of THC, but it offers a wellness feeling like no other. We recommend  the CBD 50 Plus Formula Oil | 30ml (50mgCBD/ml) for rich CBD infused cookies. 
  • Cannabis sugar: Cannabis-infused sugar is another great alternative to cannabutter if you have a bit of time on your hands. In a separate bowl, combine sugar and your cannabis tincture, mix well. Let the sugar air dry for 48 to 72 hours and you’re ready to start baking!

It’s important to note that each ingredient brings its own special something to the recipe, so play around and find out what works best for you. Just keep in mind that the recipes below all use cannabutter.

Holiday Cannabis-Infused Cookie Recipes

Holiday cookies are an opportunity to let your creativity shine. The options are endless! But if you’re looking for inspiration, here are a few recipes for some delicious cannabis cookies. 

Christmas Snowball Cookies

Snowball cookies are a classic holiday treat, dusted with powdered sugar and packed full of nuts or candy of your choice. 

These delicious treats hail from a few cultures, including Mexico (Mexican Wedding Cookies), Russia (Russian Tea Cakes) and Italy (Italian Wedding Cookies). Most people call them simply snowball cookies since they, well, resemble snowballs!

INGRIDIENTS
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup cannabutter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped nuts or candy of your choice 
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

TIP: Set aside additional powdered sugar to roll the cookies in. 

INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees fahrenheit.
  2. Meanwhile, grab a large bowl and mix the cannabutter, regular butter, sugar, and vanilla. Then stir in the flour, nuts or candy (if you’re using) and salt until the mixture forms a dough that holds together.
  3. Shape the dough into small balls (about 1 inch). Set them 1 inch apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  4. Once your oven is ready, place the balls in the oven and bake the cookies for 10 to 12 minutes or until they are set. Do not let them stay in long enough to brown; you only want them to set. 
  5. Remove them from the cookie sheet and place them on a rack to cool slightly.
  6. Roll the warm cookies in powdered sugar and set them back on the wire rack. Let them cool and re-roll them in the powdered sugar again.
  7. Enjoy! 

Cannabis Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread is a classic winter flavour, and a staple this time of year. Swapping in cannabutter will give this traditional recipe a unique twist! 

INGREDIENTS
  • 3 ¼ cups flour
  • ¾ cup unsalted cannabutter
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup molasses
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon ginger
  • 1 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 1 ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon cloves
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
ICING INGREDIENTS (OPTIONAL):
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Add the dry ingredients (flour, cinnamon, salt, nutmeg, baking soda, ginger, and cloves) to a large mixing bowl. Mix well until all dry ingredients are combined.
  2. In a clean bowl, blend the cannabutter and sugar on high using an electric mixer for two minutes. Add the mixture to the dry ingredients. 
  3. Add in the egg, vanilla and molasses. Reduce the speed of the electric mixer to medium and blend the ingredients for another two minutes. Slowly add flour to the mixture.
  4. Use a rolling pin to flatten out the dough. Leave it on a cookie sheet to chill for at least two hours before moving on.
  5. Use cookie cutters to cut out small gingerbread man shapes. If you want to get crazy, get a knife and turn the whole thing into one giant gingerbread man cookie.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350 F. and while you wait, remove all of the excess dough.
  7. Bake the gingerbread for 8 – 10 minutes or until golden brown on the outside. For a giant cookie, baking will take closer to 15 – 20 minutes.
  8. Once the cookies have been baked, remove them from the oven and let cool for at least one hour. 
  9. While you wait, add all of the icing ingredients to a mixing bowl, and blend them until smooth.
  10. Using an icing bag, decorate the cookies. Be creative! 

Classic Chocolate Peanut Butter Blossoms

These delightfully soft and chewy cannabis peanut butter blossoms are a tasty, classic treat and a delicious way to get high. You can also add a bit of cannabis sugar for that extra boost. 

INGREDIENTS
  • 1¼ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ cup white or cannabis sugar
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • ½ cup cannabutter 
  • 1 large egg
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 45 chocolate kisses 
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F. While you wait, line the baking sheets with parchment paper and set it aside.
  2. Sift together the flour, salt, and baking soda in a medium-sized bowl. 
  3. In a large-sized bowl, mix together the brown sugar, sugar, peanut butter, and cannabutter using a hand mixer. Cream on high until the mixture is light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggs and vanilla, and beat well. 
  5. While mixing, gradually add the flour mixture until all ingredients are well incorporated, and the dough is formed.
  6. Roll the dough into 1-1½ inch balls.
  7. Roll each dough ball in sugar. After, place each ball on the parchment-lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes.
  8. While baking, remove any foil and wrapper from the kisses.
  9. Remove the cookies from the oven and quickly press a kiss into the centre of each cookie while the cookies are warm.
  10. Place the cookies back into the oven for 3-5 minutes, until the cookies are firm and a light golden colour.
  11. Transfer the cookies to a cooling rack. Let cool for 1-2 minutes before devouring.

How to Figure Out the Right Dosage for Your Cookies

Knowing the right dosage for your cannabis cookies is important – after all, you don’t want to spend the entire holiday party on the couch.  

Calculating the right dosage can be tricky, as it depends on the quantity of the flower in the infuser and your tolerance level. The golden rule is to start small and gradually increase after waiting for at least two hours. As edibles take time to kick in, you may want to watch how many you eat.

You can also use this edible dosage calculator to make your life easier. 

Happy Baking!

Now that you have some great recipes to try, it’s time to have fun and get creative! If you enjoyed this DIY holiday edition, feel free to share the article with your family and friends. 

Just make sure you enjoy these tasty holiday cookies safely and responsibly. 

If you are anticipating the new year just like we are, check out our website for the best sativa strains to look out for in 2022 to keep up with the latest cannabis trends. From us here at Leaf Lab, Happy holidays!