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December 18, 2019
Holiday Cookies with Sugar & Spice

It's the holidays. Are you cooking with cannabis this year? Well, we think the ultimate cookie deserves a new cut, don’t you?

RECIPE AND FOOD STYLING BY CARRIE PURCELL

PHOTOGRAPHY BY ANDREW PURCELL 

Sweet Leaf Sugar Cookies
Makes about 2 dozen three-inch cookies

1 cup cannabis butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg
2 teaspoons baking powder
1⁄2 teaspoon salt
2 1⁄2 cups all purpose flour, plus more for dusting completely

Preheat oven to 350° F.

In the bowl of an electric mixer, add cream, butter and sugar until smooth. Add vanilla and egg. Mix until combined. In a separate bowl, combine baking powder, salt and flour. Add gradually to the wet ingredients and mix until combined – dough will be crumbly.

Lightly knead dough until it comes together and take out half. Roll out on a sheet of parchment paper to 1⁄4-inch thick, lightly dusting with flour if dough gets too sticky. Press with a cannabis-shaped cookie cutter and carefully transfer cuts to a parchment lined baking sheet. Gather, knead together and re-roll any scraps. Bake 6-8 minutes.

Let cool 5 minutes on baking sheet before transferring to a rack to cool completely. Decorate as desired!

CANNA-BUTTER

  • 1 stick of butter

  • 1/8 to 1/2 ounce of dried cannabis flower

  • 3/4 saucepan full of water

Cannabutter Recipe

  1. To make the cannabutter, melt the stick in a saucepan three-quarters full of simmering water.

  2. Once the butter has melted, add crumbled and dried cannabis flower to the butter and water in the pan—start with one-eighth ounce or add up to one-half ounce total for a more potent experience.

  3. Simmer butter-water-cannabis on lowest setting for three to four hours.

  4. Strain into a heatproof container and refrigerate overnight until the butter separates.

  5. Remove the finished cannabutter, discarding the larger leaf bits etc. that sink to the bottom.

Want a great tasting drink that pairs extremely well with these amazing cookies? Try our cbd cocktail recipe.

These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. Products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
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