Peppermint Canna-Candy Cane Cookies
Updated: Jan 27
Ditch the traditional candy cane cookie this year and wow your cannabis enthusiastic friends and colleagues with these fun to make, colorful, “twisted” canna-candy cane cookies! Remember to leave a few for Santa and you may just find him waiting for you under the mistletoe! Inspired by Dolores White’s famous Candy Cane Cookie recipe.
Makes 12 cookies
4 Tablespoons Grass Fed Butter + 4 Tablespoons JeffThe420Chef’s Light Tasting Cannabutter, softened
½ cup shortening
1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons almond extract
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 ½ cups sifted all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
½ teaspoon red food coloring gel
½ teaspoon green food coloring gel
Preheat oven to 340ºF
Cream butter, cannabutter, sugar, egg, almond and vanilla.
In a separate bowl, mix flour and salt and add to shortening mixture. Divide dough into 3 equal parts.
Blend red food coloring into one third and Green food coloring into another third. Leave the remaining third it’s natural color.
On a lightly floured board, roll 1 teaspoon of the red dough into a 5” rope.
Repeat with the green and white dough
Place strips side by side and press lightly together and twist like a rope.
Curve top of rope down to look like the handle of a candy cane.
Bake 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool and serve.
*Use the THC Calculator to determine the approximate dose of THC/ CBD per serving.
*Approximate Dosage is based on infusing 3.5gms dried/decarbed cannabis into 1 stick of butter (starting cannabis weight before dry/decarb was 7gms)