How to Make Edible Candy?

How to Make Edible Candy?

Candies are just some treats to deal with your sweet tooth, but cannabis candies are not as delicious as the regular candies we are used to. Despite that, it holds many health benefits. it’s actually a great way to consume your daily dose of medical cannabis. It’s easy to consume and promotes a discreet cannabis experience.

On the other hand, for those who use cannabis for recreational purposes, popping up edible candy will surely bring more fun and excitement. In addition, the THC or CBD amount can be précised measuredly, and they are so easy to eat, particularly with individuals with the issue in the mouth or throat. So, how do you make a delicious and easy pop edible candy? Let’s find out.

Methods When Making Edible Candy

Choose a Strain

Before making your favorite cannabis strain for your edible candy. Make sure to choose a strain to make your cannabis edible candy powerful and of high quality. All marijuana strains have various levels of THC. Pick one that has the medicinal benefits, fantastic flavors, and decent THC levels for the best cannabis candy ever.

Making a Tincture

The cannabis tincture has a high concentration of cannabinoids or cannabis compounds, like THC and CBD or cannabidiol, as well as other cannabis chemicals.  It is done by grinding decarboxylated cannabis, then mixing it with alcohol. Then, the cannabinoids and terpenoids are dissolved. After this, you should strain it to ensure a pure extract.


  1. Grind your weed.
  2. Heat it at 255 F for 30 mins to activate the cannabinoids.
  3. Put the weed in a jar having alcohol. Let it stay for 2 to 4 weeks.
  4. Strain it using a cheesecloth.


A. Candy        


  • 1 cup of cannabutter
  • 2 cups of white sugar
  • ¾ cup of water
  • ¼ cup of honey
  • ½ cup of corn or rice syrup
  • ½ tsp. of sea salt
  • 1 tsp. of vanilla/ almond extract
  • 2 tbsp. of regular butter /coconut oil


  • A Candy thermometer
  • Some Candy molds
  • A Saucepan with lid
  • An Aluminum foil or wax paper
  • Some Lollipop sticks


  • Heat the honey and cannabutter.
  • Coat the candy molds with coconut oil or cannabutter.
  • Measure the temperature with the candy thermometer when the mixture boils. It should reach 132 C.
  • Mix in the cannabutter, honey, and salt. Go on with the heating until it reaches 148 C.
  • Turn the heat off. Let the bubbles subside. Mix the almond or vanilla extract.
  • Pour your mixture into your molds. For the lollipop sticks, put one end in the mold with your candy.
  • Let it cool down. Press out the candy from the mold.
  • Wrap with wax paper or aluminum foil.
  • Refrigerate.

B. Lollipops


  • Some cannabis tincture
  • Some lollipop tinctures
  • Some lollipop molds
  • A candy thermometer
  • A cup of natural sugar
  • A Half cup of corn syrup
  • ¼ cup of clean-filtered water
  • Citrus flavoring


  • Mix the corn syrup, natural sugar, and water in a saucepan.
  • Turn the heat to medium.
  • Stir the sugar to dissolve.
  • Let it boil.
  • Let it reach 300 F.
  • Put the fire off.
  • Let it cool to 250 F. Mix the cannabis tincture and the citrus flavoring.
  • Put the mixture into your molds. Insert the lollipop sticks.
  • Let it cool. Then, you are done.

C. Butterscotch THC infused hard candy


  • 2 cups cannabutter
  • 2 teaspoons cannabutter
  • 5 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • 1 cup of corn syrup
  • ½ cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract


  • An Oven
  • A frying pan (large) or wok
  • A candy thermometer
  • A mixing spoon


  • Grease 2 baking pans with a teaspoon of cannabutter.
  • In a large frying pan, mix sugar, corn syrup, and water. Stir it and cover it.
  • Set it to medium heat.
  • Stir it occasionally.
  • Boil it to 270 F.
  • Take it from the heat. Add the rum. Mix it well.
  • Pour it into your baking pans.
  • Let it cool for 5 minutes.
  • Cut it into an inch cube. Keep in a sealed container.

D. THC infused hard candy cherry lollipops


  • 1 ½ cup white granulated sugar
  • 2 cups cannabutter
  • 1 cup of corn syrup
  • 2 boxes cherry jello
  • 1 tablespoon regular butter
  • A parchment paper


  • A saucepan
  • A candy thermometer
  • 2 to 3 cookie sheets
  • 40 lollipop sticks
  • A tablespoon


  • Using parchment paper, line your cookie sheets.
  • Grease it with butter.
  • Put the 40 lollipop sticks on the parchment paper.
  • Add your sugar, corn syrup, and cannabutter to a saucepan.
  • Cook in medium heat.
  • Let it reach 350 F.
  • Add the cherry jello. Stir it.
  • Shovel mixture. Put your lollipop stick.

Facts About Edibles

  • Edibles’ effects kick in a little delayed compared to other methods. It lasts two hours, in fact. It is not recommended that you take another if you don’t feel the effects. Edibles give a more potent and long-lasting effect, and it depends on your tolerance, food items, dose, and body weight.
  • Low doses give an effective and safe result, while large doses can lead to paranoia, hallucinations, anxiety attack, and respiratory insufficiency.
  • An overdose was reported.
  • Candy marijuana is easy to eat and can be addicting.
  • If uncontrolled, the user can hurt himself or others.
  • Marijuana ingestion is harmful to kids. Edibles, in particular, attract children. Effects on kids are prolonged and strong, particularly to those below 12 years old. The younger ones are more prone to high risk. Seek a physician if your kid has accidentally been exposed.


Making edible candies is so easy. It is simple and safe. Again, keep it away from kids. You should take it with caution. Take one candy and wait for 2 hours before you take another one. Always be cautious when ingesting. You don’t want to regret it in the end, right? A wise user is a cautious user. Know your do’s and dont’s.

Take it easy. Don’t be overwhelmed with the candies’ taste and appearance. Share and enjoy the therapeutic benefits of gummy candies. With the proper use, you can never go wrong with this delicious and sweet treat.

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