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Cannabis Butter

Easy to follow cannabis butter recipe guide!
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 3 hours
Course: Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: cannabis butter recipe, cannabis edibles, cannabutter
Servings: 16 Tablespoons
Calories: 100kcal


  • Oven
  • Double boiler
  • Baking Tray
  • Parchment Paper
  • Strainer
  • Cheesecloth *Optional
  • Hemp Cord or Cooking Twine *Optional


  • 1 Cup Butter
  • 7-14 Grams Cannabis *The more cannabis you use, the more potent it will be.


  • Decarboxyalte your cannabis: Grind up cannabis and place it on a baking sheet covered with parchment paper. Put in the oven for 45- 60 minutes at 240 F.
  • Fill up the bottom of the double boiler with water until the level reaches the bottom of the bowl. Bring water to a boil.
  • Once boiling, turn the heat on low and add the butter. After the butter has melted, add your cannabis to the butter.
  • You will need to let this cook on low for 2 to 3 hours, stirring every 15 minutes or so.
  • After 2 to 3 hours take it off the heat and let cool. Place the strainer/ cheesecloth over a container and pour cannabutter through it. Let gravity drain out all butter.
  • Put the container in the fridge until the butter hardens and cools down.
  • Optional *Reheat butter once more and strain into a new clean container. This ensures there are no impurities or plant matter.*


Add more or less cannabis to increase or decrease the potency. 


Calories: 100kcal
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