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How To Make Marijuana Caramels

To make these cannabis caramels we’ve given you a cannabis caramel recipe that combines the rich, buttery sweetness of classic caramels with the unique medicinal properties of cannabis. The process begins with decarboxylating your cannabis to activate its psychoactive THC components, followed by infusing it into butter, which serves as the base for your caramel. This combination is then carefully cooked with sugar, syrup, and cream to create a delicious edible that not only satisfies your sweet tooth but also provides the desired effects of cannabis.

It is important to remember that cannabis edibles can be potent and their effects last much longer than smoking or vaping- not always a bad thing! In this light I encourage you to practice properly labeling your cannabis caramels (or any cannabis product!)l. Accidental ingestion can lead to uncomfortable or even dangerous situations, so make sure your edibles are clearly marked and stored out of reach of children and labeled for clarity. Just like alcohol, if you reside in a state where cannabis is legal, it’s important to have a conversation with your kids, educating them about edibles and why they are dangerous for their consumption.

I always encourage anyone making something new, or trying it for the first time, start with a small dose to gauge your tolerance. It’s wise to wait for at least two hours before considering consuming more, as edibles can take some time to take effect. Additionally, and as I always suggest, prepare a batch of regular, non-infused caramels too, just in case you get the munchies and want to indulge without increasing the dose.

Of course, never drive or operate heavy machinery while under the influence of cannabis! Consuming cannabis responsibly is key to enjoying its benefits without risking your safety or that of others. Remember, as with all edibles, start low, go slow, and enjoy responsibly.

If caramel just isn’t your thing, try our recipe to make the perfect marijuana brownies!

cannabis caramel

Homemade Cannabis Caramels

These cannabis-infused caramels are the epitome of soft, chewy perfection, melting delightfully in your mouth for an extraordinary treat.

Prep Time 15 minutes

Cook Time 1 hour

Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes


  • 1 Candy Thermometer

  • 12″x15″ Pan

  • Wax Paper


  • 1 cup Cannabis Butter
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 2 cups White Sugar
  • 1 pint Heavy Whipping Cream
  • 1 cup Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 cup Evaporated Milk (2 cans)
  • tsp Vanilla Exrtract


  • Grease 12″x15″ pan; set aside.

  • Attach a candy thermometer to a medium-size pot.

  • Add butter, brown sugar, white sugar, whipping cream, evaporated milk, and corn syrup to a large saucepan over medium heat.

  • Stir over medium heat until mixture reaches 250°

  • Remove from heat and stir in vanilla

  • Pour into prepared pan and let cool completely

  • Cut caramel and wrap in waxed paper

  • Label and keep out of reach of children!


It is illegal to operate a vehicle while intoxicated. Intended for adults 21+. Please exercise responsible use and ensure that your actions are in strict adherence to local laws and regulations. This recipe is not intended to promote illegal activity, and we urge you to ensure legality and safety at all times. 

Keyword marijuana carmels

Dr. Jen Chalmers
Dr. Jen Chalmers
Dr. Jen Chalmers is an accomplished writer and cannabis enthusiast. With a Ph.D. in Botany and years of experience as a researcher, she brings a scientific perspective to her captivating articles on cannabis news, recipes, and the fascinating world of psychedelics.

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