How to Make Cannabis Hard Candy

Learn how to make your own cannabis hard candy at home with this easy recipe. You’ll need a few simple ingredients and a little bit of time to create these delicious and potent treats.

Checkout this video:


Cannabis hard candy is a type of cannabis-infused candy that is made by cooking cannabis-infused syrup down to a hard candy consistency. Cannabis hard candy can be made in a variety of flavors and can be enjoyed as a tasty treat or used medicinally.

What You’ll Need

Cannabis hard candy is a delicious way to consume your weed and get a nice sugar buzz at the same time. And making them at home is easier than you might think. All you need is some sugar, water, hard candy flavor, and of course, cannabis extract.


-1/2 cup (120 ml) of cannabutter
-1/2 cup (120 ml) of liquid glucose or light corn syrup
-1 teaspoon (5 ml) of vanilla extract or flavor
-4 cups (960 ml) of granulated sugar
-1/4 teaspoon (1.25 ml) of cream of tartar
-Candy thermometer
-Hard candy mold
-Powdered sugar


You’ll need a candy thermometer for this recipe. You can find one online or at your local kitchen supply store. You’ll also need a pot big enough to fit 2 cups (480 ml) of water, as well as a spatula or wooden spoon for stirring.

The Recipe

Cannabis Hard Candy is a type of edible that is made by infusing cannabutter or cannabis oil into hard candy. This recipe will show you how to make cannabis hard candy at home. You will need a candy thermometer and a silicone mold to make this recipe.

Step One

The first step is to gather your ingredients. You will need:
-1 cup of sugar
-ΒΌ cup of light corn syrup
-1/3 cup of water
-1 teaspoon of clear extract flavoring
-A candy thermometer
-A Silicone Mold in the shape of your choice
-Cannabis oil or tincture

Step Two

Once the sugar has dissolved, add the cannabis tincture or concentrate and mix it in well. If you want to add food coloring, now is the time. Add a few drops at a time and mix until you achieve the desired shade. Then, allow the mixture to boil for 3-5 minutes without stirring. Doing so will cause crystallization.

Step Three

In a saucepan, mix the sugar, water, and corn syrup. Heat the mixture to 300 degrees F (149 degrees C). Add the hash oil or cannabutter to the heated mixture. Stir constantly until the hash oil or cannabutter is dissolved. Remove pan from heat and stir in your favorite flavoring extract. Pour mixture into a greased 8x8 inch baking dish. Let candy cool completely and then cut into small squares.


As you can see, making cannabis hard candy is not difficult, but it does require some precision and patience. Be sure to follow the recipe closely and take your time heating the sugar mixture to the correct temperature. Once you get the hang of it, you can experiment with different flavors and colors to suit your taste. Above all, enjoy your homemade hard candy!

Scroll to Top