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College Avenue’s Edible Recipes

For those with culinary skills, edibles can be a tasty way to get high. Edibles are THC-infused treats that can satisfy sweet or savory palates. Unlike smoking, THC from edibles, results in a longer and more potent high. 


Most edible recipes use cannabutter, which is a fun way of saying cannabis-infused butter. You can make cannabutter in bulk and store it in your refrigerator for any and all edible recipes. Here’s how to make it:


First, begin by decarbing your bud

  1. Break up the bud and place it on a sheet pan with parchment paper.
  2. Place the pan in the oven for around 30-45 minutes at 220 degrees Fahrenheit. Once the plant turns dark brown, you know it’s ready.
  3. Grind the bud until it’s a fine, powdery consistency.
  4. Melt one stick of unsalted butter in a saucepan. Once the butter is melted, add the weed and one and a half cups of water and let it simmer on low heat for around three hours.
  5. Finally, strain the mix and put it in the fridge until it solidifies.


Now that you have your cannabutter, you can start experimenting with your favorite recipes! 


College Avenue’s Bud Brownies

Illustration by Riley Walker

Pot brownies are one of the most famous stoner recipes out there, combining everyone’s favorite brownie recipe with their favorite strain. All you need is brownie mix and your cannabutter. We suggest using the Betty Crocker brownie mix, but you can use whichever you like. 


  1. Follow the brownie mix instructions, substituting your cannabutter for regular butter. *Note the consistency of the cannabutter may require extra mixing to blend well. 
  2. Now’s the time to add in anything extra you might like in there, like peanuts or chocolate chips. 
  3. Add the mix to a pan and place it in the oven. Set the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit and let it bake for 22 minutes. 


Mary Jane’s Mac & Cheese

Illustration by Riley Walker

What better way to get a comfortable high than some good old-fashioned comfort food? For this savory dish, we recommend making it from scratch.


  1. In a large pot with water and salt, boil some elbow macaroni until it is almost cooked, then remove from the boiling water.
  2. In a separate saucepan, melt your cannabutter over medium heat but be careful to not let it burn.
  3. As your butter is melting, pour in about two cups of milk and whisk until it thickens to a creamy consistency.
  4. Slowly add and whisk two cups of your preferred cheese. Make sure to do this slowly so the cheese melts completely and doesn’t form lumps.
  5. Add salt and pepper to your liking and mix with the macaroni. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your cheesy high!
Illustration by Riley Walker

Have you ever wondered if the stems from your bud are useful? Most people discard them, but they can be used to make edible drinks. Cannabis stem tea is a simple way to utilize your stems so you don’t have to waste any of your flower. After collecting your leftover stems, boil two cups of water in a pot. For the high to be effective, there needs to be some sort of fat-binding agent for the THC. About two tablespoons of whole milk is the perfect ingredient for this, but you can use any type of fatty oil or milk. Once the mixture comes to a boil, add your whole stems to the water. Stir the mixture for ten minutes while it boils on high heat, and then run it through a filter. Your filtered tea is ready to enjoy hot or iced.


Now that you know the key ingredients of edibles – either cannabutter or stems – you can experiment and let your culinary skills fly high!

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