How to Make Rice Krispies Treats with Cannaoil or Cannabutter

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Before legalization, coming across a marijuana edible was one heck of a treat. While the process for making edibles has been around for ages, it has drastically improved throughout the years. The different types of marijuana-infused edibles are endless and continuously evolving. From distillate-infused gummies to a classic cannabutter cookie, the edible market is thriving. However, more consumers and patients are becoming comfortable with producing their own personal edibles from home.

Honestly, it’s a piece of cake to craft some delicious cannabis edibles in the comfort of your home. Many patients and consumers prefer the ability to adjust dosages and ingredients at their will. For anyone new to making their own edibles or just in need of a new recipe, let’s take a look at a few cannabis rice krispies treat recipes!

How to Make Cannabis Rice Krispies Treats with Cannabutter?

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For the first recipe, we will be using cannabutter to infuse the rice krispies treats. Before anything, make sure you have all of the ingredients and necessary tools:

  • 4 Cups of Miniature Marshmallows
  • 5 Cups of Rice Krispies Cereal
  • ¼ Cup of Cannabis Butter
  • 13 x 9-inch Baking Pan
  • Wax Paper
  • Spatula
  • Saucepan

Once all the necessary ingredients and tools are gathered, it’s time to make the cannabis butter. Crafting the cannabis butter is the step where patients and consumers may adjust the potency of their edibles. The recipe below is a good starting point for consumers new to making edibles.

Cannabis Butter Recipe:

  1. Grind up 3.5 grams of cannabis (trim, leaves, stems, and buds). Adjust potency at this step as desired.
  2. Pour about 6 cups of water into a saucepan and heat until simmering. Do not boil the water at any point throughout the process.
  3. Once simmering, go ahead and add one stick of butter and the ground weed to the water.
  4. Let simmer for about 1-2 hours and occasionally stir to prevent burning.
  5. When the time is up, line a strainer with some cheesecloth and place over the top of a bowl.
  6. Pour the contents into the strainer and let it drain. Slowly wring out the cheesecloth to obtain all the cannabis butter possible.
  7. Refrigerate for about 4-5 hours to allow the butter to solidify.
  8. Remove from the fridge and pull out the chunks of butter that separated from the water. Dump the excess water and place the butter back into the container.
  9. Continue to refrigerate until ready to use.

It’s best to make a good amount of cannabis butter at once to make multiple infused dishes. When the butter is ready, it’s time to dive into the cannabis rice krispies treats.

Rice Krispies Treat Recipe # 1:

    1. Add the cannabis butter to the saucepan and heat on low.
    2. Once the butter melts, add the miniature marshmallows to the pan.
    3. Stir the mixture for about two minutes or until it becomes one even mix.
    4. Remove the pan from the heat and pour the rice krispies cereal into the pan.
    5. Stir until the cereal is completely covered in the delicious, gooey mixture.
    6. Place the wax paper into the 13 x 9-inch baking pan or butter the pan.
    7. Press the rice krispies mixture evenly into the pan.
  1. Let them cool and cut into 2 x 2 pieces for accurate and enjoyable dosing.
  2. Dig in after dinner or a nice meal for a great time!
  3. Refrigerate excess cannabis rice krispies treats to keep its shelf life.

How to Make Cannabis Rice Krispies Treats with Cannabis Oil?

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Another excellent option for infusing marijuana edibles is to use cannabis-infused cooking oil. Cannabis cooking oil is a healthier option and is perfect for a multitude of unique infused-goodies. When it comes to rice krispies treats, cannabis cooking oil is a stellar choice. Here are all the ingredients and tools necessary for this cannabis rice krispies treat recipe:

  • 1 Bag of Miniature Marshmallows
  • 2 to 4 Tablespoons of Cannabis-Infused Cooking Oil
  • 5 Cups of Rice Krispies Cereal
  • ¼ Teaspoon of Raspberry Extract
  • Saucepan
  • 13 x 9-inch Baking Pan
  • Wax Paper
  • Spatula

Now it’s time to make the cannabis cooking oil. At this point in the process, it’s up to the consumer as to how potent they make the cooking oil. It’s a good rule of thumb to start low and work up. Edibles can pack a mighty punch so be sure to use safe dosages.

Cannabis Cooking Oil Recipe:

    1. Grind up about a quarter to a half ounce of weed. Do not grind the weed too fine.
    2. Place the weed evenly into the cheesecloth and fold the sides inward to a point. Tie the cloth close with cooking twine.
  1. Heat a saucepan on low and add about 1 cup of cooking oil (coconut oil or olive oil).
  2. Place the cannabis pouch into the oil and let simmer for about 3 hours. Do not let the temperature of the oil exceed 240 degrees Fahrenheit.
  3. Strain the oil and gently drain the cannabis pouch. Do not squeeze; it will cause excess material to enter the oil.
  4. Let the oil cool, and it’s ready to go! The shelf life tends to last awhile with refrigeration.

Cannabis infused cooking oil is a reliable infusion option and has a longer shelf life than cannabis butter. Infused cooking oil is great for cuisine dishes, salads, and even soups. For the sake of cannabis rice krispies treats, infused oil provides a clean flavor.

Rice Krispies Treat Recipe # 2

  1. Prepare the baking sheet by placing wax paper on the bottom or coating with cooking spray.
  2. Put four tablespoons of the infused cooking oil and ¼ teaspoon of raspberry extract into the saucepan and bring to a simmer.
  3. Slowly add the marshmallows to the mixture and stir continuously.
  4. Make sure the heat does not get hot enough to burn the mixture. Once well blended, remove from the heat and begin adding the Rice Krispies cereal.
  5. Ensure all of the cereal is coated in the sweet mixture.
  6. Spread the mixture into the pan until evenly dispersed.
  7. Allow for the cannabis rice krispies treats to cool and then cut into 2 x 2 pieces for safe dosing.

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Disclaimer: All information on this site is for reference purposes only. Leafbuyer is not responsible for the outcome of any recipe you try from the Website, or any website linked to from this site. You may not achieve desired results due to variations in elements such as ingredients, cooking temperatures, typos, errors, omissions, ingredient quality/potency, or individual cooking ability. Recipes available on the Website may not have been formally tested by us or for us and we do not provide any assurances nor accept any responsibility or liability with regard to their originality, quality, nutritional value, or safety. The cannabis amounts specified in this recipe are a loose suggestion. You should adjust the amount based on desired potency and the strength of your cannabis.


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Justice Council
Justice Council is a freelance writer, CBD specialist, and cannabis enthusiast located in Denver, Colorado. His wide range of experience as a budtender, delivery driver, and CBD sales rep has given him a unique look into this new world of cannabis. Throughout his career in the industry, Justice has written many pieces on culture, economics, product knowledge, and career opportunities within the cannabis space. He takes pride in being part of a truly pioneering industry.