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Indulge in Vegan Sweets with these Cannabis-Infused Snack Recipes

By Brittiany Ralls March 27, 2023
Vegan Sweets

We're taking vegan sweets to the next level with our cannabis-infused snack recipes! If you're a fan of vegan brownies, vegan banana bread, or just looking for some delicious vegan treats to snack on, then you're in the right place. As vegans, we love all things plant-based, so why not add a little more plant life to our sweet snacks with some cannabis-infused goodness? Our recipes are not only tasty but also easy to make, so you can satisfy your sweet tooth in no time.

Before we dive into these tasty vegan edible recipes,  let’s explore some tips and tricks that are sure to help you when making any vegan recipe!

Vegan Baking Tips and Tricks

For some, following a vegan diet can be challenging - especially when it comes to baking, and even more so if you're new to it. But don't worry! With a few tips and tricks, you will be creating delicious vegan recipes that are both healthy and satisfying in no time.

To help you get started on your vegan baking journey, here are some suggestions to keep in mind:

  • Follow vegan recipes carefully and choose them wisely.
  • Since vegan baked goods aren't made with milk or eggs they can fall apart easily while still warm, it's always best to let everything cool down completely before slicing.
  • Did you know, baking soda has twice the leavening power as baking powder? By replacing 2 tsp of baking powder with 1 tsp of baking soda and a dash of acid like lemon juice can help your cakes and loaves of bread rise better for a fluffy texture when baking with vegan ingredients.
  • To make your vegan baking life easier use thermometers and timers, as oven temps can vary.

Vegan Cannabis-infused Agave Nectar

Agave Nectar

Prep Time: 6 hoursYield 2 cups
For vegans seeking a natural sweetener with a unique twist, look no further than cannabis-infused agave nectar! Not only is it versatile enough to substitute for traditional sweeteners like honey and maple syrup, but it also adds a subtle hint of cannabis flavor that is sure to delight the senses. Enjoy its natural sweetness in a variety of recipes, knowing that it's a healthier option than granulated sugars.  

  1. Combine all ingredients into the squeeze bottle or jar and shake vigorously until well blended.
  2. Let the mixture sit out at room temperature over the next 6 hours. Every 45 minutes to an hour, shake it until the ingredients are thoroughly blended.
  3. After 6 hours the agave nectar is infused enough to use and infuse into your favorite vegan edible recipes.
Note: Use the Calculating THC Content section in the Cooking with Cannabis blog to determine the amount of THC in each tablespoon of coconut oil you infuse. Remember, the higher in THC your infused carrier is, the higher your edible dose will be. For example, if your cannabis-infused coconut oil is 20 mg of THC per tablespoon, then this entire bottle of cannabis-infused agave nectar would be about 8.5 mg of THC per tablespoon or 120 mg total for the whole bottle. You can store the infused agave nectar at room temperature, but shake the container until blended before each use.

Cannabis-infused agave nectar is an ideal option for cannabis consumers looking for an infused experience while exploring their creativity in the kitchen. Craft them to it offers a subtle high that won't overwhelm you, you can enjoy your snacks without worrying about them being too potent.

Now that we've prepared our cannabis-infused agave nectar, we can start using it to make some of our delicious treats. This versatile sweetener is an excellent addition to various recipes, and we'll be using it in several easy snack recipes below.

Vegan Apple Pizzas

Mini Apple Pizzas with canna-infused agave nectar

Prep Time: 10 minutesYield 4 servings
If you're looking for a healthy and delicious snack, try making some infused apple pizzas! This snack is not only simple and easy to prepare but also versatile and customizable. By using a variety of toppings you can create a mini vegan edible that suits your taste buds. Give it a try and see how creative you can get!
  • 1 T lemon juice
  • 2 apples (choose your favorite)
  • 2 T peanut butter (substitutions: fruit spread, almond butter, or any other vegan spreads)
  • 1 T cannabis-infused agave nectar
  • Toppings (optional): blueberries strawberries, raspberries, sliced bananas, mixed seeds, shredded coconut, ground cinnamon
  • Mixing bowl
  • Apple corer

  1. Grab your mixing bowl and fill it up with water just enough to cover the apple slices, and add lemon juice. This will help prevent your apples from browning.
  2. Using the apple corer, core the apples and then slice them into round slices similar to pizza.
  3. Add the sliced apples to the lemon water and let them sit for 3-4 minutes before draining the water.
  4. Spread the peanut butter on each apple slice.
  5. After that, add your favorite toppings.
  6. Then top the mini apple pizzas with a drizzle of cannabis-infused agave nectar.
  7. Now enjoy your super simple and super healthy snack!

Vegan Chewy Blueberry Oat Bars

Vegan Chewy Blueberry Oat Bars

Prep Time: 30 minutesYield 9 bars
Try these vegan chewy blueberry oat bars for a midday pick-me-up or pre-workout boost with the added bonus of cannabinoids. Made with natural ingredients and packed with nutrients, they're both sweet and satisfying.
  • 2 c rolled oats
  • 2 ripe bananas
  • 1/2 c unsweetened flaked or shredded coconut
  • 1/2 c dried blueberries
  • 1/2 t vanilla extract
  • 1/4 t sea salt
  • 1/4 t ground cinnamon
  • 2 T cannabis-infused agave nectar
  • Round or square baking dish
  • Parchment paper
  • Large mixing bowl

  1. First, preheat your oven to 350°F.
  2. Then, line the baking dish with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Mash the ripe bananas in the large mixing bowl until smooth using a fork.
  4. In the same mixing bowl, add oats, coconut, blueberries, vanilla extract, salt, cinnamon, and agave nectar. Now, mix all ingredients until evenly combined.
  5. Pour the mixed ingredients into the parchment-lined baking dish. Then using a spatula press the ingredients down firmly until compact and level.
  6. Bake the oat bar mix for 23-27 minutes, or until the mix is just becoming firm and the edges are golden brown.
  7. Remove the mix from the oven and let the blueberry oat bars cool for at least 10 minutes before slicing.
  8. Dig in!

Vegan Oatmeal Peanut Butter Balls

Vegan Cannabis Peanut Butter Balls

Prep Time: 10 minutesYield 18 servings
Looking for a yummy and healthy snack that'll keep you going all day long? These vegan oatmeal peanut butter balls are just the ticket! They're loaded with just the ingredients you need to tackle anything life throws your way. Plus, they're cannabis-infused!
  • 1 3/4 c rolled oats
  • 1/4 c hulled hemp seeds
  • 1/4 c flax meal
  • 2 T cacao nibs
  • 1/2 t ground cinnamon
  • 1 c natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 c cannabis-infused agave nectar
  • 1 t pure vanilla extract
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Spatula
  • Small cookie scoop

  1. In the large mixing bowl, combine the oats, hemp seeds, flax meal, cacao nibs, and ground cinnamon.
  2. Next, add peanut butter, agave nectar, and vanilla extract into the mixing bowl. If your choice brand of peanut butter is very thick, heat it in your microwave in 10-second increments, just long enough to thin it out.
  3. Mix all the ingredients well using a spatula until the mix seems dough-like.
  4. Using the small cookie scoop, scoop out about a tablespoon of the mixed ingredients and gently roll into a ball.
  5. Repeat until the mixture is all gone.
  6. Once you are done scooping, they are ready to be eaten!
Note: Store in the refrigerator if not eaten immediately.

Vegan Banana Bread

Vegan Banana Bread

Prep Time: 60 minutes Yield 12 slices
Don't throw out those overripe bananas, instead turn them into delicious vegan banana bread! It's the perfect way to not waste food all while satisfying your midday cravings with a yummy vegan baked goods treat.
  • 3 c rolled oats
  • 1 1/2 c mashed, ripe bananas (about 4)
  • 1/2 c granulated sugar
  • 2 t baking powder
  • 1 t baking soda
  • 3/4 t kosher salt
  • 3 flax eggs
  • 2/3 cup vegan butter (or vegan cannabutter, if you want to up your dose)
  • 2 T of cannabis-infused agave nectar (or infused maple syrup)
  • 1 t of grapeseed oil for greasing the pan
  • 1 T vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 t cinnamon
  • Turbinado sugar for topping
  • 8- or 9- inch bread pan
  • Blender

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Grease the inside of the pan with the grapeseed oil and set aside.
  3. Blend the oats in the blender until they are finely ground and start to resemble flour.
  4. Once the oats are blended, add the rest of the ingredients to the blender - except for 3/4 cup of bananas. If you stir the mix when adding the liquid ingredients the mix with incorporate better making it easier to blend.
  5. As you blend, the ingredients may stick to the sides, so to ensure everything is incorporated, stop intermittently and scrape the sides into the batter. Then continue to blend until you have a smooth consistency.
  6. After you achieve the right texture, add the remaining 3/4 cup of mashed bananas, stirring in the mix with a spatula until it's slightly lumpy.
  7. Pour the batter from the blender into the greased bread pan and top with turbinado sugar.
  8. Bake for 50-55 minutes or until a toothpick comes out mostly clean, and then remove it from the oven.
  9. Let the bread cool completely until its room temperature. Then run a butter knife along the edges of the bread to separate it from the pan and invert the bread to remove from the pan.
  10. Now your bread is ready to slice! Be sure to cut in thicker slices to ensure it holds its form with each bite.
  11. Eat a slice, or two!
Note: To store your vegan banana bread, keep it in a covered container or wrapped in aluminum foil at room temperature for up to 3 days. If you want to stash some of all of your loaf store it in the refrigerator for up to 7 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.   Pro Tip: If you prefer your banana bread to be tacky, after removing from the oven, wrap it in tin foil and place it in the fridge for 2-3 hours.

Bonus Recipe: Vegan Edible Brownies

While cannabis brownies have long been a popular sweet treat in the cannabis community, they have also become a go-to for the vegan community! These delicious and indulgent brownies are made with plant-based ingredients, making them a perfect choice for vegans looking to add a little something extra gooey to their snack time.

Vegan Brownies

Vegan Cannabis Brownies

Prep Time: 37 minutesYield 9 servings
These sweet and indulgent vegan brownies are not only yummy, but they can take you to a "higher" place, being cannabis brownies and all. Level up snack time with this sweet treat that hits the spot in more ways than one.
  • 2/3 c cannabis-infused oil (vegetable, coconut, or vegan butter)
  • 1 c dark chocolate
  • 1/2 c aquafaba
  • 3/4 c packed light brown sugar
  • 2 c unbleached all-purpose flour (cassava flour can be used also)
  • 1/4 c cocoa powder
  • 1/2 t baking soda
  • 1 t kosher salt
  • Parchment paper
  • 8 x 8-inch pan
  • Double boiler (or a saucepan with a heat-safe bowl instead)
  • Mixer (stand or hand-held)
  • Medium mixing bowl
  • Large mixing bowl
  • Spatula

  1. Preheat the oven to 320°F.
  2. Line the pan with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Using the double boiler, melt together the dark chocolate and the cannabis-infused oil on medium heat, stirring until melted and fully incorporated. Set aside to cool to room temperature.
  4. As the cannabis-infused chocolate cools, mix the aquafaba and brown sugar in the large mixing bowl with  a stand or hand-held mixer, on a medium setting until the mix starts to thicken and turns opaque in color. Then, turn up to a high setting and beat until the mix becomes glossy to create an aquafaba and brown sugar meringue.
  5. In in a medium bowl mix together the flour, cocoa powder, baking soda, and salt, then set aside.
  6. Next, fold the meringue into the cannabis-infused chocolate. Start with a third of the meringue mix, folding into the chocolate with a spatula until it is almost fully incorporated. Then pour the chocolate/meringue mix back into the rest of the meringue mix and fold the mixtures together with a spatula until fully combined, keeping as much air as possible in the batter.
  7. Add the dry ingredients into the meringue in thirds, folding until mixed thoroughly, then added to your oiled pan, ensuring to level your batter for an even rise.
  8. Bake the cannabis-infused brownies for 22-25 minutes or until an inserted toothpick comes out clean.
  9. Remove the brownies from the oven and let them cool before slicing them into chewy, gooey pieces.
  10. Enjoy!
Note: You can adjust the potency of your brownies by lowering the amount of cannabis-infused oil you use and making up the difference with oil that isn't cannabis-infused.

Stay Tuned for more Vegan Sweets Recipes in our Upcoming Blogs

Elevate your recipe box with our selection of cannabis-infused vegan sweets recipes! Whether you're a seasoned pro in the kitchen or just starting, these snacks are easy enough for anyone looking to treat themselves with a little extra "baking." And if you're looking for more delicious recipes that incorporate cannabis, then head on over to our blog! You're sure to find something that suits your taste buds, from infused appetizers to decarboxylating flower and more. Now, get baking!

Looking for gluten-free edible options? Take a look at Gluten-free Edibles by our sister dispensary MÜV

Content Writer for MÜV and Zen Leaf. Britt began exploring cannabis as a recreational user attempting to treat her migraines and depression. Finding success, she began to realize the many benefits of cannabis for a multitude of ailments. Her new-found knowledge prompted a move to Colorado, where she was able to medically treat her son with ADHD and aid her family in becoming healthier and happier. Realizing her passion for cannabis, she turned it into a career. Joining the industry as Medtender and moving into management gave Britt the knowledge needed to become a writer for a local cannabis culture magazine in Oklahoma and a leading voice in cannabis compliance.

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