8 Great CBD Infused Holiday Recipes to Try at Home

by | Nov 29, 2023 | Latest News | 0 comments

The holiday season is a time of endless joy, creating lasting memories with friends and family and gathering with loved ones for timeless seasonal meals. This year, why not add a twist to your classic holiday recipes by integrating the wellness benefits of CBD? Cannabidiol (CBD) has gained significant popularity for its potential therapeutic properties, such as reducing inflammation and easing symptoms of anxiety. Infusing CBD oil into holiday dishes and beverages can add a unique element to your festive gatherings or cozy winter nights by the fireplace. In this blog post, we’ll explore eight spirited CBD-infused recipes you can quickly try at home this holiday season. From delicious desserts to CBD-infused classic holiday drinks, these recipes elevate your festive season.

1. CBD Infused Peppermint Hot Cocoa

As the winter chill descends and festive decorations adorn every corner, there’s nothing more synonymous with holiday coziness than a steaming mug of hot cocoa. Whether enjoyed under a cracking fireplace, while decorating the tree, or strolling through the neighborhood admiring the dazzling allure of Christmas lights, hot cocoa can transform ordinary moments into extraordinary memories. This winter, try this CBD-infused peppermint hot cocoa as a comforting reminder that the holiday season is a time for relaxation and indulgence.

  • 2 cups of milk (dairy or plant-based)
  • 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 1/4 tablespoon of peppermint extract
  • 10 mg of CBD oil

Whisk the cocoa powder and sugar into the milk over medium heat. Next, add peppermint extract and CBD oil. Stir until well combined, then serve in your favorite holiday with whipped cream. Top it with a teaspoon of finely chopped candy canes and dark chocolate shavings for added holiday joy.

2. Calming CBD Infused Gingerbread Cookies

Gingerbread cookies are arguably the quintessential stars of the holiday season, weaving a delicious tapestry of tradition and warmth. Baking gingerbread cookies transcends generations, creating a bridge between past and present. After a long day of holiday shopping or decorating, unwind with this perfect sweet treat for added tranquility this holiday season.

  • 2 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup of softened butter
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup of molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 15 mg of CBD

Mix flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, ginger, and ground cinnamon in a large bowl. In a separate bowl, cream softened butter, brown sugar, molasses, and the egg. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, then mix in the CBD oil. Divide the dough into two thick disks and wrap each disk in plastic wrap. Chill the gingerbread cookie dough in the refrigerator for at least three hours (it can be prepared up to two days ahead). Roll out the cookie dough and cut it into your favorite holiday shapes. Bake them for about ten minutes at 350 degrees until golden brown. Decorate the gingerbread cookies with icing and candies and serve with milk or eggnog.

3. Herbed CBD Roasted Vegetables

Elevate your holiday party or weeknight dinner with the aromatic and health-conscious delight of CBD-infused herbed roasted vegetables. Embrace wellness and flavor with this harmonious blend of earthy goodness, enhanced by the therapeutic touch of CBD oil, which can be served as an appetizer or a side dish to your favorite recipes this holiday season.

  • Assorted seasonal vegetables (carrots, potatoes, Brussels sprouts)
  • Olive oil
  • Fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme)
  • Salt and black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon of red pepper flakes
  • 15 mg of CBD

Cut vegetables into equal-sized pieces. Toss the vegetables in a medium bowl with olive oil, herbs, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread veggies apart. Heat oven to 425 degrees and bake for 30 minutes to an hour until vegetables are golden and crispy. Drizzle CBD oil before serving for a flavorful twist.

4. A Modern Twist on a Traditional Delight: CBD Infused Latkes

Whether you celebrate Hanukkah or enjoy exploring culinary heritages, these CBD latkes are a delightful addition to your holiday spread. These crispy potato pancakes are a beloved tradition; with the oil infusions of CBD, they take on a whole new level of comfort and relaxation.

  • 4 large potatoes, peeled
  • 1 onion
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking powder
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • Vegetable oil for frying

Grate the potatoes and onion using a box grater or a food processor. Place the grated mixture in a clean kitchen towel and squeeze out excess liquid. In a large mixing bowl, combine the grated potatoes and onion with eggs, flour, baking powder, salt, and freshly ground black pepper until well combined. Next, heat vegetable oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat. Scoop a spoonful of potato mixture into the hot oil, flattening them with a spatula. Fry until golden on both sides, then transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain excess oil. Repeat the process until all the mixture is used.


Once the latkes are cooked, let them cool slightly.

  1. Using a dropper, evenly distribute CBD oil over the latkes.
  2. Gently massage the CBD oil into each latke to ensure even distribution.

Garnish latkes with preferred toppings, apple sauce, or sour cream, and encourage guests to enjoy the delightful combination of crispy potato latkes with CBD’s subtle and calming effects.

5. Festive CBD Infused Pumpkin Pie

As friends and family gather during the holiday season, the CBD-infused pumpkin pie satisfies the palate and introduces a touch of relaxation and well-being. This pie’s decadent and timeless aroma is accompanied by subtle notes of CBD, promising a unique and calming experience with each delicious bite. This CBD-infused pumpkin pie recipe will transform your cannabis cooking abilities.


For the pie filling:

  • 1 3/4 cups of pumpkin puree
  • 3/4 cups of brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon of ground cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 15 mg of full-spectrum CBD oil

For the pie crust:

  • 1 1/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of unsalted butter, cold and cubed
  • 1/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  • 3-4 tablespoons of ice water

Prepare the Pie Crust

Pulse the flour, sugar, and salt in a food processor or stand mixer. Add the cold, cubed butter and pulse until the mixture resembles coarse crumbles. Slowly add ice water, one tablespoon at a time, and pulse until the dough comes together. Form the dough into a disk, wrap it in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 30 minutes. Roll out the chilled dough on a floured surface and transfer it to a pie dish. Crimp the edges and refrigerate while you prepare the filling.

Preheat oven to 425 degrees.

Prepare the filling:

Whisk together pumpkin puree, brown sugar, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and salt in a large bowl. Add the eggs and mix well. Gradually stir in the evaporated milk. Add 15 mgs from a CBD tincture into the filling mixture, ensuring even distribution. Pour the CBD-infused filling into the prepared pie crust and bake in the preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees and continue baking for 40-50 minutes or until the center is set. Allow the pie to cool completely on a wire rack and refrigerate for a few hours or overnight before serving to enhance flavors. Serve and slice with a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream. Your guests are bound to love this CBD-infused holiday sweet treat.

6. CBD Infused Cranberry Citrus Sparkler

This CBD-infused Cranberry Citrus Sparkler adds a touch of elegance to your holiday gatherings and offers a relaxing and enjoyable beverage alternative. Whether hosting a holiday gathering or reading by the fireplace, this mocktail brings the spirit of the season with a modern, wellness-inspired twist. The Cranberry Citrus Sparkler can also be enjoyed during those hot summer days. CBD-infused drinks might aid in improving sleep quality by promoting relaxation through their anti-inflammatory properties.

  • 1 cup of cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup of orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon of honey or maple syrup (adjust to taste)
  • 10 mg of CBD tincture
  • Sparkling water
  • Ice cubes
  • Fresh cranberries and orange slices for garnish
  • Rosemary sprigs for garnish (optional)

Combine orange juice, cranberry juice, and honey or maple syrup in a mixing glass. Stir until the sweetener is dissolved. Add the CBD tincture to the mixture and stir well to combine. Fill the drinking glass with ice cubes for a refreshing chill. Pour the CBD-infused juice mixture into each glass, leaving some space at the top. Gently pour a splash of sparkling water, filling to the top. Garnish each glass with a drop of cranberries, orange slices, and rosemary springs for a colorful burst. Give each of the cannabis infused drinks a gentle stir to allow the flavors to mix and CBD oil to disperse evenly.

6. CBD Infused Chocolate Peppermint Bark

Perfect for sharing or as a self-care treat, CBD-infused sweets like Chocolate Peppermint Bark not only delight the taste buds but also calm the joyful chaos of the holiday season. This jolly treat blends rich, velvety chocolate with a cool burst of peppermint, creating a harmonious symphony of flavors. You can use the remaining ingredients for CBD-infused hot cocoa mentioned above to pair swiftly with your minty treat.

  • 2 cups of dark chocolate melted
  • 1/2 cup of white chocolate melted
  • 1/4 teaspoons of peppermint extract
  • 20 mg of CBD oil
  • Crushed candy canes

Line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Pour melted hot chocolate onto the sheet. Drizzle white chocolate over it, swirl with a toothpick, and add peppermint extract and CBD oil. Refrigerate until set, and break into pieces for all to enjoy!

7. Comforting CBD Infused Butternut Squash Soup

Warm up to a hot bowl of butternut squash soup this winter with the added anti-inflammatory benefits of CBD. The blend of seasonal flavors enhanced by the subtle infusion of CBD will add an extra layer of warmth and tranquility to your holiday season.

  • 1 medium-sized squash, peeled, seeded, and cubed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon of minced garlic
  • 4 cups of vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup of coconut milk
  • 20 mg of CBD oil

Preheat your oven to 400 degrees. Toss the cubed butternut squash with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, cumin, cinnamon, salt, and freshly ground black pepper. Spread the seasoned squash on a baking sheet and roast for 25-30 minutes or until tender and lightly caramelized.

Heat the remaining tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat in a large pot, add the chopped onion, and sauté until translucent. Stir in the minced garlic and continue sautéing for an additional minute. Add the roasted butternut squash to the pot and pour in the vegetable broth. Bring the mixture to a simmer and cook for about 10 minutes.

Transfer batches to a blender or use an immersion blender to blend the soup until smooth. Stir in coconut milk to create a cream mixture. Gradually add the CBD oil to the soup and stir well to ensure even distribution. Season the soup with salt and pepper and simmer for 5-10 minutes before serving to allow the flavors to meld.

Add this CBD-infused soup to your seasonal meal rotation and enjoy it with a crusty baguette during those cold winter nights.

8. CBD Infused Cranberry Sauce

Embrace the joy of giving your loved ones a holistic and delicious experience this holiday season with a cranberry sauce that goes beyond the ordinary. Cranberry sauce is either overlooked or adored during the holiday season. Those who look forward to this timeless dressing each year can add a layer of tranquility by incorporating the natural benefits of CBD oil.

  • 12 ounces of fresh cranberries
  • 1 cup of orange juice
  • 1 cup of granulated sugar
  • Orange zest
  • 1/4 cup of water
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 15 mg of CBD oil

In a small saucepan, combine fresh cranberries, OJ, granulated sugar, water, and the zest of one orange. Add a cinnamon stick to infuse a warm and aromatic flavor. Simmer the mixture over medium or low heat, stirring until the cranberries burst and the sauce thickens. Remove the sauce from the heat and let it cool for a few minutes. Stir in the CBD oil, ensuring it is well incorporated into the cranberry sauce. Once cooled, transfer into a serving dish, remove the cinnamon stick, and refrigerate until it is ready to serve.

This holiday season, impress your friends and family with these delicious CBD-infused recipes. From savory dishes to CBD-infused sweets, these creations bring a holistic approach to your holiday table by introducing the potential benefits of CBD. If you are new to cannabis cooking, or curious as to how many doses you should be adding to your recipes, start with a low dose and gradually increase over time. CBD oil does not demonstrate any psychoactive properties or effects, even though it is derived from the cannabis plant.

So gather your ingredients, put on your apron, blast your favorite holiday tunes, and get ready to create memorable and delicious moments with these joyful CBD-infused recipes. Cheers to a festive season filled with good food, good friends, and good vibes!

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