4/20/22 O&A NYC WILDIN OUT WEDNESDAY: Happy 420 Day- Try Making Pot Brownies!

 By Walter Rutledge


Spring has sprung and what better way to celebrate 420 Day than with good old fashion Pot Brownies. This was a staple in hippy dippy 1960’s and the “Say it loud I’m stoned and I’m proud” 1970’s. If baking and getting stoned are on your list of must have spring pastimes why not combine the two into a new 420 tradition- Pot Brownies. Baking marijuana edible can also be a festive peacekeeper, because if you don’t get help baking, after eating a brownie or two you won’t care.

When making ‘marijuana edibles’, you don’t just throw the marijuana buds into the food and chow down, believe it or not. The THC (tetra-hydro-cannibol– the main active ingredient in marijuana) must first be extracted into a butter or oil mixture and then added or cooked with the food. This article will show you how you can make weed brownies and extract the THC using butter, the resulting product is referred to as Cannabutter. 

For the Butter Extraction Method you will need:


  • One half once (14 grams) of marijuana
  • One half cup and two tablespoons (1.25 sticks) of butter cubed 
  • One cup clean water


  • Mesh strainer hand-held 
  • Double boiler (two pots one larger and one smaller) with lid
  • Cheesecloth
  • Cooking twine
  • Scissors
  • Tongs or potato masher
  • One large slotted spoon
  • One large metal spoon
  • Spatula

If you don’t want to use Grannies recipe:


  • Vegetable Spray
  • One and one-quarter (1-1/4) cups of Cocoa
  • Three-thirds (3/4) cup of Cocoa
  • One teaspoon of real vanilla extract 
  • Two large eggs
  • one-third (1/3) cup plus one teaspoon of all-purpose flour
  • one half (1/2) cup or more chopped nuts


  • Aluminum foil
  • 9×9 baking pan

How to Make Cannabutter and Pot Brownies
(Just click below to see recipe)

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