Simple, sweet, and buttery CBD Sugar Cookies Recipe. Sugar cookies may not be the flashiest dessert out there, but when executed well, they’re a little slice of heaven.
There are two keys to great sugar cookies. The first is texture — they should be chewy, not crunchy. The second is CBD.
Try this CBD sugar cookies recipe if you need a little help unwinding. That’s because CBD can help support normal stress responses and ease nervousness. Turns out, sugar cookies are an awesome — even ideal — delivery system for USA-grown certified organic full spectrum hemp oil.
The recipe is also easy to make. There’s no need to refrigerate the dough or buy a stand mixer. You probably already have all the ingredients in your pantry. And it should only take about 20 minutes or so, prep time included.
Why Eat CBD Cookies for Stress?
It’s not just because the tastiness of these cookies will take your mind off of whatever’s bothering you. CBD is proven in peer-reviewed studies to help manage stress and anxiety. Each year, more and more research comes in that affirms cannabidiol’s beneficial qualities for folks experiencing all kinds of stress-related symptoms.
But why take CBD in a cookie, rather than just by itself? Research has shown that consuming high-fat foods increases the body’s ability to absorb CBD. One study found that “CBD exposure is vastly increased when CBD is taken with high fatty foods.” And guess what? This CBD sugar cookies recipe has some fat.
Choose Quality CBD for this Sugar Cookie Recipe
When making cookies, you want to use high-quality ingredients. That’s no different when choosing your CBD oil.
Keep in mind: you can take whatever strength CBD works for you — 125 mg, 250 mg, 500 mg, or 1500 mg — it won’t affect the taste of the cookies. Not sure of the best dose for you? Take a look at our FAQ.
1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
3 cups flour
1 tablespoon milk
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 ml Green Lotus Natural Hemp Oil CBD Tincture – that’s 2 droppers full
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
- Combine flour, baking powder, and salt.
- Cream the butter and sugar together until smooth and light in color. Add egg, milk, and CBD. Beat to combine.
- Gradually add the flour mixture.
- Take rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into balls and place onto ungreased cookie sheets.
- Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Consider baking for just 7 minutes if your oven runs hot.
- Let stand for five minutes and then serve. Some people will tell you to place them on a cooling rack, but honestly, these are too good to wait for.
Do Not Overcook — This CBD Sugar Cookies Recipe Cooks Faster Than You Think
When they’re done, these cookies should be golden and just beginning to brown at the edges. Make sure not to overcook them, or you’ll lose that chewiness.
Some people prefer a crunchy sugar cookie. Those people are insane. But if that’s what you like, then hey — we’re not going to stop you. Simply edge the cook time closer to 11 or 12 minutes.
Want More Flavor? Add Lemon or Orange CBD Oil
If you want Lemon or Orange Sugar CBD Cookies, replace Natural CBD Tincture with Lemon or Orange CBD Tincture. The flavor in Green Lotus CBD tinctures comes from natural fruit terpenes — not artificial chemicals. It makes for a subtle lemon or orange taste that complements the sweetness of this classic sugar cookie, without overpowering the flavor.
If you want even more citrus flavor, supplement the Lemon or Orange CBD oil with zest from 2 lemons or 1 orange. Add zest at the same time as the CBD, milk, and egg.
Have your own twist on CBD cookies? Let us know about it. We’d love to hear from you.
The Green Lotus Team