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Best Pot Brownies: High Times’ Classic Cannabis Brownie Recipe

March 23, 2016

High Times, founded in 1974 and covering cannabis culture ever since, has a truly classic cannabis brownie recipe. These brownies are no frills and easy to make, and result in the perfect basic low-dosage edible for beginners. But is it the best cannabis-infused brownie we've ever made?

High Times’ Classic Cannabis Brownies

Yield: One 9” x 9” pan.


1 C all-purpose flour

¼ C unsweetened cocoa

½ tsp baking powder

¼ C cannabutter

¼ tsp salt

5 oz semi-sweet chocolate

1 ½ Tbsp light corn syrup

1 C light brown sugar

1 Tbsp applesauce

4 egg whites

2 tsp vanilla


  1. Heat oven to 350˚F. Grease a 9” x 9” baking pan and set aside.
  2. Combine corn syrup, applesauce, and vanilla in a large bowl.
  3. Slowly add your egg whites and cannabutter to your wet ingredients and mix well.
  4. Add all remaining dry ingredients and fold into the batter.
  5. Evenly distribute the batter into the greased baking pan.
  6. Bake for about 20 minutes. Plate and enjoy.

High Times' classic cannabis-infused brownie

Source: High Times

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Disclaimer: Cannabis edibles should always be prepared and consumed with care. Know your tolerance, start slow, and never drive under the influence of cannabis.

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