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Weed Infused Cheetos: Easy Recipe With Video

Weed infused Cheetos recipe

When it comes to cannabis munchies, Cheetos are pretty high up on the list of favorites. This classic and delicious snack just got even better. This is our at home recipe for Weed Infused Cheetos. This recipe takes a little bit of THC oil, time, and a whole lot of love. It is well worth your patience as this weed edible is sure to delight.

How do start these Weed Infused Cheetos, you ask?

Firstly, you’ll need to create a cannabis oil to get this recipe going. Select a weed strain that aligns with your specific needs. 

If you are looking to create these Weed Infused Cheetos with elevating properties, select a THC bud. Ask your local dispensary for a cannabis strain that is high in THC and low in CBD. You can even inquire about what weed strains will work well for this cannabis edible recipes. Let your budtender know that you’re creating a weed infused snack. 

If you’re looking for an option that will not get you high, ask your cannabis representative for a CBD bud. This weed strain should be high in CBD and low in THC. This is to avoid any unwanted effected. Inform your bud rep that you are going be cooking with CBD oil. They may be able to connect you with an appropriate option for your CBD edibles. 

This is how to create cannabis oil:

Now that you are ready with your bud strain, it is time decarboxylate your weed. Break up the cannabis flower over a cooking sheet. Cover this sheet in tinfoil and place in the oven at 115c/240F for 40 minutes. If you over is particularly hot, watch that you don’t burn your cannabis flower. Remove your decarb weed from the oven when it is a golden brown color. 

Now that your cannabis is ready to go, you’re going to infuse this in oil. Add your weed to a sturdy mason jar. Throw in one cup of your favorite cooking oil with sunflower lecithin. Seal this jar. Put a pot of cool water on the stove. Add your weed and cooking oil containing jar to this water. Bring to a boil for 3 hours. Let this cooking oil infusion cool. Strain your weed oil through cheesecloth. You’re all set! This is cannabis infused oil! 

What is the next step to creating Weed Infused Cheetos?

You’re going to use a special culinary ingredient to turn your oil into powder. This ingredient, maltodextrin, is a carbohydrate that is made from corn. Your weed oil will infuse this ingredient, thusly preparing for the rest of the recipe.  

Here are a few tips to make the best possible Cannabis Cheetos.


  • Add more cayenne pepper for flaming hot weed infused Cheetos
  • If you don’t have a dehydrator setting, use your oven on conventional heat.
  • Don’t fry on a higher temperature than 375F
  • Store the finished cannabis Cheetos in a ziploc bag
  • You can use cannabis powder and dehydrated cheddar cheese to make your own weed infused cheese powder.

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