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Can You Use THC Vape Oil For Cooking?

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Is It Possible To Use THC Vape Oil For Cooking? – Our Guide

If you are into baking edibles and are curious about vaping, you might have wondered if you could use your THC vape oil for cooking?

THC vape oil should not be used for cooking since they are not edible and could be toxic when ingested in this kind of way. 

Down below, we have discussed what THC vape oil is if you can ingest THC oil, how to make THC vape juice and some edibles you can make with marijuana instead! 

What Is THC Vape Oil? 

Before we get into if you can ingest THC vape oil, let’s first discuss exactly what this vape oil is first. 

THC oils are created from cannabis by extracting the cannabinoids and placing them in a carrier oil like hemp oil. THC oil and vape pen juice can get you high depending on the exact potency level.

How Do You Use THC Vape Juice?

Most of the time, people put THC vape juice in their vapes for smoking, however, you can also ingest vape juice by dabbing it under your tongue for a high.

You might be able to use THC vape juice in baking too but be careful about the chemicals and use in moderation according to the servings your recipe has. 

How Can I Make THC Oil At Home

One way to cook with THC oil is by making your own at home so that you can have an idea of the exact ingredients which go into your THC oil. 

We’ve listed a recipe for making THC oil at home below. 


  • A baking tray
  • Baking paper
  • Double boiler.
  • Cheesecloth.
  • Cooking twine.
  • 3.5 grams of flower. 
  • Coconut oil.


  1. Start by breaking up your flower into small pieces, put them on a lined baking tray at 240F and bake for 40 minutes stirring every 15.
  2. Allow the cannabis to cool then grind and combine with coconut oil once cool, cook in a double boiler for 8 hours. 
  3. Strain through a cheesecloth and you’ve got your canna oil!

Edibles You Can Make With Marijuana

If you don’t want to use THC oil to make your edibles and cook you can always just use marijuana instead. 

We’ve listed some great recipes to try out below with both types.


Feel like something sweet, make cannabis brownies! 


  • 3/4 cup of all-purpose flour. 
  • Half a cup of unsweetened cocoa powder. 
  • Pinch of salt. 
  • Half a cup of cannabis coconut oil. 
  • 1/4 cup of brown sugar. 
  • Pinch of baking powder. 
  • Cup of cannabis sugar. 
  • Two eggs. 
  • Method
  1. Start by heating your oven to 350F then grease a baking pan and mix the dry ingredients in a bowl.
  2. In another bowl cream your cannabutter and sugar, mix in the eggs then add in the dry ingredients and combine.
  3. Pour into the baking pan and bake for 30 minutes.

Turmeric Latte 

Ever heard of relaxing golden milk for an evening drink?


  • 3/4 cup of plant-based milk. 
  • Half a cup of water. 
  • A drop of vanilla extract. 
  • Teaspoon of honey. 
  • Pinch of cinnamon, cardamom, turmeric and black pepper.
  • 0.5ml of cannabis oil.


  1. Mix all the ingredients in a pan and heat, strain and enjoy in a cup.

Morning Granola 

Why not start your day right with some super nutritious granola?


  • Half a cup of cannabis coconut oil.
  • Three cups of oatmeal.
  • One cup of chopped nuts.
  • Pinch of salt.
  • Half a cup of honey.
  • Pinch of cinnamon.
  • Pinch of baking soda.
  • Half a cup of flaxseed.
  • Fruits.


  1. Heat your oven to 300 degrees Fahrenheit then add all the dry ingredients into a bowl and mix, pour the oil into another bowl and add the honey and flavorings. 
  2. Mix the liquids with the granola and spread evenly on baking paper. 
  3. Bake for 30 minutes and enjoy.

Other Ways To Use Canna Oil In Baking

  •  In protein bars. 
  • Mix in butter. 
  • Saute veggies. 
  • Add in frozen yoghurt. 
  • Use as a body oil!

Frequently Asked Questions About THC Vape Oil & Cooking 

Is THC vape juice bad for you? 

THC vape juice is full of chemicals due to the flavorings, it can have harmful effects on your health in the long term.

Is cannabis over smoking better for you?

Cannabis is better for you than tobacco, but this doesn’t mean it doesn’t have harmful effects on your lungs, vaping can also have negative health effects due to the chemicals.

How many milligram level should I have of THC per day?

For a beginner we suggest starting with 1-2mg of THC oil per day, you can then slowly move up.

Last Words

To conclude, you shouldn’t use normal THC oil for cooking since it can have chemicals in it, we suggest using natural THC oils or making your own for baking to be on the safe side. 

Always be careful about the doses of THC oil, this get’s you high, unlike CBD oil.

Ryan Hamilton

Ryan Hamilton

Im Ryan, a Medical Cannabis Activist & Blog Owner @ I started the blog as a medium to answer questions and grow the awareness of the herb. Along with the medicinal properties, cannabis can help grown the economy with its vast amount of taxable finances. Less violent properties than alcohol, cannabis legalisation is inevitable.

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