- Gunpowder or nitrocellulose are flammable and will explode if they are compressed when they burn. This, of course, if how firecrackers work! Make sure the materials only explode when you’re ready by keeping your work space away from heat and flame.
- It’s a firecracker, so it should be made by and lit by an adult.
Assemble a Homemade Firecracker
Homemade Firecracker Materials
- Nitrocellulose (flash paper) – make it
Learn how to make a homemade firecracker. (Rob Cruickshank)
- Black Powder
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Make homemade firecrackers no longer than the length of one finger joint. (G36)
- Kitty Litter
- Fuse – buy or make your own
- Cardboard or Paper
It’s easy to make homemade firecrackers, plus it’s fun and offers a way to learn the science behind how fireworks work. You only need a few simple ingredients to make homemade firecrackers:
Learn how to make your own homemade firecracker with these simple instructions.
Let’s start with what you need to pull off an amazing firecracker recipe.
Mix your weed in very thoroughly, so that all of it is covered with fatty peanut butter. Don’t rush this step.
This last part is the best. Giver your firecrackers time to cool down and remove them from their foil wrappers.
Looking to whip up a weed edible that takes the least amount of time and effort possible? Look no further than the humble firecracker, quite possibly the simplest cannabis treat you can make. Learning how to make firecrackers is easy, and for the most part foolproof. But there are some things to keep in mind to make sure the firecrackers weed doesn’t burn up, leaving you with a worthless, if tasty, snack.
Firecrackers, the humble yet potent weed edible that’s super-easy to make.
In order for this firecrackers weed recipe to work, you have to activate the THC and other cannabinoids in your buds before you eat them. That means using heat to decarboxylate your cannabis.
Preheat your oven to 250 degrees F (120 C) and wait about 10 minutes for it to get warm. While you’re waiting, break up your nugs by hand or coarsely grind them.
Now, go ahead and put your foil wrapped firecracker into the oven and bake for 20 minutes. The perfect amount of time to enjoy an episode of “Broad City” while you wait.
Finally, you need peanut butter. Go for the natural stuff with the higher amounts of fat. The higher (the fat), the better! Nutella also works well in combination with the peanut butter or on its own.
Firecrackers, the humble yet potent weed edible that's super-easy to make.