This is because CBD is rich in cannabinoids that interact with almost every system in our bodies, helping to balance and regulate our neurotransmitter function, inflammation, mitochondrial function and metabolism.
While I’m personally a big proponent of CBD (I use it daily as a part of my nightly relaxation/wind down routine) I am very adamant about doing your homework before purchasing/using any sort of CBD product.
This is because the industry is highly unregulated and there are plenty of companies making false claims to cash in on the trend.
Preheat oven to 350 F and line an 8×8 square pan with parchment paper.
In a medium sized bowl, whisk together the crust ingredients, then press evenly into the bottom of the parchment lined pan. Bake for 15 minutes, or until slightly golden brown (it may puff up and this is FINE).
While baking, get started on your CBD Salted Caramel Glaze (if making). You definitely don’t have to make this, but if you’re looking to go all out extra (or just want a yummy glaze/dips for desserts) this is my go-to. Recipe can be found here.
Once the shortbread crust layer has finished baking, remove from oven (keeping oven ON) and set aside until completely cooled.
While cooling, add all pecan filling ingredients (except for the pecans and CBD) into a sauce pan and heat over medium until boiling, stirring consistently.
Once boiling, add in pecans and stir, removing from heat.