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8+ Edible Play Dough Recipes

8+ Edible Play Dough Recipes

Whether you’ve got a kid who still puts everything into his mouth or an older kid that needs a change of pace, we’ve got the edible play dough recipes for you! Some of these recipes taste delicious, and others don’t. What they have in common are food-based ingredients that are safe to eat.

Why 8+ recipes? The second play dough on this list has variations for making two play dough recipes! Bonus!

8+ Edible Play Dough Recipes

1. Toddler Friendly Unsweetened Play Dough

This recipe is safe to eat, but your kid probably isn’t going to want to eat a ton of it. This is for those young toddlers who are old enough to enjoy play dough but maybe not quite past the tasting everything stage.

2. Chocolate and Peanut Butter Play Dough Recipes

This is a two-for-one! Get recipes for super yummy chocolate play dough and peanut butter play dough. You can make one or both of these recipes for your kiddos to enjoy!

3. Ice Cream Play Dough

This is a no-cook, two-ingredient edible play dough. You do need a stand mixer to make it, though. Or incredible upper body strength.

4. Cupcake Play Dough

Don’t you love the presentation of this edible play dough recipe? No stand mixer required. Just good, old fashioned kneading.

5. Pumpkin Spice Marshmallow Dough

What! Part of me wants to make this edible play dough just for myself to eat with a spoon. You can make this a vegan recipe by substituting Ricemellow Creme for the marshmallow fluff.

6. Cloud Dough

Cloud dough is a fun sensory experience for kids. If you’ve got a young toddler, you can make your cloud dough edible by  choosing an edible oil like olive or sunflower. Boom!

7. Mashed Potato Play Dough

If your child is gluten sensitive, this mashed potato play dough is a great alternative to flour-based edible play dough recipes. Heck, even if your kid can eat gluten all day, this recipe looks like a lot of fun to try!

8. Edible Sand Dough

This is another play dough recipe that’s also a new sensory experience for kids. Homemade edible “sand” is the base for this food-based play dough recipe.

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4:15AM PST on Nov 13, 2014


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2:25PM PDT on Aug 24, 2014

Sent to those who are interested and need to see it, thanks for posting

7:48PM PDT on Aug 23, 2014

I agree with Robert O and many others

6:48AM PDT on Aug 17, 2014

Thank you!

9:25AM PDT on Aug 16, 2014

one type of solution

3:17AM PDT on Aug 15, 2014

Thank you for posting.

3:57PM PDT on Aug 14, 2014

Edible Play dough recipes, that is certainly different. For those children who can't resist putting things in their mouths, I guess that this is a flavourful option. Interesting. Then, for the ambitious parent, one can always make an extra batch of either a feline or canine version so that the family pet(s) won't feel left out while the child is eating the play dough.

11:26AM PDT on Aug 14, 2014

Interesting article, thank you!

9:54AM PDT on Aug 13, 2014

Edible Play Dough? Sounds too weird for me. Play Dough is for playing and creating not for eating. Yikes!

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