Edible Play Dough Recipes

Edible Play Dough Recipes

Sometimes it’s just plain fun to play with your food!  If you are looking for a fun activity this Labor Day Weekend to do with your kids how about making Edible Play Dough? 



1/3 Cup Margarine

1/3 Cup Light Corn Syrup

1/2 Teaspoon Salt

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

1 Pound Powdered Sugar

Food Coloring

In a large size mixing bowl mix the margarine with the corn syrup, salt and vanilla.  Add the powdered sugar bit by bit.  If you need less use less and if you need more than use more.  Knead until the color is well blended.  Divide into portions and add the food coloring(s).  Work the food coloring well into each portion.  Store in an airtight container and store in the refrigerator when not using.  Makes 1 batch.



1/2 Cup Corn Syrup

3/4 Cup Peanut Butter

1/2 Cup Soft Margarine

1/2 Teaspoon Salt

1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract

5 Cups Powdered Sugar

In a large size bowl mix all of the ingredients thoroughly.  Play and Eat.  Make sure everyone’s hands are nice and clean.  Use a piece of waxed paper to work on.  Makes 1 batch.



1 Cup Flour

1/2 Cup Salt

1 Cup Water

1 TablespoonVegetable  Oil

2 Teaspoons Cream of Tartar

1 (3 1/2 Ounce) Package Unsweetened Jell-O

In a medium size cooking pot combine the flour, salt, water, oil, cream of tartar and package of Jell-O.  Mix well and cook over a medium heat.  Stir constantly until the mixture looks like mashed potatoes.  Remove from the heat and let cool for 15 minutes.  Flour your hands and knead until the mixture is dry.  Make sure that the play dough has cooled completely before storing in an airtight container.  Makes 1 batch.


    Victoria has been cooking and writing recipes since she was a a young girl. Originally from Nebraska, her appreciation for culinary technique took off when she moved to Lyon, France. Victoria is published in Hearst Newspapers, Greenwich Free Press, New Canaanite, and more.

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