Edible Play Dough Recipes

These two edible play dough recipes are sure to bring a fun twist to your kids' pretend play. Pretend to have a bakery, a store, a party, or a restaurant. (Plus, it's okay to sneak in a nibble, too!)

  1. Ages: 3 - 8

  2. 30 minutes - 1 hour

  3. Messy

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    Recipe 1: Combine 1 can of frosting, 1 1/2 cups of powdered sugar, and 1 cup of peanut butter. Knead together with your fingers. It will be sticky at first, but you can continue to knead it until it is less sticky or let it sit out for 30 minutes before you begin to play.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    Recipe 2: Combine 1 box of cake mix, 1 stick of softened butter, and 3 Tablespoons of water. Knead the ingredients until it forms a dough. If it is sticky at first, continue to knead it. Then let it sit for 30 minutes before playing. You can also add sprinkles to this recipe.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Step 3

    Let the fun begin! Use spoons, candles, cookie cutters, bowls, muffin tins, etc. to bring your bakery, restaurant, or party to life!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

  • Done!

    It's even okay to take a nibble or two while you play! Yum!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 4

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