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 link on this list contains two play dough recipes! Bonus!
8+ Edible Play Dough Recipes
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.
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!
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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.
Don’t you love the presentation of this edible play dough recipe? No stand mixer required. Just good, old fashioned kneading.
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!
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!
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.