Edible Play Dough - Safe for Kids With Peanut Allergies!

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by PaulaM-M

This recipe comes from one of my favorite cookbooks,"Dining on a Dime" by Tawra Kellam. I brought this dough, along with lots of kid safe kitchen utensils, to my daughter's daycare. The kids had an absolute ball with it! This recipe yields a dough similar in texture to real play dough, unlike the peanut butter dough recipes I have tried. Food color paste seems to give a brighter, truer shade than liquid but use whatever you have. Enjoy!

Top Review by CookPrincess

Excellent! Made this recipe with a group of children and they enjoyed every minute. I made several colors and used flavored extracts to give each color a matching flavor and scent.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix margarine with corn syrup, salt and vanilla extract.
  2. Add powdered sugar and knead until constancy of play dough.
  3. Divide and add food coloring of choice to each section. Knead until color is well blended.
  4. If you are making only one color, it may be easier to add the coloring before the powdered sugar.
  5. You can use any flavor you choose in place of the vanilla.
  6. Store in refrigerator when not in use.
  7. Perfect for party favors and gifts!

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