This homemade edible play dough recipe has just 3 ingredients, is simple to make and has a super smooth texture just like the store-bought variety. The best part?! This version is delicious to eat! Gluten-free.
Kids have so much fun creating, playing and eating peanut butter playdough. It is a great craft (and snack) for slumber parties, birthdays or as an after-school and summertime activity.
As parents, we can all be thankful for this stress-free play dough recipe as it is completely safe to eat. Whether kids are licking their fingers or eating the actual playdough, there is no need to worry. Our homemade peanut butter playdough was created with both kids and parents in mind!
This recipe can be made with or without the help of your kids. Using minimal equipment and ingredients you likely already have on hand, edible peanut butter playdough can be created any time of the day or week.
Table of Contents
- medium-sized mixing bowl
- stir spoon
- measuring cups and spoons
- cookie cutters, rolling pin, and other kid-safe kitchen tools
- 1 cup smooth peanut butter
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
How To Make
This recipe is super easy to make is ready in just 5 minutes. Once you have the equipment and ingredients, follow the simple step-by-step instructions to create homemade peanut butter playdough.
Add ingredients to a bowl
Add the peanut butter, powdered sugar, and sweetened condensed milk to a mixing bowl. Then, stir until well combined.
Mix It Up: Use almond, cashew or any other nut butter instead of peanut butter.
Remove from bowl and use
Place the peanut butter playdough onto a clean surface and use your hands to finish blending. The play dough is ready to go once all the powdered sugar has been mixed in.
Kids can then roll the dough out with a rolling pin or their hands. Using their fingers, cookie cutters or other playdough toys, kids can get creative molding and creating shapes.
Frequently Asked Questions
Absolutely, simply swap the peanut butter for sun flower butter for a nut-free alternative.
Store in an air tight container or ziplock bag in the fridge.
Peanut butter play dough can become crumbly especially if storing leftovers to use at a later date. If you notice your playdough has dried out, knead 1-2 teaspoons of water into the dough.
More Edible Crafts
- Edible Finger Paint
- Bread in a Bag
- Cake Pops
- Preschool Snack Necklace
- Pudding Slime
- Animal Face Toast Treats
CKC Features both Gluten-Free Guidance and Kids Cooking Instructions: If you’re new to eating gluten-free we understand it’s overwhelming trying to figure out which foods may contain gluten and which ones don’t. All of our gluten-free recipes marked with this symbol ✅ represent foods that need to be checked for gluten or cross-contamination.
The ⭐️ symbol in the recipe below denotes the steps in which kid cooks may need a helper (depending on age). If there is no ⭐️ symbol, that step (or recipe) doesn’t require a helper.
Edible Peanut Butter Playdough
- cookie cutters, rolling pin, and other kid-safe kitchen tools to play with
- 1 cup smooth peanut butter ✅
- 1 cup powdered sugar
- 2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk ✅
- Add ingredients to a bowl. Add the peanut butter, powdered sugar, and sweetened condensed milk to a mixing bowl. Stir until well combined.1 cup smooth peanut butter, 1 cup powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons sweetened condensed milk
- Remove from bowl and use. Place the peanut butter playdough onto a clean surface and use hands to finish blending. Kids can roll the dough out, use cookie cutters, and other playdough toys.
- Store in an air tight container or ziplock bag.
- Swap the peanut butter for almond or cashew butter.
- Make a nut free version by replacing the peanut butter with sunflower butter.