How can you make edible playdough?


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Create simple and delicious play dough in your own kitchen by combining ingredients that you may already have on hand in your pantry. This recipe requires 2 cups of peanut butter, 6 tablespoons of honey, nonfat dry milk or milk and flour, optional cocoa for flavor, and a variety of edible treats for decorating. The project will take about 10 minutes to complete. Please note that a child under the age of 1 or someone with allergies to any of the ingredients should not eat this play dough.

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  1. Combine the first three ingredients in a mixing bowl

    Mix together the peanut butter, honey and dry milk or milk plus flour. Add enough non-fat dry milk or milk and flour so that the dough reaches the consistency of bread dough.

  2. Add flavoring

    Add the desired amount of cocoa for flavor. Alternately, carob may be used if desired.

  3. Shape, decorate and eat

    Shape the dough in a wide variety of ways. The play dough can be rolled flat, shaped into three-dimensional shapes or cut with cookie cutters. Decorate the play dough creations with candies or edible treats, such as cereal, sprinkles, dots, chocolate chips and ice cream cones.

  4. Store for later use if necessary

    Store the dough in an airtight container.

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