Edible Peanut Butter Play Dough Recipe Kids Love


Our peanut butter playdough recipe is an edible play dough that is super easy to make, it is pliable for play AND it is tasty! It is one of the few edible playdough recipes that doubles as a dessert. My kids LOVE homemade  play dough and this is one of their favorite recipes for many reasons!

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Let’s make peanut butter playdough!

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Peanut Butter Playdough Recipe

Your kids are going to love this edible playdough. It tastes like candy!

After your kids create their sculptures and masterpieces, they can let them air dry for an hour or two (so the items get a “crust”), then stick them in a Ziploc. Your kids can snack on their art at a later time.

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Ingredients for Peanut Butter Play Dough Recipe

Short Video Tutorial for How to Make Peanut Butter Playdough

Directions to Make Edible Playdough from peanut Butter

Step 1

Put the marshmallows and peanut butter into a small dish and microwave for ten seconds. This should lightly soften your marshmallows making them easier to mix.

Step 2 making play dough made from peanut butter and marshmallows
Stir then knead the homemade playdough.

Step 2

Stir the peanut butter and marshmallow together until it is smooth. Sprinkle powdered sugar onto the dough until it is no longer sticky. I am guesstimating the amount of the powdered sugar.

play dough made from peanut butter and marshmallows

Finished Peanut Butter Playdough Recipe

It is as easy as that! You and your kids now have fun playdough to play with and create edible sculptures.

How to FiX Peanut Butter Playdough

If your dough is still sticky, you will want to sprinkle more on.

So yummy!! And a great protein snack for kids (well, minus the sugar). I am going to try a version later that uses almond flour instead of the powdered sugar.

Active Time
5 minutes

Total Time
5 minutes


Estimated Cost


  • 3 Marshmallows
  • 2 Tablespoons of Peanut Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon of Powdered Sugar


  1. Place marshmallows in a small bowl and microwave for 10 seconds to soften.
  2. Stir in peanut butter until smooth.
  3. Sprinkle surface with powdered sugar.
  4. Knead until ready to play.

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How did you like the edible peanut butter playdough recipe?


Our names are Fareedah and Kamilah Amoo. We are seven and five year’s old sisters and live in Ontario, Canada, with our parents and little brother, Awad. We love writing stories, painting on canva, coding, reading books, and enjoying arts and crafts. Our goal is to motivate every child worldwide to read more books.

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