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Colorful and Edible Play Dough

Rated as 4.59 out of 5 Stars

"A vibrant colored, fun play dough that your children can enjoy making, playing with, and eating! The soft drink mix gives it color and flavor!"
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Ingredients

20 m servings 127 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (3 cups)

Directions

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  1. Bring the water to a boil in a sauce pan; remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Whisk together the flour, salt, cream of tartar, and soft drink mix in a large bowl; stir the vegetable oil into the flour mixture using a spoon, not a whisk. Pour the hot water into the bowl and continue stirring. When the dough is cool enough to handle, turn it onto a lightly-floured surface and knead until smooth and elastic, about 8 minutes. Store unused portions in refrigerator.

Footnotes

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  • You may want to wear rubber gloves while kneading.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 127 calories; 3.7 g fat; 20.3 g carbohydrates; 2.7 g protein; 0 mg cholesterol; 12 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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FOLLOW RECIPE EXACTLY FOR TODDLERS/PRESCHOOLERS. I listened to the reviewers who added more flour to get the "right" consistency. If you add much more flour you'll have tough modeling clay. You...

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This was super easy to make and the kids had fun making it and playing with it, but if edible means that you won't die by eating a little bit then sure, edible... but EW - this stuff is definate...

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FOLLOW RECIPE EXACTLY FOR TODDLERS/PRESCHOOLERS. I listened to the reviewers who added more flour to get the "right" consistency. If you add much more flour you'll have tough modeling clay. You...

This was super easy to make and the kids had fun making it and playing with it, but if edible means that you won't die by eating a little bit then sure, edible... but EW - this stuff is definate...

I followed this recipe exact--I made no substitutions. I made this play-doh with my two boys and we had a blast playing with it after it was "ready". The kids and I loved how it smelled and we s...

I had to add lots of extra flour to make it the right texture, but it turned out to be the nicest, soft playdough! I omitted the kool-aid and then split a half batch into 4 balls and made diffe...

this recipe works only if you add at least 1 extra cup of flour to get it to the right consistency! then it is perfect play dough!

We halved the recipe and ended up with about a softball size amount of play dough. Followed the recipe with the exception of the flavored drink packets. All we had was gel food coloring and only...

I followed directions exactly and it is PERFECT. It reminds me of the old "silly putty". Of course you won't encourage children to eat it, but if they get curious it won't hurt them. Made thi...

I omit the drink mix and just use food coloring. I like to use gel decorator coloring because it makes really bold colors.

Edible-no...but this recipe makes for a great play dough! And the tropical punch flavor makes the entire house smell wonderful!