Easy Edible Playdough Recipe for Toddlers (with Nutella!)

Easy Edible Playdough Recipe for Toddlers (with Nutella!)
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What’s even more fun than a hands-on craft with lots of sensory appeal for toddlers and preschoolers?

One that you can eat when you’re finished!

This homemade Nutella playdough has only 2 ingredients and is completely non-toxic and 100% edible. And if you’re a fan of Nutella, then you already know it’s sweet an delicious!

We used dinosaur cookie cutter, candy eyes, and sprinkles to cute little brown dinosaurs, but of course you can make whatever shapes you like with this dough … or just have fun squishing and molding it.

 

Edible Playdough Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup Nutella Hazelnut Spread
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • Mixing bowl
  • Silicone spatula
  • Wax paper (or other non-stick surface material for play)
  • Optional: cookie cutters and sprinkles

Ingredients for Nutella playdough

 

How to Make the Playdough

  1. Measure 1/2 cup of Nutella Hazelnut Spread and put it in a mixing bowl.

    Nutella for edible playdough

     

    Nutella in mixing bowl

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  3. Add half of the powdered sugar to the bowl, and mix well with a silicone spatula.

    Adding powdered sugar to Nutella

     

    Stirring in powdered sugar

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  5. Begin kneading the dough with your hands to incorporate the sugar fully into the dough. (The dough will still be sticky at this point.)

    Kneading edible playdough with hands

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  7. Add the remaining powdered sugar, and knead continuously until all the sugar is incorporated, and the dough is smooth and pliable, without being sticky.

    Edible playdough after kneading

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  9. Break your dough into sections and push your favorite animal cookie cutters into it.

    Pressing down cookie cutter into dough

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  11. Gently add candy eyes.

    Candy eyes on playdough shape

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  13. Add candy sprinkles or whatever other edible decorations

    Dinosaur made with edible playdough

     

    Dinosaur made with Nutella playdough

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  15. When you’re ready, eat your creations! This playdough is, of course, non-toxic, 100% edible, and super tasty.

 

How to Store Homemade Playdough

This Nutella playdough can be stored for up to a week in the refrigerator, either in a ziploc bag or sealed plastic container. When you’re ready to play with it, set it out until it’s room temperature, and then have at it.

Dinosaur made with Nutella playdough

Homemade Nutella Playdough Recipe

Active Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Instructions

  1. Put the Nutella in a mixing bowl.
  2. Add half of the powdered sugar to the bowl, and mix well with a silicone spatula.
  3. Begin kneading the dough with your hands to incorporate the sugar fully into the dough. (The dough will still be sticky at this point.)
  4. Add the remaining powdered sugar, and knead continuously until all the sugar is incorporated, and the dough is smooth and pliable, without being sticky.
  5. Have fun with your dough! Squish it, shape it with cookie cutters, add sprinkles to it -- and don't forget to eat it!

Notes

If the dough becomes too greasy or sticky after playing with it for a while, just sprinkle some additional powdered sugar on it and knead it again.

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