Seed or Nut Butter Edlible Playdough Gluten Free, Soy Free, Egg Free, Peanut Free, Dairy Free & Nut Free Allergy Friendly Top 8 Free
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Nut or Seed Butter Edible Playdough

Y’all!!! This is one of my favorite Playdough recipes!

Many many years ago I would binge watch seasons of Jon & Kate Plus 8. Anyone else with me?! I loved seeing all the little children and getting ideas on how she made recipes or did activities with her kiddos.

On one of the episodes she made edible peanut butter Playdough with her many tiny little children.

At the time I didn’t have any children of my own, but I loved children and I loved peanut butter. I tucked that idea into the back of my mind to save for my own future kiddos.

Fast forward and my first and oldest of 5 children has a life threatening peanut allergy. I still wanted to do this fun activity with him and find a way to do it safely.

Enter our reliable and trusty peanut butter substitute- Sunflower Seed Butter! You can use any seed or nut butter and you just may need to add some powdered sugar if your consistency is a little too gooey or runny. Conversely you could add less powdered sugar if it’s too tough.

This is just 3 ingredients and takes all of less than 5 minutes to whip up! If you make it with SunButter brand sunflower seed butter it’s top 8 free and gluten free!

Because it is edible and made with food ingredients I Store it in the fridge between playing sessions with a shelf life of about 3-5 days.

Seed or Nut Butter Edible Playdough

Course Snack
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Author Food Allergy P.I.


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well with a fork, then continue to knead with your hands until a ball of playdough is formed. If the consistency is too sticky you can add more powdered sugar, and if it's too tough you can add more sunflower seed butter. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 3-5 days.

1 thought on “Nut or Seed Butter Edible Playdough”

  1. What a cool idea! I’ll have to try this with my class though I’d be tempted to nibble as I made it

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