Chocolate Playdough Recipe

Chocolate Playdough Recipe

This kids craft playdough recipe shows you how to make a yummy scented playdough for tactile and sensory play.

What you need

1 1/4 cups of flour
1/2 cup of cocoa powder
1/2 cup of salt
1/2 tbsp cream of tartar
1 1/2 tbsp cooking oil
1 cup of boiling water


Mix the flour cocoa powder, salt and cream of tartar together in a bowl.

Add the cooking oil and the boiling water, (carefully) mix it together well.

Cook it over a low heat until it becomes a doughy ball. Allow it to cool before kneading it well with your hands.

Store in a airtight container for 1-2 weeks.


  1. What a great ideA

  2. NO! it’s not edible,that’s why called scented, Keyword: SCENTED…

  3. it’s not getting them to eat chocolate – it’s the smell.

    you can replace the cocoa with essential oils as well/dried pasta/sand/glitter.

  4. Its a great idea but kids do not need to be eating salty chocolate?!? Just use the simple flour water and salt (inedable) recipe look it up!

  5. when i store it in a container, in what specific place do i need to store them?

  6. love it

  7. its SO not gonna taste good.WAY to much salt.

  8. Like it, but do kids really need an EXCUSE to eat it?? tempting them with chocolate to eat such a highly salted product is downright dangerous!

  9. it rocks out of this world

  10. CraftBits (Shellie Wilson) says

    It will not harm them if they eat it, but it is too salty for their liking. Try the Edible Playdough recipe

  11. can the kids eat it??? more importantly: does it taste good??

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