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Apple Pie Playdough for Kids

Apple Pie Playdough Recipe


  • 2 cups flour
  • 3/4 cup salt
  • 4 tsp cream of tartar
  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 cups warm water
  • red food coloring
  • green food coloring
  • brown food coloring
  • apple scented oil
  • green apple scented oil
  • cinnamon scented oil


  1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, salt, and cream of tartar.

  2. Add the coconut oil and mix well.

  3. Pour the mixture into a saucepan and add the warm water.

  4. Add a few drops of red food coloring to make the apple playdough. Add green food coloring if you are making the green apple playdough. Add brown food coloring if you are making the cinnamon playdough.

  5. Cook the mixture over low heat, stirring continuously, until the mixture is no longer wet and looks doughy.

  6. Remove the dough from the saucepan. Knead it with your hands until smooth.

Recipe Notes

Store the playdough in an airtight container for up to three days.