Tasty Clay

Tasty Clay craft

Make flowers and other decorations you can munch!

For kids ages 3-12


  • 1/3 cup softened margarine or shortening
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract OR McCormick® Pure Peppermint Extract
  • 1 box (16 ounces) confectioners' sugar
  • McCormick® Assorted Food Colors & Egg Dye OR McCormick® Assorted NEON! Food Colors & Egg Dye


  1. Mix first 4 ingredients in large bowl.
  2. Add sugar; mix with hands until well blended. Add additional corn syrup if mixture is too dry.
  3. Divide the mixture into as many portions as you would like to color.
  4. Add food color to each portion; knead well.
  5. Shape into flowers and other stuff you can eat!
  6. Store in an airtight container.

Prep: 10 min

Tip: Wear latex gloves to prevent stained hands.

Recipe and photo used with permission from: McCormick

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