Easy, non-toxic, & only 3 ingredients! This recipe for edible silly putty changes colors while you mix it! A fun, safe slime alternative (No glue required!)

Edible Silly Putty - DIY Slime without Borax

How to make slime without borax - a colorful, taste-safe edible silly putty recipe that only requires 3 simple ingredients! Our very first edible slime recipe, and still one of the most popular!

Course Edible Slime
Cuisine Sensory Play
Keyword edible slime, jello, slime, slime recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 batch
Author Stacey aka the Soccer Mom


  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 1/2 large package sugar-free gelatin¬† 1/2 ¬†of 1.55 ounce package
  • water


  1. Combine cornstarch and sugar-free Jello powder in a medium mixing bowl.

  2. Begin adding water to dry ingredients, 2 tablespoons at a time. Stir until a paste begins to form. 

  3. Continue to add water little by little until the silly putty clumps together instead of sticking to the bottom/sides of bowl.

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