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Edible Slime (You Can Really Eat It!)

Dive into making edible slime with instant pudding! A fun, easy recipe that’s part craft and part snack. Perfect for all ages.

Skills Required: None. You’re mixing ingredients in a container, and no crafting skills are required for this project.

edible slime

Gather round, kitchen adventurers and curious taste-testers! Today, we’re diving into a project that’s bound to raise a few eyebrows and possibly a couple of questions about your sanity (in the best way possible, of course).

We’re talking about the magnificent and slightly unsettling concept of edible slime. Yes, it’s slime you can actually eat. Before you start envisioning scooping globs of your kid’s neon-green play slime into your mouth, let me clarify: this is a whole different beast.

A tasty beast, made from everyday ingredients including Jello instant pudding, corn starch, and water. A trifecta of simplicity conjuring up something wonderfully weird and delightfully delicious.

In a world where the internet has convinced us to deep-fry butter and eat pizza topped with pineapple, it’s not too far-fetched to think that we’d eventually stumble upon the concept of a edible slime recipe.

edible slime recipe

This isn’t your garden-variety culinary experiment; it’s more like stepping into a mad scientist’s kitchen-slash-laboratory, minus the risk of accidentally creating a monster (unless you count a monster appetite for more slime).

Now, I know what you’re thinking. “Edible slime? Really?” But hold on to your mixing spoons and put aside your doubts. This isn’t just a gimmick to make you gag – it’s a legit snack. Or is it a craft? A crafty snack?

Either way, it’s something that will get both kids and adults excited, confused, and ultimately delighted by the end of the experience. Imagine the look on your friends’ and family’s faces when you proudly present them with a bowl of slime at your next gathering.

Priceless, right? And when you reveal they can actually eat it, you’ll be the reigning champion of kitchen wizardry.

So, if you’re ready to challenge your palate, dazzle your senses, and possibly find your new favorite weird snack, then stick around.

jell o slime

Scroll down to get the lowdown on how to whip up your very own batch of edible slime. Trust me, you don’t want to miss out on this. It’s time to unleash your inner child, or at least feed them some slime. Let’s get slimy!

Tips for Making Slime

If you’ve never made slime before, here are some great tips you might be interested in. If you don’t need them, head on down to the recipe.

Measure Ingredients Precisely

The key to perfect slime is in the details. Measuring your ingredients as accurately as possible can make the difference between slime that’s just right and a recipe that’s too sticky or too brittle.

Use Supplies You Don’t Mind Getting Messy

Slime can get everywhere, and while it’s usually easy to clean up, it’s best to use tools (bowls and utensils) and surfaces you’re not worried about.

slime you can eat

Use Your Hands

Once the slime begins to form, use your hands to knead it. This helps improve the texture and mix everything evenly. Don’t be afraid to get a little messy!

Slime making is all about experimenting and having fun. Enjoy your crafting! Here’s what you’re going to need:

Gather These Supplies

  • 1/4 cup French Vanilla JELL-O Instant pudding (any instant pudding flavor can be used)
  • 1 cup + 2 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1/3 cup warm water

Tips and Thoughts for This Craft

It is completely safe to eat, but should be a one-time use slime. Do not store and keep to play with again.

edible slime jello

Get the recipe below:

Yield: a little over 1 cup

Edible Slime

edible slime recipe

Learn to create edible slime using Jell-O! A quirky, simple recipe for a snack that's as fun to make as it is to eat. Great for kids & adults.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $2


  • 1/4 cup French Vanilla JELL-O instant pudding
  • 1 cup + 2 Tbsp corn starch
  • 1/3 cup warm water


  • Bowl
  • Stir stick or spoon


  1. Add instant pudding and 1/2 cup of cornstarch in a medium bowl, then stir to incorporate.Adding a half cup of pudding to the bowl
  2. Add the warm water and stir until all the ingredients come together and form slime.Warm water adding to the pudding mixture
  3. Carefully add the remaining cornstarch to the edible slime.Add remaining cornstarch
  4. Once it becomes too difficult to stir with the spoon, use your hands to knead and incorporate the cornstarch.
  5. If the slime is too thick, add a small amount of water until desired consistency is met. If the slime is too sticky, add a small amount of cornstarch until desired consistency is met.jell o slime

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