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Salt Dough

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
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"This recipe is much like Play-Doh®, but can be baked to a permanent finish."
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Ingredients

3 h 10 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 cups)

Directions

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  1. Mix flour and salt together in a bowl. Slowly mix water, a few tablespoons at a time, into flour mixture until dough is smooth and easy to handle. Knead dough for 10 minutes and let rest for 20 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
  3. Form dough into desired shapes and arrange on a baking sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until dry and hard, about 2 hours. Allow to cool completely.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • This recipe can be mixed with food coloring before modelling or painted afterwards.

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Most helpful positive review

I will make this again! Fun easy project with the grandkids. Came out nice and white so when painted they were nice and bright.

Most helpful critical review

I am not good at making these - 2 tries, 2 fails but my co worker uses this recipe so its likely my fault. PLEASE NOTE: toxic for dogs! I feel it is WELL worth noting somewhere in the recipe...

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I am not good at making these - 2 tries, 2 fails but my co worker uses this recipe so its likely my fault. PLEASE NOTE: toxic for dogs! I feel it is WELL worth noting somewhere in the recipe...

I will make this again! Fun easy project with the grandkids. Came out nice and white so when painted they were nice and bright.

Love this recipe! I have made it for a few years now and we make a special Christmas ornament for our tree. My kids love playing with the leftover dough, it makes great homemade play doh! It’s q...

I didn’t add all the water, and still had to re-knead on a floured counter... dough was very sticky on the first try. Will use less water next time. The kids had fun and the ornaments came out ...

Great recipe and super easy will use in the future. The thinner you make them the faster they dry!

I want to find larger cutters for my Halloween and Christmas ornaments. I'd also like to find Thanksgiving cutters. This recipe is perfect. My daughter and I have so much fun painting these.

Great recipe will def. make again!!

easy to make and easy to work with

Horrible recipe don't waste your time super upset with it