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Salt Dough


"This recipe is much like Play-Doh®, but can be baked to a permanent finish."
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3 h 10 m servings
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 cups)

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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.


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

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

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

3 hours and my ornaments are almost dry.... The bigger handprint ornaments have a long way to go.... taking way too long. I think maybe the water content in the dough is too high?