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This salt dough recipe is much like Play-Doh, but can be baked to a permanent finish.

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
2 hrs
additional:
20 mins
total:
2 hrs 40 mins
Yield:
4 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).

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  • Combine flour and salt in a bowl. Add water a few tablespoons at a time, mixing well after each addition. Knead dough for 10 minutes. Wrap and let rest for 20 minutes.

  • Form dough into desired shapes and arrange on a lined baking sheet.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until dry and hard, about 2 hours. Allow to cool completely.

Tips

The dough can be mixed with food coloring before modeling or painted afterward.

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