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Playdough Recipes

No-cook Playdough

Ingredients:
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 2 Tbs. cooking oil
  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups cold water
  • food coloring

Method:

Mix flour, salt, oil. Add food coloring to water. Gradually add water to flour mixture. Knead. Store in a plastic bag in the refrigerator

Playdough (cooked)

Ingredients:
  • 4 cups water
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • 2 Tbs. cooking oil
  • 4 Tsp. cream of tartar
  • food coloring

Method:

Combine ingredients. Cook in electric skillets, stirring constantly, until most of the moisture is absorbed. If you like you can knead in glitter for sparkly playdough when the dough cools. Store in a covered container.
(does not need to be refrigerated)

Oatmeal Playdough

Ingredients:
  • 1 part flour
  • 1 part water
  • 2 parts oatmeal

Method:

Mix all ingredients until smooth. Knead.
(non-edible)

Kool-Aid Playdough

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 tbsps. salad oil
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tbsps. alum
  • Kool-Aid for colour

Method:

Boil salt in water until salt is dissolved. Add Koolaid for color. Add salad oil, flour and alum. Knead until smooth. Keeps for two months or longer.

Salt Playdough

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup flour

Method:

Mix ingredients and cook over medium heat. Remove from heat when thick and rubbery. As mixturecools, knead in enough flour to make a workable dough.

Peanut Butter Playdough

Ingredients:
  • 18 oz. peanut butter
  • 6 tbsps. honey
  • Non-fat dry milk
  • Cocoa for flavor

Method:

Mix all ingredients, adding enough dry milk to give make dough workable.
(edible)

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