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Salt Dough Ornaments Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jackie Shields
Added: Tuesday, June 17, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
4 cups flour
1 cup salt
1 1/2 cups water
straw
narrow ribbon or twine

Directions:
Directions:
Mix together flour and salt. Add water----dough should be stiff, not sticky. Knead 3-4 minutes. Roll out onto floured surface and cut into desired Christmas shapes with cookie cutters. Make hole in top of each ornament with a straw. Bake on cookie sheet for 1 hour at 325. Can be painted after cooling and sprayed with polyurethane after paint dries. Put ribbon or twine in hole to hang on tree.

Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
All afternoon
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is fun, fun to make with kids and they love it. The ornaments last year to year if sprayed.
Cover your table well with disposable tablecloths and be sure and use water soluble paints!

 

 

 

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