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Nutty Putty Recipe

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This recipe for Nutty Putty, by , is from The Nutmeg Big Brothers Big Sisters Friends and Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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Added: Thursday, December 14, 2006


1 teaspoon Liquid starch
2 teaspoons white glue
3 drops food coloring ( optional)
Plastic egg or screw top jar

Put starch in bowl
Add glue and let set for 5 minutes
If desired, add coloring
Mix until starch is absorbed and color is spread smoothly
Hint: the more you mix, the better it gets
Store in plastic egg or small jar overnight before using to pick up pictures from comics
Use to bounce, pick up pictures from comics or newspapers, mold into shapes
If left in open air it will melt then turn hard
Add 1 teaspoon more starch for a tougher, more rubbery putty
Lasts several days if stored airtight
If putty dries out or gets tough, just dip into warm water and knead




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