This playdough recipe is the cooked version, which uses cream of tartar. It tends to be smoother than the non-cooked playdough recipe, but it is more work and takes longer due to cooking and cooling.
Playdough is a a long time favorite kids activity. The fact that the play dough can be edible makes your child happier - they can snack on their creations.
1 cup flour
1/2 cup salt
1 cup water
1 Tablespoon oil
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
Food coloring by drops
1. Combine all ingredients in a pan and stir. Cook over low heat, stirring until a ball forms.
2. Add food coloring and mix thoroughly until desired color.
3. Cool on foil. Store in covered container.
This is an easier to make version of a playdough recipe, there is no cooking involved.
1 cup salt
1 1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup water
2 Tablespoons oil
A few drops of food coloring
1. Mix all ingredients very well and store in plastic bag or covered jar.
The next three recipes are each an edible playdough recipe , especially fun for small children because they can eat the dough. Use raisins, cheerios or small candies to decorate the creations then enjoy!
18 oz. peanut butter
6 Tablespoons honey
Nonfat dry milk
1. Mix all ingredients with enough nonfat dry milk to form into a workable dough.
1 1/4 cups confectioners sugar
1 1/4 cups powdered milk
1 cup corn syrup
1 cup peanut butter
1. Mix until dough reaches proper consistency for molding.
This playdough recipe needs to be baked when done sculpting because of the raw egg in the recipe.
1 1/2 cup warm water
1 package dry yeast
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup shortening
1 teaspoon salt
5 cups flour
1. Stir yeast in 1 1/2 cups very warm water until dissolved.
2. Mix in egg, honey, shortening and salt. Stir in flour a little at a time until makes a ball.
3. Knead 5 minutes. Make flat figures on cookie sheet. Cover with towel 25 minutes. Bake 20 minutes in 350 degree oven. Eat or shellac it.