Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 5 mins

This glue will hold where most others will not, when wet.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over cold water.
  2. Set aside to soften.
  3. Heat milk to boiling point and pour into softened gelatin.
  4. Stir until gelatin is dissolved.
  5. Add oil of cloves as preservative if glue is to be kept for more than a day.
  6. Store glue in a screw-capped jar.
  7. It will gel as it cools, but this will not affect its adhesiveness.
  8. Set jar in a pan of hot water to soften glue for reuse.


Most Helpful

Did I ever get a hoot out of this recipe!!! I was re-creating a craft that I had done many years ago, using glue, shredded decorative paper napkins and a vase. I only needed 1/2 the recipe so this worked out perfect for me. I was tickled pink that I actually had all the ingredients on hand...because usually I never have milk!!! I spend a good part of 1 hour playing around like a kid again. Greatest of fun! Thanks for the posting....I had a blast with it!!!

Abby Girl June 09, 2010

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