Ornament Dough

"A dough to make xmas ornaments or your child's hand print.*Update since I posted last* Its been a while since I made this dough, and a member reminded me that yes you will need more than 1/3 cup water,simply add enough water to mixture to form a moist biscuit type dough to work with."
Ornament Dough created by NcMysteryShopper
Ready In:


  • 1 cup flour
  • 13 cup water
  • 12 cup salt
  • 2 -3 drops food coloring (optional)
  • glitter (optional)


  • Slowly add water to flour. Mix in salt and optional ingredients.
  • Knead with hands about 3 minutes.
  • Roll out dough 1/2 to 1 inch thick depending on your craft project in mind.
  • Cut out whatever shapes you want. Bake 300°F for 25 minutes on each side, or until hardened. Be sure to punch a tiny hole at the top of ornament before baking.
  • When time is up, let cool at room temperature, then decorate with paints, glitters, etc.
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  1. Dessert Dawn
    Made these for my pets Christmas 2015. I followed the directions exactly. Super easy and they appear they'll be easy to paint too. Next time, I'll press some glitter into the dough before I bake them.
  2. Jmommy209
    Super easy to make and fun to use. My 3 year old loved cutting out "owmanents fo da Kismas twee"! How fun.
  3. lbrtdc
    My kids and I had a great time making ornaments. Thanks for the easy and fun recipe.
  4. skyeblu
    I wanted to love this recipe, but I tried it three times and it didn't work for me. All three times I used it to make my children's hand print ornaments, so perhaps a smaller cookie-cutter type one would have worked. I baked them the recommended time, but after the second bake, they were always a little brown. In addition, even though they browned, the ornaments remained soft in the middle. I even left them out on drying racks for days, but they never hardened. I did use the 2/3 cup water another reviewer mentioned, perhaps I should have played with it more before going right to 2/3 cup. On a plus, the dough rolled out beautifully and was easy to work. I really wish I had more success since it is a great idea for grandma gifts and my children's prints really looked cute in the dough.
  5. bonjovi4ever
    Easy to make. We had to make my daughter cookies after making these. She wanted to eat the ornaments. Will make more again. Thanks for posting.

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