The Best Play Dough Recipe

Recipe by helowy
READY IN: 20mins
YIELD: 1 batch
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2 12
    cups flour, plus more
  • 12
    cup salt
  • 1
    tablespoon alum (a preservative usually found with the spices at the grocery)
  • 1 34
  • 2
    tablespoons salad oil
  • food coloring
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DIRECTIONS

  • Mix flour and salt in a large bowl.
  • In a glass measuring cup, mix alum, water, oil, and color and add to the flour/salt mixture. Stir until slightly cool.
  • Knead well, adding flour until it stops sticking to your hands.
  • Keep in an airtight container when not in use.
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RECIPE MADE WITH LOVE BY

@helowy
Contributor
“This recipe is from my children's preschool art teacher. This truly is the best ever playdough recipe. It will last for several months in an airtight container. No refrigeration is needed. In addition to the food coloring you can add extracts or spices to give it different smells, though these can change how much flour you need to add.”