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Play Dough

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  Unsifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Cooking oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cornstarch 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Food coloring 1 Drop

Combine flour, salt, cornstarch and alum in 2-quart glass bowl; gradually stir in water and oil until just about smooth.
Microwave on High, uncovered, 4 1/2 to 5 minutes or until mixture is very thick, stirring every minute (mixture will be lumpy).
Cool enough to handle.
Turn onto countertop and knead until smooth, about 2 minutes.
Divide dough into sections and knead in food coloring as desired.
Store each color separately in airtight containers in refrigerator.
It keeps for months and is a perfect rainy day diversion to have on hand.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1328 Calories from Fat 153

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.9%

Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 93031.7 mg3876.3%

Total Carbohydrates 259 g86.4%

Dietary Fiber 7.4 g29.7%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 26 g52%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 9.7% Iron 70.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Play Dough Recipe