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Paula’s Play Dough

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Servings: 15


  • 1 cup cold water
  • 1 cup table salt
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • food coloring


In a large mixing bowl, stir together the water, salt and oil. Add a few drops of food coloring at this point. In a separate medium mixing bowl, sift together the flour and cornstarch. Add a half cup of dry ingredients to the wet ingredients at a time, mixing thoroughly with each addition. With cornstarch on your hands, knead the play dough until the right consistency. Store in a zip top bag.