This recipe has been passed down to us from our aunt and has been a favorite of many preschool teachers. We make it all the time – even the kids love to help! This recipe can be doubled or even tripled, but any more than that gets tricky.
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 cup salt
- 2 Tbsp. oil
- 2 tsp. cream of tartar
- 1 cup of water
- food coloring
Mix all of the ingredients together in a pot (nonstick if you have it). Cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently until it forms a ball. Turn out onto a counter, let cool, then knead a few times. You can mix food coloring in before or after you cook it. It keeps the best in the refrigerator.
Some add-ins include:
- different extracts (vanilla, peppermint, etc.)
- sugar-free drink mix packets
The possibilities are endless!
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