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Salt Dough Recipe

This Salt Dough Recipe is a super cute way of keeping the memory of just how little your kids hands were when they were little. This has just three ingredients and is very simple to do.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time2 hrs 30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Keyword: salt dough
Servings: 1
Author: Jill


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 cup salt
  • ½ cup water


  • In a medium mixing bowl, mix together the salt and the water until mostly dissolved.
  • Add in the flour and kneed until it forms playdough like consistency. If it is still sticky add a little more flour.
  • Roll out into the shape of your choice- I chose a heart. Using a toothpick add the year and names to the plaque.
  • Place the dough on a parchment paper-lined cookie sheet.
  • Press the little feet into the dough to make prints. You can also use hands or paws if you want! If the prints do not come out clear you can roll up the dough and redo it.
  • Bake at 200 for approximately 2 ½  hours or until the dough has hardened.
  • Once it has cooled off completely paint the plaque the color of your choice.