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Modeling dough in a jar

Just like cookies in a jar, here's how to make modeling dough in a jar. Children will love to give this to someone special as a gift!



  • 2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of cream of tartar
  • 1-2 envelopes of unsweetened powdered juice (Kool-Aid) or 4 tablespoons of cocoa powder to make chocolaty dough.
  • A 1-litre Mason jar per child



  1. Combine all the ingredients together, adding the "flavour" of your choice.
  2. Deposit the mixture in the Mason jar and compact it to fit the entire contents in the jar.
  3. Seal the jar and decorate it as you wish.
  4. Add a few cookie cutters and a tag on which the recipe and the ingredients that must be added are listed.
  5. Offer the jar to someone special.

What to write on the tag:

Recipe for modeling dough in a jar


Ingredients that must be added to jar contents:

  • 2 cups of water
  • 2 tablespoons of baby oil or glycerin

What to do:

  1. Empty jar contents in a large microwave safe bowl.
  2. Add water and baby oil.
  3. Stir until mixture is homogeneous.
  4. Set bowl in microwave oven and cook for approximately 4 minutes, stopping the microwave oven every 45 seconds to stir the contents of the bowl until dough forms a ball.
  5. Once the dough forms a ball, return to microwave oven for the remaining time. There is no longer a need to stir the contents of the bowl. DO NOT MICROWAVE DOUGH FOR MORE THAN 4 MINUTES TOTAL TO AVOID BURNING.
  6. Set dough aside to cool.
  7. Store dough in the refrigerator or in an airtight container.
  8. Don't forget to write your dough "flavour" on the container for future use.

Caroline Allard is not responsible for the content of this article. The information mentioned in this article is the responsibility of the author. shall not be held responsible for any litigation or issues resulting from this article.


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