Colorful Dough Ornaments

These colorful ornaments are fun to make with children of all ages. Enjoy creating your own family tradition for decorating the tree. Photo credit: Katie Goodman from Good Life Eats.

Serves: Makes about 30 ornaments.
30 mins Prep time 1 hr Cook time
30 mins Prep time
1 hr Cook time
  • Preheat oven to 250°F. Mix flour and salt in small bowl. Mix water and drops of food color specified below. Stir into flour mixture. Knead with hands about 10 minutes or until dough is smooth and color is well distributed.

  • Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness on a clean surface. Cut with cookie cutters. Transfer to baking sheet.

  • Make a hole in top of ornaments with drinking straw. Spray ornaments with no stick cooking spray to seal in color.

  • Bake 1 hour or allow 2 days to air dry. Insert ribbon through holes and tie to hang.

Cooking tip

Ornament Colors:
• Blue Ice: 25 blue, 5 red
• Cranberry: 60 red, 6 blue
• Wintergreen: 28 green, 4 blue
• Holly Red: 50 red
• Jingle Bell Green: 30 green
• Starlight Yellow: 10 yellow

Nutrition information

Nutritional Information coming soon!