Gingerbread & Peppermint Playdough recipe with printable labels. Great gift idea!

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This Gingerbread & Peppermint Play dough recipe is so fun!! Kids love to make the play dough, and they love playing with it too. It smells great and is a perfect holiday activity and hostess gift for your friends who have kids or grandchildren.

Plus I’ve even got printable labels for you to use!! These make a super cute Christmas gift or stocking stuffer!! Your kids will love this so be sure to pin it!containers of homemade peppermint play dough and homemade gingerbread play dough with ribbons and cute labels, with a cookie cutter attached

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Containers of Gingerbread and Peppermint Playdough with ribbons and cute labels, with a cookie cutter attached, with play dough on the counter with a rolling pin

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • food coloring

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. In a Medium Sized Pan whisk together your Flour, Salt and Cream of Tartar.
  2. Add Water and Oil.
  3. Add Food Coloring if desired.
  4. Whisk until you have a smooth consistency with no lumps.
  5. Place your pan over low heat and stir constantly until your mixture thickens. This will take 3-5 minutes and you will need a strong arm. When you have a big ball/lump, your dough is finished.
  6. Knead your dough for a minute or two.
  7. Store in a Sealed container.

GINGERBREAD SCENTED PLAY DOUGH
Just a few changes to make the play dough into gingerbread scented play dough!
Add these ingredients into the above dry ingredients:

  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg

Add these ingredients into the wet ingredients before placing on heat:

  • 1/2 teaspoon Vanilla
  • Blue, yellow and red food coloring (until you have a brown color)

PEPPERMINT SCENTED PLAY DOUGH
Add these ingredients into the wet ingredients before placing on heat:

  • 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract
  • Red food coloring

Here is the link for the cutest little printable playdough labels!

Homemade Peppermint Play Dough label with a candy cane and red rings around it and Homemade Gingerbread Play Dough table with a gingerbread man and green rings around it

 

 

JB

2 comments on “Gingerbread & Peppermint Playdough recipe with printable labels. Great gift idea!”

  1. So cute & a great way to add to the lil ones stockings 🙂

  2. Looks fun to make.

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