Salt Dough Ornaments


  • 1 cup (250 mL) all-purpose flour, plus additional as needed
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) salt
  • 1/2 cup (125 mL) warm water


  1. Preheat the oven to 225°F (107°C).

  2. Add the flour, salt, and water to the Mixing Bowl. Stir with the Funny Face Kitchen Scraper until well blended. Let stand 3 minutes. (See Cook’s Tip). 

  3. Move the dough to a well-floured floured surface. Roll the dough out with a rolling pin until it’s ¼” (6 mm) thick (see Cook’s Tip).

  4. Lightly dip the Emoji Cookie Cutters in flour. Cut out as many ornaments as you can. Using the Mini Nylon Turner to move the ornaments to a cookie sheet.

  5. Using a drinking straw or skewer, cut a hole in the top of the ornaments.

  6. Bake 2½ hours, turning ornaments over halfway through the bake time. Remove the cookie sheet from the oven to a cooling rack. Using the turner, transfer the ornaments to the cooling rack. 

  7. When completely cooled, decorate as desired (see Cook’s Tip). 


  • 8  servings of  ornaments

Cook's Tips:

Dough can be colored using food coloring. Add enough food coloring until desired shade is reached.

Ornaments can be decorated by outlining faces with glue and sprinkling with glitter. Acrylic paint or opaque paint markers can also be used. Dry completely. Insert ribbon or string through holes and tie to hang.

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