DIY Salt Dough Ornaments


Our favorite part about the holidays is the chance to partake in traditions, new & old, with loved ones. One of those tried and true traditions is salt dough ornaments! Read along for a borrowed recipe so simple even Santa’s reindeer could make them!



  • 2 c flour

  • 1 c salt

  • 3/4 + c water



  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees

  2. Mix flour & salt together

  3. Add water, mix well

  4. If your mixture is still a little dry, add additional water until barely moist

  5. Knead until smooth

  6. Roll out dough to desired thickness

  7. Cut with cookie cutters

  8. Punch a hole to hang/tie with

  9. Bake 20 minutes on a parchment lined cookie sheet

  10. Flip over and bake 10 additional minutes


* Baking time will vary based on your cookie cutter size. For smaller, more delicate ornaments, reduce baking time. For large ornaments, increase baking time.