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Dries whiter than the first version of this recipe, but requires cooking.

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Air Dry or Bake Clay #2
 • 1/4 cup salt
 • 1/4 cup hot water
 • 1/8 cup cold water
 • 1/4 cup cornstarch
 1.  In a saucepan, boil salt and hot water.
 2.  Stir cornstarch and cold water together in a separate bowl. Once the cornstarch dissolves, add this
     mixture to the boiling water. Whisk constantly
 3.  Reduce heat to low and cook until mixture is a stiff dough. Make sure to stir constantly so it doesn't
 4.  Drop dough onto table and, once cool, knead for 5 minutes until firm.
 5.  Roll out the dough to about inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters (just like you would cookies).
 6.  Store extra in a plastic bag for up to 3 weeks.
 7.  You can let air dry for 48 hours (in a dry, breezy location)
 8.  OR Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Bake on a foil covered cookie sheet for about 1 hour
 9.  Paint with acrylic or tempra paints. (acrylic cover better, but don't wash out of clothes)


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