Bug Fun Dough

Bug Fun Dough


  • 1 1/4 cups Original Bisquick mix
  • 1/4 cup salt
  • 1 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon food color


  1. Stir Bisquick, salt and cream of tartar in 4-cup microwavable measuring cup until mixed; set aside.
  2. Mix water and food color in liquid measuring cup.
  3. Stir a small amount of colored water at a time into dry mixture until all water is added. Microwave uncovered on HIGH for 1 minute. Scrape mixture from side of cup and stir.
  4. Microwave uncovered for 2 to 3 minutes longer, stirring every minute, until mixture almost forms a ball.
  5. Let dough stand uncovered for about 3 minutes.
  6. Remove dough from measuring cup, using spoon. Knead dough in your hands or on the counter about 1 minute or until smooth. (If dough is sticky, add 1 to 2 tablespoons Bisquick.)
  7. Cool for about 15 minutes.
  8. Use dough to make shapes and designs.
  9. Store in tightly covered container in refrigerator.

Recipe and photo credit: Betty Crocker

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