"Resurrection Cookies" Page
~Also known as Easter Story Cookies~
is a great recipe to teach your Children the REAL story of
Easter. That the Lord Jesus Christ
our Savior is not dead but has Risen. We serve a Risen Savior......
activity can be done as a "family" or for Sunday
School. Of course the Sunday School option might
be to hand it out to the class with a note to the parents. Grandparents might considering
doing this with their grandchildren this year too!!!
So Grab your Apron and Let's Get Started!!!!!!!
1 cup whole pecans
1 teaspoon vinegar
3 egg whites
a pinch salt
1 cup sugar
a zipper baggy
1 wooden spoon
These are to be made the evening before Easter. Preheat oven to 300F.
*** (this is very important --- don't wait until you are half done with the recipe).
Place pecans in zipper baggy and let children beat them with the wooden spoon
to break into small pieces. Explain that after Jesus was arrested. He
was beaten by the Roman soldiers. Read: John 19:1-3
each child smell the vinegar. Put 1 teaspoon vinegar into
Explain that when Jesus was thirsty on the cross He was given vinegar
to drink. Read: John 19:28-30
egg whites to vinegar. Eggs represent life. Explain
that Jesus gave His life
to give us life. Read: John 10:10&11
a little salt into each child's hand. Let them taste it and
brush the rest
into the bowl. Explain that this represents the salty tears shed by Jesus' followers,
and the bitterness of our own sin. Read: Luke 23:27
far the ingredients are not very appetizing. Add 1 cup
sugar. Explain that the
sweetest part of the story is that Jesus died because He loves us. He wants us to
know and belong to Him. Read: Psalm 34:8 and John 3:16
with a mixer on high speed for 12 to 15 minutes until stiff peaks
Explain that the color white represents the purity in God's eyes of those whose sins
have been cleansed by Jesus. Read: Isaiah 1:18 and John 3:1-3
in broken nuts. Drop by teaspoon onto waxed paper covered
Explain that each mound represents the rocky tomb where Jesus' body was laid.
Read: Matthew 27:57-60
Put the cookie sheet in the oven, close the door and turn the oven OFF.
each child a piece of tape and seal the oven door.
Explain that Jesus' tomb was sealed. Read: Matthew 27:65-66
GO TO BED!
that they may feel sad to leave the cookies in the oven
Jesus' followers were in despair when the tomb was sealed. Read: John 16:20&22
Resurrection Sunday (Easter) morning, open the oven and give
everyone a cookie. Notice the cracked
surface and take a bite. The cookies are hollow! On the first Easter Jesus' followers were amazed
to find the tomb open and empty. Read: Matthew 28:1-9
~Source for these cookies is unknown. Thank you Sue for sending it to me so that I could share it with others!!!~
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