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Monday, March 24, 2008

Resurrection Rolls

My mother in law told us about these yesterday. She and Pops made them with some of the grandkids for Easter yesterday. It is such a cool way to explain the Easter story to the little ones....and yummy too!

Resurrection Rolls

You will need:

* 1 package Cresent rolls
* melted butter
* large marshmallows
* cinnamon
* sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Give each child a triangle of cresent rolls.
The cresent roll represents the cloth that Jesus was wrapped in.

Give each child a marshmallow.
This represents Jesus and His purity.

Have child dip the marshmallow in melted butter.
This represents the oils of embalming.

Dip the buttered marshmallow in the cinnamon and sugar.
This represents the spices used to annoint the body of Jesus.

Wrap the coated marshmallow tightly in the cresent roll
(not like a typical cresent roll up, but bring the sides up and seal the marshmallow inside)
This represents the wrapping of Jesus' body after death.

Place in a 350 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes.
The oven represents the tomb (pretend like it was 3 days and nights!)

When the rolls have cooled slightly, the children can open their rolls (cloths) and discover that Jesus is no longer there, While the children enjoy the rolls, explain that knowing Jesus is alive and he loves us feels so good, like the rolls taste good and sweet.


The marshmallow melts and the cresent roll is puffed up,
but like the tomb - IT IS EMPTY!


Victoria said...

I'm all over this next Easter! Such a cute idea!

jeanne winters said...

What a fun idea! Next year my daughter will be just old enough to get this! Thanks!