Resurrection Rolls

 Posted by on March 25, 2011  Add comments
Mar 252011

Since Easter is just around the corner I thought I would post our recipe for Resurrection Rolls.  I hope it will be a great addition to your Easter celebration.

resurrection rolls Enjoy!

Preheat Oven to 350 degrees

Crescent rolls
Melted butter
Large marshmallows

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

Read Matthew 27:57-61

1. Give each child a marshmallow. This represents Jesus.
2. Have him/her dip the marshmallow in melted butter. This represents the oils of embalming.
3. Now dip the buttered marshmallow in the cinnamon and sugar which represents the spices used to anoint the body.
4. Then wrap up the coated marshmallow tightly in the crescent roll (not like a typical crescent roll up, but bring the sides up and seal the marshmallow inside.) This represents the wrapping of Jesus’ body after death.
5. Place in a 350 degree oven for 10-12 minutes. (The oven represents the tomb – pretend like it was three days!)
6. Let the rolls cool slightly. The children can open their rolls (cloth) and discover that Jesus is no longer there, HE IS RISEN!!!! (The marshmallow melts and the crescent roll is puffed up, but empty.)

Now read Matthew 28:5-8

Kim has been married for twenty-three years, a minister’s wife for  more than twenty years. She has eight children and   has been homeschooling for fourteen years. She would like to say she reads, travels and does all kinds of wonderful things in her spare time, but the truth is she spends her spare time doing laundry.

  7 Responses to “Resurrection Rolls”

  1. I love that their so easy to make!

  2. Oops…they’re. It’s early. 🙂

  3. Thanks for sharing this. I love this website. You’re all very open, honest, and inspiring.

  4. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe! 🙂 I’ve found that children really appreciate visual and tangible stories/lessons like this! I really appreciate Habits too — I definitely see it (as Tricia said) a “sister site” to Passionate Purposeful Parenting. 🙂 So appreciate all of your hearts!

  5. I will HAVE to try this!

  6. Thank you so much for this recipe! it’s delishhhhh!!! my boys loved the story and the desserts! i think mine i didn’t tight it off enough we could see the marshmallows coming out but didn’t matter we loved it!!!! Thank you again!

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