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Easter Recipe: Resurrection Rolls


Easter Recipe: Resurrection Rolls

Resurrection Rolls

Resurrection Rolls are a fun cooking activity for you and the kids with a built in lesson about Easter.  It’s one of our family favorites.  Pin it now so you’ll have it handy in a few weeks for Easter.  Hope you enjoy!

Here’s what you’ll need:

An 8-ct package of Crescent rolls
8 marshmallows (plus a few extras for snitchers 🙂 )
Melted butter–a few tablespoons
cinnamon or cinnamon sugar

a few of your favorite pint-sized helpers!

Tell this story as you make your rolls:
The white of the marshmallow stands for Jesus being pure and without sin when He was crucified.  After He died, his friends took his body down from the cross.

They anointed his body with oil…

…and spices,

wrapped him in burial cloths,

and placed him in the tomb.

On the third day, they looked in the tomb…

…and found that it was empty!  Jesus had risen, and had given the world the sweet gift of salvation!

Aside from being super delicious, these little rolls are a great object lesson for sharing the real meaning of Easter with the special little ones in your life!

A few notes before you bake:

* Make sure your little helpers pinch the crescent roll dough tight.  Otherwise the marshmallow will ooze all over the cookie sheet, which isn’t quite as cool with the whole metaphor story 😉  You can also place them in cupcake liners in a cupcake pan, which will help contain any melted marshmallow.


*Just follow the baking instructions on the crescent roll can for times and temperatures.

*If you’re making this with a group of kids, bake each child’s roll on their own little piece of foil or parchment paper with their name on it so they can get their own to eat.

Happy Easter from our family to yours!

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