The Story Of Easter In A Cookie

Telling The Story Of The Easter Resurrection With A Cookie.

Resurrection Empty Tomb

There are many delicious cookie recipes for Easter.

This recipe for Easter cookies comes with an Easter story and does not require active baking.

This would make for a wonderful project for Easter eve night and delicious cookies for dessert on Easter day!

You will need:

  • one cup of whole pecans
  • one teaspoon of vinegar
  • three egg whites
  • pinch of salt
  • one cup of sugar

You can tell the story as you process the ingredients.

The story is especially good for young children but adults can also benefit from a reminder of the story.

  1. Start by preheating the oven to 300 degrees.
  2. place pecans in a baggie and have the children crush them with a wood hammer, explaining that when Jesus was arrested he was beaten.
  3. Have the children smell the vinegar, explaining that when Jesus was thirsty on the cross, He was given vinegar to drink.
  4. As you add the egg whites, explain that white represents life.
  5. When adding salt, explain that salty tears shed as Jesus was placed on the cross and died.
  6. Now add the sugar and beat all ingredients for about 10 to 12 minutes, until the mixture forms stiff peaks.
  7. Spoon the mixture onto a cookie sheet covered with wax paper.
  8. Place in the oven, close the oven and turn the oven off.
  9. Have the children use a tape to seal the oven door, explaining the tomb was sealed with Jesus inside the tomb.
  10. In the morning, have the children remove the tape and bring out the cookies.

When they bite into it, the cookies will be hollow, like the empty tomb!