Telling The Story Of The Easter Resurrection With A Cookie.
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.
- Start by preheating the oven to 300 degrees.
- place pecans in a baggie and have the children crush them with a wood hammer, explaining that when Jesus was arrested he was beaten.
- Have the children smell the vinegar, explaining that when Jesus was thirsty on the cross, He was given vinegar to drink.
- As you add the egg whites, explain that white represents life.
- When adding salt, explain that salty tears shed as Jesus was placed on the cross and died.
- Now add the sugar and beat all ingredients for about 10 to 12 minutes, until the mixture forms stiff peaks.
- Spoon the mixture onto a cookie sheet covered with wax paper.
- Place in the oven, close the oven and turn the oven off.
- Have the children use a tape to seal the oven door, explaining the tomb was sealed with Jesus inside the tomb.
- 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!