- 1 tube Crescent rolls
- melted butter
- large marshmallows
- 2 tsp. cinnamon
- 1/4 cup sugar
Mix together cinnamon and sugar mixture, set aside.
Read Matthew 27:57-61
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
- Unwrap cresent rolls. The cresent rolls represent the cloth that Jesus was wrapped in.
- The marshmallows represent Jesus.
- Dip the marshmallow in the melted butter. This represents the oils of embalming.
- Dip the buttered marshmallow in the cinnamon and sugar mixture, which represent the oils of embalming.
- Wrap up the coated marshmallow tightly in the crescent 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 his death.
- Place on a cookie sheet and bake for 10-12 minutes. The oven represents the tomb.
- Let the rolls cool slightly. When the rolls are opened you discover that they are empty, representing Jesus no longer in the tomb, but He has risen.
Read Matthew 28:5-8
This is a wonderful, simple way to portray the Easter story to children, and they love eating them. Now that our children are all grown, this is still a family favority that we do every year, and now are passing down to our Grandchildren.
Have a blessed Easter and remember to celebrate the real meaning of Easter, the death and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ!
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