Easy Resurrection Rolls Recipe – Teach Kids About Easter

Resurrection Rolls Recipe

This Resurrection Rolls Recipe is a great cooking activity to do with your kids while teaching them the true meaning of Easter.  We do these every year. You can also try Resurrection Cookies.  They are both great but the rolls really got the point across with the kids about the empty tomb.  And just let me tell you how yummy they are!

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Resurrection Rolls

Here is what you’ll need:
1 can refrigerated crescent roll dough (8 rolls)
8 large marshmallows
Melted butter
Cinnamon
Sugar

Icing (optional- but well worth it!)
Powdered Sugar
Milk
Mix together till you get consistency you want

Directions:

Give each child one triangle shaped section of crescent roll. Tell them the crescent represents the tomb or the cave where Christ was buried.
Each child takes one marshmallow which represents the body of Christ.
Dip the marshmallow in the butter and roll in cinnamon and sugar mixture. This represents the oils and spices the body was anointed with upon burial.
Lay the marshmallow on the dough and carefully wrap it around the marshmallow.
Make sure all seams are pinched together well. (Otherwise the marshmallow will “ooze” out of the seams)
Bake according to package directions on the crescent tube.
Drizzle with icing if you made it.  Cool, then serve and show the kids how the tomb is now empty and Christ has risen!

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Resurrection Rolls
My kids wanted to try using 2, to see if it would make them bigger, but really it was too much dough and they didn’t rise correctly.  That’s why the one picture shows 2 pieces with the marshmallow.  I forgot to take a picture with the 1 triangle.