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Easter Story Cookies Recipe

Looking for an easy Easter Story Cookies recipe? Learn how to make Easter Story Cookies using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by coffeelover2000

Makes 24 servings



Cool story for the children at Easter! Hollow cookies representing that Jesus has risen!

Recipe Ingredients for Easter Story Cookies

2 cups pecans
6 egg whites
2 cups sugar
2 teaspoons vinegar
1/8 teaspoon salt

Recipe Directions for Easter Story Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees

  2. Place pecans in zip lock bag and have children hit the bag breaking them into small pieces. Explain that Jesus was beat up just as the pecans.

  3. Add vinegar to mixing bowl. Let children smell it and explain that this was what Jesus was given to drink while on the cross.

  4. Add egg whites to vinegar. Explain to kids that eggs represent life. Jesus gave His life to give us life.

  5. Sprinkle a little salt into each child's hand. Let them taste it and brush the rest into the bowl. Explain that this represents the salty tears shed by Jesus' followers, and the bitterness of our sin.

  6. Add sugar and explain the sweetest part of the story is that Jesus died because He loves us. He wants us to know and belong to Him.

  7. Beat with electric mixer on high speed about 15 minutes until batter forms a stiff peak. Explain that the color white represents the purity in God's eyes of those whose sins have been cleansed by Jesus.

  8. Fold in broken nuts.

  9. Drop by teaspoons onto a cookie sheet lined with wax paper. explain that each mound represents the rocky tomb where Jesus' body was laid.

  10. Put cookies into the oven and turn off oven. Give each child a piece of tape and seal the oven door. Explain that Jesus' tomb was sealed tight. Explain to children that they may feel sad to leave the cookies in the oven over night. Jesus' followers were in despair when the tomb was sealed. In the morning on Easter, open the oven and give a cookie to each child. Notice the cracked surface and take a bite. The cookie is hollow! On the first Easter Jesus' followers were amazed to find the tomb opened and empty! He has risen!

  11. Happy Easter everyone!

Categories

Dessert, Easter

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 34.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
131
Calories from Fat
58
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.4g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.5g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
26mg
1%
Potassium
51mg
1%
Total Carbohydrates
17.9g
6%
Dietary Fiber
0.8g
3%
Sugars
17.0g
Protein
1.7g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 1% Iron 1%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
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