Easter Empty Tomb Cookies Story (Recipe and Video)

Easter Empty Tomb Cookie recipe and video

Tell the Easter story to your kids in a unique way with these Easter Empty Tomb Cookies. Not only will they see a visual representation of the death and burial of Jesus in a simple, easy to understand way, everyone will get a yummy treat, too. BONUS!

FYI…you can watch the recipe video over on the ModMomTV Facebook page and share it with a friend, too!

Easter Empty Tomb Cookies Video

Here are the supplies you’ll need to tell the Easter Empty Tomb Cookies story:

  • Ziploc Bag
  • Booking mallet or wooden spoon
  • Kitchen mixer
  • Wax Paper
  • Masking tape
  • Bible

Empty Tomb Cookies Ingredients:

Easter Story Empty Tomb Cookies Recipe


Before you start…

easter story tomb cookies recipe


Read John 19:1-3 ~ Jesus was beaten for our sins; beat the nuts with a cooking mallet; set aside.

Easter Empty Tomb Cookies story

Read John 19:28-30 – Jesus drank something like vinegar (gall), sniff the fragrance, dip finger in and taste, too; place the vinegar in a mixing bowl.

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Read John 10:10-11 – Egg whites symbolize Jesus’ holy, innocent life; add whites to the bowl with the vinegar.

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Read Luke 23:27 – the bitter tears of the women; taste a few grains, remember your own sins; add the salt to the bowl.

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Read Psalm 34:8 and John 3:16 – Sweet salvation! Taste and see; add to the bowl.

easter tomb cookies recipe


Crank up the mixer and let it go while you read from Isaiah 1:18 and John 3:1-3; let the mixer go for about 12-15 MINUTES; this needs to be VERY stiff!

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Read Matthew 27:57-60 – Fold the nuts into the egg-sugar mixture; this symbolizes the rocks in the garden.

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Using a scoop or knife & spoon, drop by spoon into mounds (to resemble a rocky tomb); put into the oven and turn it OFF!

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Read Matthew 27:65-66 – The tomb is sealed; use two pieces of tape (5-6 inches long) to “seal” the door edges (symbolically).

Empty Tomb Easter Cookies

Read John 16:20 & 22 – Consider these passages, then go to bed!


NEXT MORNING: Read Matthew 28:1-9 – Jesus is risen! Behold–the empty tomb! Unseal the oven door, take out the cookies, break or bite one in half — it should be hollow inside—empty—just like the Tomb!

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He is risen! He is risen, indeed! Hallelujah!


Recipe courtesy of Food.com