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!
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
Empty Tomb Cookies Ingredients:
Easter Story Empty Tomb Cookies Recipe
Before you start…
Read John 19:1-3 ~ Jesus was beaten for our sins; beat the nuts with a cooking mallet; set aside.
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.
Read John 10:10-11 – Egg whites symbolize Jesus’ holy, innocent life; add whites to the bowl with the vinegar.
Read Luke 23:27 – the bitter tears of the women; taste a few grains, remember your own sins; add the salt to the bowl.
Read Psalm 34:8 and John 3:16 – Sweet salvation! Taste and see; add to the bowl.
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!
Read Matthew 27:57-60 – Fold the nuts into the egg-sugar mixture; this symbolizes the rocks in the garden.
Using a scoop or knife & spoon, drop by spoon into mounds (to resemble a rocky tomb); put into the oven and turn it OFF!
Read Matthew 27:65-66 – The tomb is sealed; use two pieces of tape (5-6 inches long) to “seal” the door edges (symbolically).
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!
He is risen! He is risen, indeed! Hallelujah!