Not sure what the true meaning of Easter is? Then let this cookie recipe tell you the story. Each step of the recipe has an accompanying bible verse that symbolizes the Easter story of Jesus’ death and resurrection. This recipe is a fun way to use your senses of taste, touch and sight to share the Easter story with your family and friends!
|The Easter Story Cookie|| |
- 1 cup pecan halves
- 1 tsp white vinegar
- 3 egg whites
- 1 pinch salt
- ¾ cup sugar
- Preheat oven to 300°F.
- Place pecans in zipper baggie and let children beat them with the wooden spoon or mallet to break into small pieces. Set aside.
- Let each child smell the vinegar, then place into a large mixing bowl.
- Add egg whites to bowl.
- Sprinkle a little salt into each child's hand. Let them taste it and brush the rest into the bowl.
- So far, the ingredients are not very appetizing. Add the sugar.
- Beat with a mixer on high speed until stiff peaks are formed (5-8 minutes).
- Fold in broken nuts. Drop by teaspoonfulls onto a parchment lined cookie sheet.
- Put the cookie sheet in the preheated oven, close the door and turn the oven OFF.
- Give each child a piece of tape and seal the oven door. Explain that Jesus' tomb was sealed.
- Go to bed.
- On Easter morning, open the oven and give everyone a cookie. Notice the cracked surface and take a bite. The cookies are hollow!
FAQ: Is Vinegar Safe?