A tradition in our family is to make “Resurrection rolls” for Easter Sunday morning. In fact, I used to bring a 9 x 13” pan to the youth room every year, but I’ve gotten out of this habit. Most kids & teens love these rolls. Hey, most adults love them, too!
What I enjoy most about the rolls is that they are easy to make, they help foster making Easter memories for kids, and they assist in teaching younger kiddos the real meaning of the Easter story and what the empty tomb signifies.
After Jesus was crucified & died on the cross, they placed His body in a tomb. The next day, when Mary Magdalene arrived at the tomb, she saw the stone had been rolled away and His body was no longer there. The empty tomb was the first evidence of the resurrection of Jesus!
In John 20:1-30, the Scripture states that Jesus appeared to several. In John 20:17-18, Jesus said to Mary Magdalene, “Do not hold on to me, for I have not yet ascended to the Father. Go instead to my brothers and tell them, ‘I am ascending to my Father and your Father, to my God and your God.’”
And in John 20:30-31, it is written, “Jesus performed many other signs in the presence of his disciples, which are not recorded in this book. But these are written that you may believe that Jesus is the Messiah, the Son of God, and that by believing you may have life in his name.”
Knowing Christ has risen and He will return again for us gives me hope and peace. I praise His name, Jesus, Christ the King, the Resurrected One. The tomb is empty. He is risen! He is risen, indeed!
To view the recipe, click below. (Options - I don’t use the nuts, I use Rhodes frozen dough balls, and I make a 9 x 13” pan):
(When you have time, I encourage you to look up the 7.5 minute song, Resurrecting, by Elevation Worship’s album, Here As In Heaven).