Easter Story Cookies

Here’s a great recipe to do with your children the night before Easter Sunday—–our family has used this recipe for years – from preschool parties, fun at home, etc.  It’s a wonderful way to tell the story of Easter to young ones.  Hope you enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • 1 teaspoon distilled white vinegar
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 cup white sugar

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 Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Place pecans in a resealable plastic baggie. Crush the pecans into small bits. Read John 19:1-3
  3. Put 1 teaspoon vinegar into a medium bowl. Read John 19:28-30
  4. Add egg whites to the vinegar. Read John 10:10-11
  5. Sprinkle salt into the egg whites. Read Luke 23:27
  6. So far, the mixture isn’t very appetizing. Add 1cup sugar. Read Psalm 34:8 and John 3:16. Beat with mixer on high speed for 12 to 15 minutes until stiff peaks are formed. Read Isaiah 1:18 and John 3:1-3.
  7. Fold in broken nuts. Drop by teaspoons onto parchment paper lined baking sheet. Read Matthew 27:57-60.
  8. Place cookies in the oven close the door and turn the oven off. Read Matthew 27:65-66.
  9. Go to bed. Read John 16:20 and 22.
  10. In the morning open the oven and take out the cookies. Read Matthew 28:1-9.  {When you open them they will be empty!}
Happy Easter!

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