Easter Resurrection rolls, also called empty tomb rolls are the perfect east Easter Rolls Recipe. These resurrection roll recipe is perfect for Easter morning breakfast, dinner or dessert all while teaching the kids the Easter Story! With only 4 ingredients, these are the easiest Easter Rolls ever!
Easter Resurrection Rolls Recipe
I love finding ways to teach my kids while making it fun and these Resurrection Rolls are a great way to share with my kids the story of Easter and the resurrection of Jesus while having a tasty treat. This Easter Resurrection Rolls Recipe is one of our favorite Easter Recipes. Resurrection Rolls are a sweet and easy to make Easter recipe that everyone will love.
There are lots of tasty Easter recipes that we make year after year, including our Resurrection Cookies. Just like our Easter cookies, these rolls have multiple names that people call them. These rolls are referred to as Empty Tomb Rolls, Easter Rolls, Jesus Rolls, and a few other names as well. Whatever you choose to call these Resurrection rolls when you put them on the table for Easter dinner, brunch, or breakfast. I can tell you that it won’t matter because everyone will love them.
Making these resurrection buns at Easter time is a great tradition to start with the kids. We have been doing it for years and it is always a great time and the kids continue to learn the Easter story of Jesus while having fun in the kitchen. Sometimes we enjoy them before Easter, sometimes for Easter breakfast and sometimes with our Easter dinner. It all depends on the time we have and what other Easter fun we are doing, but regardless of when we make them it is always fun and we get a tasty treat!
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How to Tell the Easter Story with Biscuits
Not only do these treats taste amazing if you are wanting to give your child a Bible and cooking lesson at the same time it is easy to do so. Just like the Resurrection cookies, these Resurrection Rolls are a great way to tell the Easter story. When you are making these Resurrection Rolls you are wrapping a marshmallow inside of a roll.
When the Resurrection Rolls are done baking the marshmallow is no longer seen inside the roll, however, the sweet taste from the marshmallow is there. Just like when Jesus’s followers saw him be put into the tomb, but in the morning he was no longer there.
If you are wanting to tell your kids the real meaning of Easter while making this easy Easter recipe, while the oven is baking read Bible Verse John 19. It will tell the Easter story and makes for a great Easter lesson.
Unravel the biscuit or crescent dough and explain to the kids that this represents the cloth that Jesus was wrapped in.
Explain to the kids that the marshmallow represents Jesus’ body.
Wrap the marshmallow up with the roll and this represents the tomb that Jesus was placed in.
Bake the resurrection rolls in the oven and when you remove them break one open and they will see that the marshmallow is no longer there. Just like Jesus’ body was no longer in the tomb.
This resurrection rolls recipe is a delicious way to teach the true meaning of Easter.
Tips for Making This Recipe
The Resurrection Rolls only need a few ingredients to make them, marshmallows, refrigerated biscuits or crescent rolls (I use Pillsbury ones), cinnamon, and butter.
- Use homemade Marshmallows. If you want to, you can make your own homemade marshmallows to use in this recipe.
- Use homemade biscuits. If you are not a fan of refrigerated biscuits you can use homemade biscuits.
- Use crescent rolls. If you are not a fan of biscuits you can also use canned crescent roll dough.
- Bake them on the baking sheet seem side down.
- You can line a baking sheet with parchment paper if you want to.
Easter Resurrection Rolls Ingredients
- 8 ounces mini marshmallows or 8 large marshmallows
- 8 refrigerated biscuits or crescent rolls
- 2 tablespoons cinnamon
- 1/4 cup butter
How to Make Easter Resurrection Rolls
Place the butter in a bowl and microwave for 30-45 seconds until melted.
Roll out each biscuit thin with a rolling pin.
Toss marshmallows in the melted butter.
Put 5-6 mini marshmallows (or if using big marshmallows, use 1 marshmallow in each) on top of the flattened biscuit. Place the biscuit on a baking sheet.
Sprinkle with cinnamon.
Bake in the oven for 10 minutes (till golden brown on top).
Let cool for a few minutes and cut them open and you will see that the melted marshmallow is no longer seen.
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- Easy Fruit Salad
Easter Resurrection Rolls Recipe
- Place the butter in a bowl and microwave for 30-45 seconds until melted.
- Roll out each biscuit thin with a rolling pin.
- Toss marshmallows in the melted butter.
- Put 5-6 mini marshmallows (or if using large marshmallows, use 1 marshmallow in each) on top of the flattened biscuit.
- Sprinkle with cinnamon.
- Bake in over for 10 minutes (till Golden brown on top).
- Let cool for a few minutes and cut them open and you will see that the marshmallow is no longer seen.
12 Weight Watchers SmartPoints per biscuit on the Freestyle program.