Happy Easter from the LowCarbRecipeBox!

Resurrection Cookies – Low Carb version 
Makes 36 cookies

  3  egg whites 
  1  pinch  salt
  1  teaspoon  vinegar
  1  cup  splenda granular
  1  cup  pecans — chopped
a zipper baggy
1 wooden spoon
scotch tape
Bible

Instructions:
These are to be made the evening before Easter. 
Preheat oven to 300F.* (this is very important — don’t wait until you are half done with the recipe).

Place pecans in zipper baggy and let children beat them with the wooden spoon
to break into small pieces. 
Explain that after Jesus was arrested, He was beaten by the Roman soldiers. 
Read: John 19:1-3

Let each child smell the vinegar. 
Put 1 teaspoon vinegar into mixing bowl.
Explain that when Jesus was thirsty on the cross, He was given vinegar to drink.
Read: John 19:28-30

Add egg whites to vinegar.  Eggs represent life. 
Explain that Jesus gave His life to give us life.
Read: John 10:10&11

Sprinkle a little salt into each child’s hand. 
Let them taste it and brush the rest into the bowl. 
Explain that this represents the salty tears shed by Jesus’ followers, and
the bitterness of our own sin.
Read: Luke 23:27

So far the ingredients are not very appetizing. 
Add 1 cup Splenda.  Explain that the sweetest part of the story is that Jesus
died because He loves us.
He wants us to know and belong to Him.
Read: Psalm 34:8 and John 3:16

Beat with a mixer on high speed for 12 to 15 minutes until stiff peaks are
formed.
Explain that the color white represents the purity in God’s eyes of those whose
sins have been cleansed by Jesus.
Read: Isaiah 1:18 and John 3:1-3

Fold in broken nuts. 
Drop by teaspoon onto waxed paper covered cookie sheet.
Explain that each mound represents the rocky tomb where Jesus’ body was laid.
Read: Matthew 27:57-60

Put the cookie sheet in the 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.
Read: Matthew 27:65-66

GO TO BED!

Explain that they may feel sad to leave the cookies in the oven overnight.
Jesus’ followers were in despair when the tomb was sealed.
Read: John 16:20&22

On Resurrection Sunday (Easter) morning, open the oven and give everyone a
cookie.  Notice the cracked surface and take a bite. 

The cookies are hollow!

On the first Easter, Jesus’ followers were amazed to find the tomb open and
empty. Read: Matthew 28:1-9

~Source for these cookies is unknown.
Per serving: 21 Calories (kcal); 1g Protein; 1g Carbohydrate; trace Fiber

LowCarbRecipeBox : Message: Resurrection Cookies – Low Carb version
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