After these have been baked, discover that there is an “Empty Tomb” in the center of each bun, along with some sweetness at the bottom – yum!!!
Favorite prepared yeast dough recipe or frozen crescent rolls Melted butter Large marshmallows Cinnamon White Sugar
Mix cinnamon and sugar in a bowl. Roll a marshmallow in melted butter and then in the cinnamon-sugar mixture. Enclose sugared marshmallow in a small amount of dough, sealing together well. After placing on cookie sheets, let the buns rise until almost doubled in size. Then bake for 10-12 minutes in a 350-375° F oven. Immediately remove buns from trays, especially if any of the sugary mixture has seeped out of any buns.
Notes Prepared buns may be placed seam-side down on the tray for a smooth bun look.
seam-side up for a slightly rougher look like that of a rock. Seam-side up also helps to prevent more seepage of the sugary mixture.
Plain marshmallows (without melted butter and the cinnamon-sugar mixture) may also be placed in the dough. Without butter, the dough is easier to seal.
- Marshmallow - body of Jesus
- Butter and cinnamon-sugar mixture – the oil and spices Jesus’ body was anointed with
- Dough – the tomb
- Cavity in bun – the empty tomb