Resurrection Rolls

Resurrection Rolls

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"A great Easter recipe to do with the kids! Rolls with marshmallows wrapped inside, which become hollow as they bake, it represents the tomb of Jesus on Easter morning, when you break them open they are empty inside!"


25 m servings 228 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 228 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 13.3 g
  • 20%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.1g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 322 mg
  • 13%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Lightly grease a baking sheet.
  2. Separate crescent rolls into individual triangles.
  3. In a small bowl, mix together cinnamon and sugar.
  4. Dip a marshmallow into melted butter, then roll in sugar mixture. Place marshmallow into the center of a dough triangle. Carefully wrap the dough around the marshmallow. Pinch the seams together tightly to seal in marshmallow as it melts. Place on a baking sheet. Repeat.
  5. Bake in a preheated oven until golden brown, about 15 minutes.


  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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  1. 73 Ratings


I found this recipe years ago and have been making them with my nieces, and then with my own kids every Easter ever since. A big family favorite. The kids always look forward to making them to...

Wow, thanks for a wonderful idea! I had no spills of the marshmallow -- only delicious, empty tombs! I dipped the marshmallows in butter, then rolled them in cinnamon-sugar. After rolling eac...

Having read that other reviewers had difficulty with the marshmallow leaking out, I pinched and sealed mine so that NOTHING could get through the dough. Wrong! Some marshmallow seeped out of e...

I made these years ago and jumped on AllRecipes to find a good recipe to do them again. This one is perfect, except for one thing: 400 degrees for fifteen minutes charred mine! I made a secon...

These are always good! Even my husband who does not like marshmallows will eat them. After making several times I've found that the best way to contain the marshmallow ooze is to cook them in gr...

I am so glad that I tried these before Easter Sunday morning. This batch was a flop for me....and I cooked them exactly like the recipe called for. My "tombs" collapsed! I am going to try them a...

Delicious! I didn't close some of the rolls all the way, but it just made a little enterance to the cave. Topped with "glory icing" (confectioner's sugar, melted butter, and milk) and they were ...

Delish!! We used toothpicks to help roll the marshmallows which my kids related to the nails on the cross (pretty smart!) and I threw them in muffin tins seam side up with very little seepage. ...

I used 2 crescent rolls per marshmallow. These were sticky, gooey, sweet, flaky, and positively delicious! My husband thought I was crazy (but held his tongue) when he saw what I was doing, but...