TRILLBIES

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Mary Louise

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@BlueRibbonBaking

This recipe is from an old friend of mine named Dixie. Her mother, grandmother and great grandmother made these for Christmas.
I was told that they are an old German recipe. All I know is they are good! If you like dates, then you need to make Trillbies.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Prep:
1 Hr
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

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1 c
brown sugar
2
eggs
1 c
crisco
2 c
quick oatmeal, uncooked
2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda & a little hot water
filling:
1 c
dates, chopped
1 c
sugar
1 c
water

How to Make TRILLBIES

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven at 375 degrees.
  • 2Cream crisco and brown sugar well. Add eggs. Beat well until light and fluffy.
  • 3Add flour, oatmeal and baking soda. Mix until blended.
  • 4Roll dough 1/4 inch and cut 2 1/2 to 3 inch rounds. I have an old cutter I use with a scalloped edge.
  • 5Bake on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper for 8-10 minutes.
  • 6Let cool on cookie sheet 2 mintues, then remove transfer to a cooling rack to finish cooling.
  • 7When completely cool store in an air tight container or tin.
  • 8Filling:
    In a sauce pan add 1 cup chopped dates, 1 cup sugar and 1 cup water. Stir over medium heat. Cook until thick. Cool.
  • 9Store filling in a covered container until it is time to fill cookies. Cookies stored filled for a long time will become soggy.
  • 10To assemble cookies. Spread filling on a cookie and top with another cookie. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and transfer to serving tray.

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Course/Dish: Cookies




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