Oatmeal Trilbies

Originally Published:
Eastern Star Cookbook, 1923
Original Images:
Contributed by: May Cook

Three cups oatmeal, 3 cups flour, 1 1/2 cups brown sugar. 1 cup lard; mix salt into lard; 1 cup sour milk, 1 teaspoonful soda, 1 teaspoonful vanilla.

Roll very thin. Cut with cookie cutter.

Filling: 1 pound dates or raisins, 2 cups brown sugar, 2 cups water, vanilla.

Boil to paste, let cool; spread between cookies before baking.