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Vintage recipe, help!

Act621 | Dec 20, 2016 03:30 PM

Recreating some holiday favorites for family coming for Christmas. This one recipe from my Grandmother (now deceased) has me stumped. It's for a Chocolate Sausage and here is what it says:

1-3/4 cup chopped nuts
1/2 lb sweet grated chocolate
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1/2 lb jilly (or maybe jelly???)
1 egg white

Mix ingredients thoroughly and roll into form of sausage. Roll in granulated sugar. Let stand 8 days before serving.

My mother remembers the anticipation of it sitting on the counter for days and begging for it to be ready when she was a child.

So my question is...what the heck is JILLY???

My Grandmother is of Dutch, German & Norwegian descent.

Thanks for any help!

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