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Holiday Pinwheels

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"These make-ahead appetizers are just right for the holiday season with red and green veggies peeking out in the delicious cream cheese filling."

Ingredients

2 packages (8 ounces each) cream cheese, softened
1 package Hidden Valley Ranch salad dressing mix
1/2 cup minced sweet red pepper
1/2 cup minced celery
1/4 cup sliced green onions
1/4 cup sliced green stuffed olives
3 or 4 flour tortillas (10-inch size)

Instructions

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese and dressing mix until smooth. Add red pepper, celery, onions and olives. Mix well. Spread about 3/4 cup on each tortilla. Roll up tightly and wrap in plastic wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Slice into 1/2-inch pieces. Yield: 15-20 pinwheels.

Marilyn Lindsey
Rock Island




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 15, the 258th day of 2014. There are 107 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: The Rock River Illinois conference of the Methodist Church will hold its annual sessions this week in this city. About 200 ministers are expected to attend.
1889 — 125 years ago: The Brush electric company had prepared a new schedule of rates to become effective Oct. 1, with slightly increased rates to consumers.
1914 — 100 years ago: The Rock Island Aerie of Eagles made plans for the laying of the cornerstone of a new $50,000 Eagles Home. W.C. Maucker is to be master of ceremonies.
1939 — 75 years ago: Col. Charles A. Lindbergh spoke on "America and Foreign War" in a neutrality debate over nation wide radio hook-up.
1964 — 50 years ago: Two awards of the National Safety council were presented to the city of Rock Island today at noon at a meeting held in the YWCA.
1989 — 25 years ago: The final tallies are not yet in for the summer 1989 Quad-Cities tourism season, but officials are expecting the number of visitors to the area to be at least as good as, if not better than, 1988.






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