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Lemon Dessert

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This dessert is luscious - very light and delicious

Ingredients

1-1/2 cups finely chopped pecans
2-1/4 cups flour
2 sticks margarine or butter
8 ounces cream cheese
1 cup powdered sugar
2 cups whipped topping
2 packages (3 ounces) instant lemon pudding
3 cups milk

Instructions

First layer: Melt margarine and cool slightly. Mix flour, margarine and half of the pecans together. Press into a greased 9x13-inch cake pan. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. Cool. Second layer: While crust is cooling, mix powdered sugar, cream cheese and 2 cups Cool Whip together in bowl with mixer. Spread on top of cooled crust. Third layer: Mix pudding and milk together. Beat with mixer until thickened. Spread on top of other two layers. Fourth layer: Spread the rest of the Cool Whip in container on top of dessert. Spread rest of the pecans on top. Chill thoroughly.

Joan Holmes
Moline



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  Today is Thursday, July 31, the 212th day of 2014. There are 153 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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