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Fantastic Surprise Fudge

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Ingredients

2 sticks margarine or butter (1/2 pound)
8 ounces Velveeta cheese
2 pounds powdered sugar
1/2 cup cocoa
1 cup chopped nuts, pecans or walnuts
2 teaspoons of vanilla

Instructions

Grease sides and bottom of 9x13x2-inch glass (Pyrex) pan. Set aside. In a large saucepan or dutch oven, melt margarine and cheese (cut cheese into small chunks). Use medium heat and do not cover. Sift together sugar and cocoa; add to melted margarine and cheese and stir until smooth. Add vanilla and nutmeats. Mix thoroughly. Working quickly, spoon mixture into greased pan and spread evenly. Cover with plastic wrap and chill in refrigerator until firm.

Rose Neppl
Moline




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1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
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1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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