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Chocolate Chip Pecan Cookies

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Ingredients

1-1/4 cups brown sugar
1-1/4 cups granulated sugar
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1 tablespoon vanilla
4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
Pinch cinnamon
2-1/2 cups chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream sugars and butter until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla. Mix again. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Add to creamed mixture. Stir until dough forms. Add chocolate chips and pecans. Spoon onto cookie sheets and bake 8-10 minutes.

Eudell Watts III
Rock Island




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
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.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
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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