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Ingredients

2 cups seedless green grapes
2 cups pineapple chunks
2 cups mandarin oranges
2 cups miniature marshmallows
4 tablespoons sugar
4 tablespoons vinegar
2 eggs, beaten
2 tablespoons butter
1 cup whipping cream

Instructions

Cut grapes in half. Mix grapes, pineapple and oranges. Drain well. Add marshmallows right before the sauce. For the sauce: Cook sugar, vinegar and eggs in double boiler until thick, stirring constantly. Stir in butter until melted. Cool. Stir in cream, mix sauce with well drained fruit. Spread firmly in a 13x9 inch pan. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 24 hours. Cut in squares to serve.

Susan Pemp
Rock Island



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1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication.
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