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Ingredients

1/2 cup all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons soft butter
1 tablespoon egg, beaten
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
4 teaspoons red jam or jelly

Instructions

Set oven at 350 degrees. Sift together into mixing bowl sifted flour, sugar and salt. Add butter, beaten egg and vanilla. Stir with a spoon. The dough will be hard to stir. Sprinkle a little flour on a pastry cloth or bread board. Place the dough on the floured surface. Divide dough into four parts. Shape each part into a roll 6 inches long. Place on ungreased cookie sheet 3 inches apart and away from edges of sheet. Make a dent about 1/4-inch deep down the center of each roll. Fill dent with teaspoon of red jam or jelly. Bake 13-16 minutes. Remove from oven and cut rolls into short pieces while still warm.

Annie Goellnitz
Davenport



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1889 -- 125 years ago: W.J. Gamble, for many years superintendent of the Moline & Rock Island railway, leased the Fourth Avenue Hotel and renovated and refurnished it throughout.
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1939 -- 75 years ago: The fifth annual New Windsor Fair and Horse show, which has been delayed for two days because of unfavorable weather, got off to a new start last night. The parade was held this morning.
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