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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 cup pecans(chopped)
1 cup flour

Instructions

Beat butter until soft. Add sugar and vanilla. Stir pecans into flour and add to mixture. Roll into teaspoon-sized balls and put on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 300 degrees for 35 minutes. Roll in powdered sugar while cookies are still hot.Cool on waxed paper, then roll in powdered sugar again.

Anna Green
Moline



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1889 -- 125 years ago: Harvey McKenna, of Detroit, billiard player matched to play Wizard Schafer in New York in January for the world championship, was a professional friend and manager, Billy Catton in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Levi Cralle, former Rock Island county sheriff, had come from his farm near Mitchell, S.D. to visit friends in the city.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Work is being rushed on the new high school building in Orion to replace the one destroyed by fire last winter. Classes are being held in churches.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Rehearsals for the 84th season of the Handel Oratorio Society chorus will begin at 7:30 p.m. Monday on the stage of Centennial Hall, Augustana College.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Rock Island City Council's plan announced this week to have the federal government vacate Valley Homes public housing and move residents to Arsenal Courts to reduce density may not be feasible.






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