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Little Cheesecakes

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These give you a taste - no need to take a big helping and then leave some on your plate or feel guilty if you eat it all!

Ingredients

3 8-ounce packages cream cheese
1-1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
8 ounces sour cream
2 tablespoons sugar
1 can cherry pie filling

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a bowl, mix cream cheese, 1-1/2 cups sugar, eggs and vanilla. Fill small cupcake liners half full with mixture. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 30 minutes. (Cheesecakes will rise, then fall.) Allow cheesecakes to cool. In a bowl, mix sour cream and 2 tablespoons sugar. Spoon over mini cheesecakes; top each one with a spoonful of cherry pie filing.

Nina Cowan, 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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