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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups crushed pretzels
1 1/2 sticks butter, melted
14-ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1 bag semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups mini marshmallows
1 cup sweetened coconut
1 cup chopped pecans

Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Combine pretzels and butter in small bowl, press this mixture into a 9 X 13 baking pan ungreased). Heat sweetened milk and 1/2 bag of chocolate chips in microwave until smooth. (Stirring mixture so it does not burn.) Pour over pretzel mixture. Top with marshmallows, cocnut and pecans pressing firmly down onto chocolate layer.

Bake 25-30 minutes or until golden brown. Cool completely. Melt remaining chocolate chips and drizzle over top. Please in refrigerator until set.

Jane Franks, Rock Island



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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