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No Bake Peanut Butter Bars

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"When I saw this recipe in a booklet put out by a Scout Troop, I thought it looked similar to the Peanut Butter Balls, but faster to make.

"When I took them to a church function, one little boy in particular couldn't seem to get enough of them."

Ingredients

BASE:
2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
1/2 cup chopped salted peanuts (optional)
1/2 cup butter, melted
1 cup chunky peanut butter
TOPPING:
1-1/2 cups milk chocolate chips

Instructions

Grease 11x17-inch pan. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and chopped nuts. Add peanut butter and melted butter and mix well. Press mixture into greased pan. Melt chocolate chips over low heat. Spread over base. Chill until set before cutting. Makes 30 bars.

Margaret Sinkhorn
East Moline




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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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