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Ingredients

1 quart vanilla ice cream, softened
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
2 tablespoons chopped red maraschino cherries
2 tablespoons chopped green maraschino cherries
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup M&M's
Additional M&M's, chopped

Instructions

In medium bowl, combine ice cream, pecans, cherries and extracts. Mix well. Fold in M&M's.

Spoon into paper-lined muffin cups and freeze for at least 30 minutes. Sprinkle with chopped M&M's. Serves 8 to 10 people.

Noelle Boysen-Ledbetter
Rock Island



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The gates of Oklahoma were swung open at noon today, and a throng of more than 30,000 settlers started over its soil.
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