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Ingredients

3 eggs
1-1/2 cups sugar
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
1/4 cup butter, softened
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2 cups unsifted flour
2-1/4 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup chopped peanuts
2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
Chopped pecans, optional

Instructions

Combine first 6 ingredients, beating well. Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in chopped peanuts. Add to egg mixture, stirring only until smooth.

Spread in lightly greased 9x13x2-inch baking pan. Sprinkle with chocolate chips and chopped pecans. Bake at 350 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until done. Do not overbake.

Glenda Campbell
Sherrard



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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

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1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
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