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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup milk
2 squares baking chocolate, melted
1 egg

FUDGE:
1 cup sugar
1 square chocolate
1/3 cup half-and-half
1/4 cup butter
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 capful vanilla

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cream butter and brown sugar. Add redessertsing ingredients. Mix well. Drop by large tablespoonsful onto baking sheet. Six cookies per sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack and top with fudge.

FUDGE:

In heavy saucepan, stir together all ingredients. Boil over medium heat for 3 minutes. Cool slightly; beat to thicken. Spoon onto cookies quickly because fudge sets up fast.

Makes 12 large (4-inch) cake-like chocolate cookies with fudge topping.

Kay Whan
Rock Island



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  Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The ladies have adopted the fashion of wearing representations of insects in the flowers on their bonnets. Some look very natural.
1889 -- 125 years ago: T.F. Cary, former Rock Island alderman, has accepted a position as salesman for a Chicago wallpaper house and plans to move to that city.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Work on the new telephone building on 18th Street between 6th and 7th avenues is progressing rapidly.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Rock Island's new theater at 3rd Avenue and 19th Street will have a name significant of its location. The "Rocket" is scheduled to open Thanksgiving Day.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Two of Rock Island's newest water towers were vandalized last night, including the one at 38th Street and 31st Avenue, where police took five Moline boys into custody about 9 p.m..
1989 -- 25 years ago: Some of us who live in the Quad-Cities take the Mississippi River for granted, or at least we used to. But the river is not taken for granted by our visitors. And most Quad-Citians are realizing the importance of the river to this area as increased emphasis is placed on tourism.







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