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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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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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