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Ingredients

CRUST:
1 stick margarine
2 cups flour
Sprinkle of salt

PEACH FILLING:
4 or 5 ripe peaches, sliced
1-1/2 cups water
3 tablespoons cornstarch
3/4 cup sugar
5 tablespoons dry peach gelatin

Instructions

Mix crust ingredients until combined and resembles cornmeal. Press into a 10-inch pie pan. Bake at 325 degrees for 20 minutes. Let cool.

PEACH FILLING:

For syrup: Combine water, cornstarch and sugar. Stirring constantly, boil until mixture turns white. Then add dry peach gelatin. Stir until dissolved. Let syrup cool.

Add sliced peaches to cooled syrup and pour into cooled pie crust. Let chill for 4 or 5 hours in refrigerator. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream.

Eileen Claeys
Long Grove



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1939 -- 75 years ago: The million dollar dredge, Rock Island, of the Rock Island district of United States engineers will be in this area this week to deepen the channel at the site of the new Rock Island-Davenport bridge.
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