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Chocolate Chip Treasure Cookies

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Ingredients

1-1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/2 cup unsifted flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 can (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 can (3-1/2 ounces) flaked coconut
1 package (12 ounces) semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bowl, mix graham cracker crumbs, flour and baking powder. In large mixer bowl, beat sweetened condensed milk and margarine until smooth. Add graham cracker crumb mixture; mix well. Stir in coconut, chocolate chips and nuts. Drop dough by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 to 10 minutes until lightly browned. Store loosely covered at room temperature.

Amy Blakely
Milan



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

1864 -- 150 years ago: The store of Devoe and Crampton was entered and robbed of about $500 worth of gold pens and pocket cutlery last night.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
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.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Indian summer is quickly disappearing as temperatures slide into the 40s and 50s this week. Last week, highs were in the 80s.


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