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White Raisin Cookies

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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
2 eggs, beaten
4 cups flour
1 teaspoon soda
1 cup white raisins
1 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

Mix and cream together butter, sugar and brown sugar. Add beaten eggs. Sift together flour and soda and add to mixture. Add raisins and nuts, stirring until well mixed. On a floured board, put the mixture together into a roll. Wrap in wax paper and refrigerate overnight. When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut the roll into thin slices and place on greased cookie sheet. Baking time about 10 minutes.

Charlotte Scott
Rock Island, Illinois



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1889 -- 125 years ago: The little South Park Presbyterian chapel celebrated it first Easter decorated with flowers for an afternoon worship service attended by a large congregation.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The Wennerberg Chorus of Augustana College has returned from a 2,000-mile tour in the Eastern states and Illinois.
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