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Ingredients

2-1/2 cups unsifted flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup butter, softened
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
12 ounces semi-sweet real chocolate morsels
2 teaspoons baking soda
1-1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 cup creamy-style peanut butter
2 eggs

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a small bown, combine flour, baking soda and salt; set aside. In large bowl, combine brown sugar, butter, peanut butter and vanilla exract; beat until creamy. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add flour mixture; blend well. Stir in semi-sweet real chocolate morsels. Drop by well-rounded measuring teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 10 minutes.

Margaret Wadsworth
Rock Island




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1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
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