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Ingredients

1-1/4 cup flour
1 stick margarine
2 cups chopped pecans
1 cup whipped topping
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
2 boxes (3-1/2 ounces each) instant chocolate pudding
3 cups milk

Instructions

To make a crust, blend flour, margarine and pecans together until mealy; press into a 13x9-inch pan. Bake crust at 375 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden color. Cream together whipped topping, cream cheese and powdered sugar and spread over crust. Whip the pudding with the milk. Spread over cheese mixture. Refrigerate. Cover with more whipped topping if desired.

Jeanette Bielema
Hooppole



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  Today is Thursday, July 24, the 205th day of 2014. There are 160 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: The Rev. R.J. Humphrey, once a clergyman in this city, was reported killed in a quarrel in New Orleans.
1889 -- 125 years ago: The Rock Island Citizens Improvement Association held a special meeting to consider the proposition of consolidating Rock Island and Moline.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The home of A. Freeman, 806 3rd Ave., was entered by a burglar while a circus parade was in progress and about $100 worth of jewelry and $5 in cash were taken.
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.
1964 -- 50 years ago: The Argus "walked" to a 13-0 victory over American Container Corporation last night to clinch the championship of Rock Island's A Softball League at Northwest Douglas Park.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Immediate Care Center emergency medical office at South Park Mall is moving back to United Medical Center on Sept. 1. After nearly six years in operation at the mall, Care Center employees are upset by UMC's decision. The center is used by 700 to 800 people each month.








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