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Mom's Fruit Cobbler

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Ingredients

1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 cup milk
1/2 stick margarine
1 pint peaches or berries

Instructions

Melt margarine in a 9-inch square baking dish. Mix all other ingredients together except fruit. Pour batter in dish. Add berries or fresh peaches on top. Bake at 375 degrees for 45 minutes. Dough will rise and cover fruit and thicken the fruit as it does. Serve warm with cream or ice cream.

Neva Hamilton
East Moline



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1889 -- 125 years ago: C.W. Hawes was appointed deputy county clerk by county clerk Donaldson.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Mrs. O.E. child, of Moline, was named president of the Women's Home Missionary Society of the Methodist Church Rock Island District of the Central Illinois conference.
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