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Ingredients

COOKIES
1 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup powdered sugar
3/4 cup cornstarch
1 cup flour
FROSTING
1 teaspoon almond extract
1 cup powdered sugar
2 teaspoons milk

Instructions

Mix all ingredients for cookies well and chill covered in fridge. Drop by teaspoonsful onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 10 - 12 minutes. Cool. Next, mix all ingredients for frosting until consistency is good for a thin frosting. Spread frosting on cookies, and while icing is still wet, put a little pinch of red and green sprinkles on each one.

Patty Knudsen
Rock Island



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  Today is Friday, April 18, the 108th day of 2014. There are 257 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: A new steamer, Keithsburg, now is at our levee taking on board the balance of her fixtures preparatory to assuming her position on the daily Rock Island and Keokuk line.
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.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Augustana College is making plans for a drive for funds to erect a field house and make football field improvements.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A expanded election coverage system featuring a 16-foot chalkboard showing up to the minute running totals, attracted a large and enthusiastic crowd to The Argus newsroom last night.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Balloons frame Rock Island attorney Stewart Winstein who was given a surprise party in the rotunda of the Rock Island County Courthouse on Thursday to honor his 50th year of practicing law.




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