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Pecan Butterballs

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Ingredients

1 cup butter
1/4 cup honey
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups sifted flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups finely chopped pecans

Instructions

Cream butter and add honey gradually. Add flour, salt and vanilla. Mix well and add chopped nuts. Form into very small balls and put on a greased 15x10-inch or 14x16-inch baking sheet. Bake at 300 degrees for 25-30 minutes. Roll in powdered sugar, if desired, while still hot. Cool and roll again in powdered sugar.

Ronald F. Fischer
Orion



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  Today is Monday, Oct. 20, the 293rd day of 2014. There are 72 days left in the year.

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1889 -- 125 years ago: Michael Malloy was named president of the Tri-City Stone Cutters Union.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Dewitte C. Poole, former Moline newspaperman serving as vice consul general for the United States government in Paris, declared in a letter to friends that the once gay Paris is a city of sadness and desolation.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for the construction of an $80,000 wholesale bakery at 2011 4th Ave. were announced by Harry and Nick Coin, of Rock Island. It is to be known as the Banquet Bakery.
1964 -- 50 years ago: An application has been filed for a state permit to organize a savings and loan association in Moline, it was announced. The applicants are Ben Butterworth, A.B. Lundahl, C. Richard Evans, John Harris, George Crampton and William Getz, all of Moline, Charles Roberts, Rock Island, and Charles Johnson, of Hampton.
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