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A is for Apple Dessert

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Ingredients

4 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and sliced 1/4-inch thick
2 tubes crescent rolls
2 cups sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 can (12 ounces) Sprite
1-1/2 sticks butter
2 tablespoons each cinnamon and nutmeg

Instructions

Spray a 9x13-inch pan with cooking spray. Wrap each slice of apple with a square of crescent roll and position in baking dish. Sprinkle both sugars on top. Slice the butter in chunks and place on top of the sugars. Pour the Sprite around the edges of the pan. Bake at 375 degree for 40 minutes covered with foil. Apples should be cooked in the center. As dessert cools top with ice cream or whipped topping.

Louise Getz
East Moline



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1889 -- 125 years ago: B. Winter has let a contract to Christ Schreiner for a two story brick building with a double store front on the south side of 3rd Avenue just west of 17th Street. The estimated cost was $4,500.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Civil service offices at the post office and the Rock Island Arsenal were swamped as more than 700 youths sought 15 machinist apprenticeships at the Arsenal.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Last night, American Legion Post 246 in Moline figuratively handed over the trousers to a female ex-Marine and petticoat rule began. Olga Swanson, of Moline, was installed as the first woman commander of the post .
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Illinois Quad City Civic Center captured the excitement and interest of a convention of auditorium managers this weekend in Reno, Nev. Bill Adams, civic center authority chairman, said the 10,000-seat arena planned for downtown Moline has caught the eye of construction firms, suppliers, management teams and concession groups.








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