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Holiday Cherry Pie

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Ingredients

20-ounce can cherry pie filling
20-ounce can crusted pineapple, undrained
3/4 cup sugar
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon red food coloring
4 bananas, sliced
1/2 cup chopped pecans
2 9-inch baked pie shells
Non-dairy whipped topping, optional

Instructions

In a medium-sized saucepan, combine the pie filling, pineapple, sugar, cornstarch and food coloring. Bring to a boil. Sir and cook 2 minutes until it thickens. Pour into a large bowl to let it cool. Fold in the bananas and pecans. Pour into the baked shells and refrigerate. Garnish with Cool Whip.

Marjorie Farrell Davenport



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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.
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