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Peanut Butter Chocolate Cookies

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Makes 4 dozen

Ingredients

3/4 cup (1-1/2 sticks) margarine
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup peanut butter
2 eggs
2 teaspoons vanilla
2 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
12-ounce package chocolate chips

Instructions

Heat oven to 350 degrees. Beat margarine, sugars and peanut butter in large bowl with mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Blend eggs and vanilla. Mix in flour, baking soda and salt. Stir in chips. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet.

Alta Reminger Moline



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1914 -- 100 years ago: The belief is growing that a great decisive battle of the World War was being fought at Verdun, a strong fortress of France on the Meuse near the French frontier, according to a London dispatch.
1939 -- 75 years ago: William Stremmel, 91, Rock Island's last Civil War veteran, died.
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