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Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
3/4 cup brown sugar
3/4 cup sugar
2 eggs
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt
1 package (10 ounces) cinnamon baking chips

Icing
1/4 cup butter, melted
1/4 cup shortening
1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
1 tablespoon milk
3/4 teaspoon vanilla

Instructions

Cream butter and sugars. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Combine dry ingredients; gradually add to creamed mixture. Mix well. Fold in cinnamon chips. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes, until golden brown. Cool on wire racks. In a small bowl, combine icing ingredients. Beat on high speed 1 to 2 minutes until fluffy. Spread over cookies.

Nancy O'Mary, Rock Island




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  Today is Monday, Sept. 1, the 244th day of 2014. There are 121 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We are informed by J.H. Hull that the reason the street sprinkler was not at work yesterday settling the dust on the streets, was because one of his horses was injured.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Bonnie McGregor, a fleet-footed stallion owned by S.W. Wheelock of this community, covered himself with glory at Lexington, Ky, when he ran a mile in 2:13 1/2. The horse's value was estimated as at least $50,000.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Troops are pouring into Paris to prepare for defense of the city. The German army is reported to be only 60 miles from the capital of France.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The German army has invaded Poland in undeclared warfare. Poland has appealed to Great Britain and France for aid.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Publication of a plant newspaper, the Farmall Works News, has been launched at the Rock Island IHC factory and replaces a managerial newsletter.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Officials predict Monday's Rock Island Labor Parade will be the biggest and best ever. Last minute work continues on floats and costumes for the parade, which steps off a 9:30 a.m.




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