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Lemon Layer Dessert

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This dessert is so delicious..Every time I make it someone ask's for the recipe...Even if your not a real lemon liker, you will still love this...

Ingredients

1 cup flour
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine
1 cup powdered sugar
8 ounces cream cheese
1 small container (8 ounces) of whipped topping
2 boxes (.8 ounces each) instant lemon pudding
2 cups milk

Instructions

For the first layer, combine butter with flour and press into the bottom of a 9x12-inch cake pan. Bake for 10 minutes at 350 degrees. Set aside and let cool. For the second layer, beat together powdered sugar, cream cheese and 1 cup whipped topping. Spread on top of the cooled first layer. For the third layer, beat together the instant lemon pudding and milk until thickened. Smooth over the second layer. For the fourth layer, spread the remaining whipped topping over the third layer and refrigerate the entire dish. Serve after a hour or two when it is well chilled..Enjoy!

Tracy Griffin, East Moline



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1864 -- 150 years ago: A corps of surgeons now occupies the new hospital quarters at the Garrison Hospital on the Rock Island Arsenal. A fence has been installed to enclose the prison hospital.
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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