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Pumpkin Cheesecake

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"Some people like this cheesecake served warm just like pumpkin pie."

Ingredients

1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
3/4 cup white sugar
2 tablespoons flour
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
Dash of salt (one light shake over mixture)
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 eggs
3/4 cup pumpkin, canned or fresh
10-inch graham cracker crust

Instructions

Combine together the sugar and cream cheese and beat for 2 to 3 minutes on medium speed until very smooth. Add the flour, cinnamon, salt, vanilla, eggs and pumpkin and beat well.

Pour mixture into a 10-inch graham cracker crust and bake at 350 degrees for 25 to 30 minutes. A prick with a toothpick should come out clean. Cool, then chill and serve. Refrigerate any leftover cheesecake.

Laura McSparin
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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