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Ingredients

1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1-1/2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup milk
2 squares baking chocolate, melted
1 egg

FUDGE:
1 cup sugar
1 square chocolate
1/3 cup half-and-half
1/4 cup butter
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 capful vanilla

Instructions

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cream butter and brown sugar. Add redessertsing ingredients. Mix well. Drop by large tablespoonsful onto baking sheet. Six cookies per sheet. Bake at 400 degrees for 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack and top with fudge.

FUDGE:

In heavy saucepan, stir together all ingredients. Boil over medium heat for 3 minutes. Cool slightly; beat to thicken. Spoon onto cookies quickly because fudge sets up fast.

Makes 12 large (4-inch) cake-like chocolate cookies with fudge topping.

Kay Whan
Rock Island



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1864 -- 150 years ago: Because of the National Fast, no paper will be issued from this office tomorrow.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Attracting considerable attention is a sunflower stalk 15 feet high and still growing in the yard of Dr. C. Speidel on 23rd Street in Rock Island.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The municipal bathing beach proposition came up again at the city commission's meeting and a proposition passed, provided that a locker room be constructed at the foot of 7th Street for the accommodation of the bathers.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Plans for erecting a $14,000 warehouse to replace the frame structure at the rear of the Augustana Book Concern were announced.
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