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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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1889 — 125 years ago: J.B. Lidders, past captain of Beardsley Camp, Sons of Veterans, returned from Paterson, N.Y., where he attended the National Sons of Veterans encampments.
1914 — 100 years ago: President Wilson announced that he had received from the imperial chancellor of Germany a noncommittal reply to his inquiry into a report that the emperor was willing to discuss terms of peace.
1939 — 75 years ago: Delegates at the Illinois Conference of the Methodist Church in Springfield voted to raise the minimum pay of ministers so that every pastor would get at least $1,000 annually.
1964 — 50 years ago: An audience of more than 2,600 persons jammed into the Davenport RKO Orpheum theater with a shoe horn feasted on a Miller-Diller evening that was a killer night. Phyllis Diller sent the audience with her offbeat humor. And send them she did! It was Miss Diller's third appearance in the Quad-Cities area.
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