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Quick and Easy Fruit Cobbler

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"This great-tasting recipe calls for ingredients that many people already have in their pantry. And it's something that can be prepared on short notice!

"It's delicious warm with vanilla ice cream or cold topped with whipped cream."

Ingredients

1/4 cup margarine
2 cans (16 ounces each) any kind of fruit
1 cup flour
1 cup sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt
2/3 cups milk

Instructions

Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Coat bottom of 8x8-inch baking pan with 1/4 cup margarine. Put the fruit in the pan. Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. Add the milk. Stir until thoroughly mixed. Spread batter over fruit. Bake at 375 degrees for 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Bobbie Evans
East Moline



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  Today is Sunday, Sept. 21, the 264th day of 2014. There are 101 days left in the year.

1864 -- 150 years ago: We hear that Col. Reynolds has employed C.D. Merrill to drill for water to supply the Rock Island Barracks.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Billy Catton, famous billard player, returned to Rock Island with a view to making this city his home in the future.
1914 -- 100 years ago: The belief is growing that a great decisive battle of the World War was being fought at Verdun, a strong fortress of France on the Meuse near the French frontier, according to a London dispatch.
1939 -- 75 years ago: William Stremmel, 91, Rock Island's last Civil War veteran, died.
1964 -- 50 years ago: Workmen of the Midwest Wrecking Co., Clinton, have begun razing the historic old office building of Deere & Co., 1325 3rd Ave., Moline. The site will be used by the Deere Plow Works for its shipping and receiving department.
1989 -- 25 years ago: East Moline developer Jim Massa says the financial package for the proposed $34.5 million Quad City International Motor Speedway is down to making sure "all the i's are dotted and t's are crossed. Finalizing this will give the green light to see if NASCAR and CART, the auto racing sanctioning bodies, approve race dates.






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