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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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