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Senior Center News


June 20, 2018

The Senior Center now has a Facebook page, they post the days menu and the soup of the day. Please check it out and like the page.

Menus for the week:

Thursday, June 21- BBQ Pulled Pork sandwich, Coleslaw, and jello.

Friday, June 22- Cheddar Dogs on a bun, French fries, Cucumber Salad, and pudding.

Monday, June 25- Salisbury steak, mashed potatoes, Gravy, beets, and pudding.

Tuesday, June 26- French Dips, French fries, Cherry Oatmeal cookies.

Wednesday, June 27- Crab Salad sandwiches with Corn Chowder soup, and apple pie.

Recipe for the week:

Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies II


2 cups butter, softened

2 cups confectioners’ sugar

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1/2 teaspoon coconut extract

4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt

1 cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips

1 cup chopped pecans, toasted

3 tablespoons confectioners’ sugar


Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

In a large bowl, cream together the butter and 2 cups confectioners’ sugar. Beat in the vanilla and coconut extracts and salt. Add flour one cup at a time, mixing well after each. Stir in the chocolate chips and pecans. Roll the dough into 1 inch balls and place them 2 inches apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Flatten with a fork dipped in confectioners’ sugar.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, until a light golden brown. While cookies are still warm from the


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