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Lucy's Molasses Cookies
3/4 C. Vegetable Oil - 1 C. Sugar - 1 Egg - 1/3 C. Molasses (MIX)
Gradually add the following dry ingredients...
2 tsp. Cinnamon - 1/4 tsp. Clove - 1/4 tsp. Ginger - 2 tsp. Soda - 2 1/4 C. Flour
Mix until thoroughly blended.
Roll dough into tablespoon sized balls.
Then coat in remaining white sugar.
Place cookies two inches apart onto greased baking sheets.
Bake at 375 degrees for 8 mins.