⅔ cup vegetable oil
1 cup sugar
1 large egg
¼ cup molasses
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
½ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 teaspoon ground ginger
¼ cup sugar for dipping
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix oil and sugar thoroughly. Add egg and beat well. Stir in molasses.
Sift dry ingredients together and add to wet ingredients. Drop by teaspoonfuls into sugar and form into balls coated with sugar. Place on cookie sheet lined with parchment paper about 3 inches apart. Bake for 15 minutes. Cookies will flatten and crinkle on top. Remove from cookie sheet and place on wire rack to cool.
Yield: Makes 5 dozen.
Freezeworthy: Yes, but cool completely first.
Submitted by Beverly Hoyle, Largo