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Old Fashioned Molasses Chews

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  Salad oil 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Dark molasses 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sugar 1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)
  Eggs 2
  All purpose flour 2 3⁄4 Cup (44 tbs)
  Ground cinnamon 1 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 1 Teaspoon
  Baking soda 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Ground cloves 1⁄4 Teaspoon

In a large bowl, stir together oil, molasses, and 1 cup of the sugar.
Add eggs and beat until smooth.
In another bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves; gradually add to molasses mixture, beating until well combined.
Cover tightly with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 1 hour or until next day.
Place remaining 1/4 cup sugar in a small bowl.
Roll dough into 1 1/2 -inch balls, then roll in sugar to coat.
Place 3 inches apart on greased baking sheets.
Bake in a 350° oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Transfer to racks and let cool completely.
Store airtight.

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Old Fashioned Molasses Chews Recipe