Old Fashioned Molasses Chews
|Salad oil||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Dark molasses||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 1⁄4 Cup (20 tbs)|
|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 350Â° oven for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Transfer to racks and let cool completely.