1/2 cup sugar for rolling
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix oil and sugar thoroughly. Add egg and beat well. Stir in molasses. Sift dry ingredients together and add to above mixture.
Drop by teaspoonfuls into sugar and form into balls coated with sugar.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Bake for about 10 minutes, or till puffy. Remove to wire rack. Cookies will flatten and crinkle.