Combine sugar and oil. Mix well. Add egg, beating well. Add molasses and stir. Combine dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
Roll cookie dough into 1 inch balls and roll in 1/2 cup sugar. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 11-12 minutes. Cookies will be lightly browned and look crackled. Do not overbake. Remove from pan and cool.
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Melt chips with shortening in saucepan over low heat. Dip cookies halfway. Scrape bottom of cookie on edge of pan to remove excess chocolate. Place on waxed paper to harden.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat 0g
Dietary Fibers 0g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.