Put dry ingredients in a large bowl and mix them with a wooden spoon.
Add wet ingredients and mix with a wooden spoon until everything is clumpy.
Preheat the oven to 350 F.
Roll balls of dough (1 tablespoon or less) in sugar, put on cookie tray. Bake for 14 minutes. (See picture above of cookies coming out of the oven) Take finished cookies off tray. Eat them.
This recipe is a first cousin of "Molasses Cookies" in Lee Bailey's "Country Desserts".