Crispy Ginger Chocolate Cookies

1 cup whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
2 tablespoons cocoa powder

1/2 cup palm sugar, grated
1/3 cup olive oil
1 egg, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons molasses

granulated sugar for sprinkling (optional)

Yields around 30
Preheat oven to 175C/375F. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper.
In a bowl, sift together flour, soda, salt, cocoa powder and spices. Mix well and set aside.

Beat sugar and olive oil until creamy. Stir in egg and molasses. Combine wet and dry ingredients. Drop teaspoons of the batter on the prepared baking sheet. Sprinkle with granulated sugar.

Bake for about 12 minutes, or until golden brown at the bottom. Transfer to wire rack after a few minutes to cool completely.

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