(by Aimee Lee Ball)
1 c. plus 1 T. sugar
3 c. all-purpose flour
1 T. baking powder
1 c. vegetable oil
1 t. vanilla extract
1 t. almond extract
1 t. cinnamon
optional: 1 c. mini-chocolate chips
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Beat eggs and 1 c. sugar together.
Mix flour and baking powder together.
Mix oil with vanilla and almond extracts.
Alternate adding the flour mixture and the oil mixture to the eggs and sugar.
Mix in the optional chocolate chips.
Either place into metal ice cube trays or form into logs approximately 10 inches long by 3 inches wide.
Bake for 30 minutes.
Cool approximately 10 minutes, then slice about ¾ inch thick with serrated knife and return to oven for 10 - 15 minutes until crisp.
Mix remaining 1 T. sugar with cinnamon and sprinkle on cookies.
(Read The Working Girl Must Eat, the story that accompanies this recipe.)