Chewy Molasses Ginger Cookies

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   Nonstick cooking spray
1/3  cup margarine, softened
2/3  cup packed brown sugar
1  teaspoon baking soda
1  teaspoon ground ginger
1/2  teaspoon ground cinnamon
1   egg
1/4  cup dark molasses
1-1/2  cups all-purpose flour
1/2  cup whole wheat flour
1/4  cup granulated sugar
1  teaspoon ground cinnamon
1. Spray cookie sheet with nonstick spray; set aside. 

2. In a large mixing bowl beat the margarine with an electric mixer on medium to high speed for 30 seconds. Add the brown sugar, baking soda, ginger, and 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon; beat until combined. Beat in egg and molasses. Beat in as much of the all-purpose and whole wheat flour as you can with the mixer. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon. Cover and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour. 

3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Combine the granulated sugar and 1 teaspoon cinnamon. Roll balls in sugar-cinnamon mixture. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheet. Bake in a 350 degree F oven for 10 to 11 minutes or until set and tops are cracked. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool on a wire rack. Makes about 4 dozen. 

Source:  Better Homes & Gardens
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