Preheat oven to 375F. Cover cookie sheet with parchment paper.
In a large bowl mix together:
1 cup brown sugar
2/3 cup vegetable oil
Approximately 1 tablespoon fresh shredded ginger (shred on a microplane)
In another bowl mix together:
1 cup white flour
1 cup whole wheat pastry flour
1 ½ teaspoons baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon ground cloves
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
2 teaspoons ground ginger
Approximately ¼ teaspoon fresh ground nutmeg
Add dry ingredients to wet and mix until well blended. Refrigerate for 10-15 minutes.
In a small bowl place:
2-3 tablespoons of granulated sugar for dipping
Squeeze together a small chunk of dough and then roll in to a 1” ball. Dip one side of dough ball in to the sugar and place on the cookie sheet 2” apart, sugar side up. Bake for 7-9 minutes or until cracked on top. Cool on cookie sheet.