Place oven racks on levels 2 and 4. Preheat oven to 350°F.
Gather all ingredients and equipment.
Mix flour, ginger, cinnamon, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
Beat butter and brown sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium until light and fluffy.
Add vanilla, egg and molasses and gradually add the dry ingredients until the mixture is well beaten.
Wrap the dough in cling wrap and place in freezer for 10-15 minutes.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls.
Roll/sprinkle sugar onto the cookies.
Place the cookies 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper.
Place cookies in the oven and bake for 8-10 minutes or until the edges of the cookies begin to brown.
Take the cookies out of the oven and put white chocolate chips in them.