Preheat oven to 350°F
Prepare flax egg by mixing 1 tbsp of warm water with 1 tbsp of flax and letting it sit until step 4.
Cream sugar and margarine together in stand or hand mixer on the lowest setting. Mix them in well but don't over cream them.
Add molasses, flax egg, and minced ginger to the creamed batter. Mix in with a spatula.
Add ground cloves cinnamon, salt, baking soda & powder and mix in with a spatula.
Once everything is mixed, fold in flour 1/2 cup at a time with a spatula.
Add 1/3 cup sugar to a bowl. Use a tablespoon to form dough into balls then roll in sugar and place spread out on a wax paper-lined baking sheet. *9 to a sheet max!*
Cook the cookies for 10 minutes
Let cookies cool on the cookie pan (or remove the whole parchment paper) for at least ten minutes before placing them on a baking rack or plate.