Preheat oven to 350°F. Spray baking sheets with baking spray.
Stir together flour, ground ginger, baking soda, cinnamon, black pepper, salt and cardamom in medium bowl; set aside. Cream butter, oil and brown sugar in large bowl until light and fluffy. Add egg and molasses and beat on medium speed until blended. Add flour mixture and beat just until blended; stir in candied ginger.
Shape dough in 1-inch balls. Roll in granulated sugar and place on baking sheets. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned. Let cool 1 minute then remove to wire racks to cool completely.