Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a bowl cream together butter, sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and syrup.
In another bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, salt, cream of tarter, and nutmeg. Slowly beat into the creamed mixture.
In a small bowl combine cinnamon and sugar for the coating. Scoop out the dough and shape into one inch balls. Roll in the cinnamon sugar coating. Place 3 inches apart on an engrossed baking sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool on wire rack.