Beat butter and shortening until mixed. Add sugar, baking powder, ginger, baking soda, and cinnamon and continue to beat on medium until combined and fluffy. Add molasses, vanilla, egg, and vinegar and beat until well mixed.
Add flour a little at a time until combined. Refrigerate at least 2 hours.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Lightly grease a cookie sheet.
Roll dough to 1/4″ thick on a lightly floured surface. Cut with cookie cutters into desired shapes.
Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Allow to cool 2 minutes on the pan. Transfer to a cooling rack and cool completely.
(Nutrition information provided is an estimate and will vary based on cooking methods and brands of ingredients used.)