Those would be the feisty, spice-laden ginger mollies at Beckmann’s. Moist, dense squares of unspeakably tasty gingerbread, compressed into a 3×3 inch treat able to lift tall buildings in a single bite. Under a dollar. Addictive. Carpe diem.

You’ll find them at the bakery, next door to New Leaf, at 2341 Mission Street on the far, western edge of Santa Cruz.