Always a hit and these make the house smell so amazing. Devinder’s Mom, Josephine, baked these cookies for well over a decade for students to enjoy with tea after yoga class on Sundays.

We’re looking forward to bringing this tradition back to the Centre in 2023!


  • 3/4 cup vegetable shortening or butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs (or egg substitute)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp each ginger, cinnamon and clove
  • 1/4 cup molasses
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  1. Blend together shortening and sugar, then add eggs and molasses.
  2. Mix all dry ingredients together and slowly add it to the wet mix.
  3. Spoon into small balls and flatten on a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes.

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