Coconut Jumbles

Preparation info

  • Makes

    3 to 3½ dozen

    cookies
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Classic Home Desserts

By Richard Sax

Published 1994

  • About

A simple butter cookie, with rich flavor and perfect crispness, this one is based on an 1824 “Jumbals” recipe from Mary Randolph’s The Virginia Housewife.

Jumbles are among the oldest cookies around, still manufactured commercially. Regardless of variations in spelling and flavoring, jumbles are basic butter coo