Preparation info

  • Makes About

    3 Dozen

    Jumbles
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Hoppin John’s Lowcountry Cooking

By John Martin Taylor

Published 1992

  • About

Martha Washington’s Booke of Cookery contains several recipes for this twisted, coiled cookie from the 16th century. Old Receipts from Old St. Johns, collected by Anne Sinkler Fishburne in the early part of this century, contains two. Emily Whaley, Mrs. Fishburne’s daughter, helped her mother assemble the book when she was a child. “Jumbles were sweet cookies which were always served after lunch,” she recently explained. Both of the recipes ca