Jumbals - Jumbles

Jumbals - Jumbles

Jumbals - Old Fashioned Cookies


1/3 cup butter
1/3 cup sugar
1 egg
3/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon mace


1.  Adjust oven at 350-degrees F.
2.  Cream together the butter and sugar.  Add the egg.
3.  Sift together the flour, salt, and mace.  Beat these dry ingredients into butter-sugar mixture. 
4.  Drop the batter by spoonfuls on a buttered cookie sheet and bake in the preheated oven ten minutes

Yield: Two dozen cookies.

This recipe is based on one in "The Compleat Housewife", by E. Smith, published in London in the eighteenth century. 


Cookies of this sort are still known to Americans as Jumbles.

Quick to assemble.
A good, very plain but subtly flavored cooky. Drop small teaspoons - brown edged.
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