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Egg-Free Oatmeal Cookies
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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Jul 08, 2009 at 09:05 PM


These can be cookies or 'cookie-balls'. My children like to allow the cookies to cool partway, then remove them from the baking sheet, roll them into balls, and then let them finish cooling.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1-1/4 cup oats
  • 3/4 cup spelt flour
  • 1/2 cup honey [variation: agave syrup]
  • 1/2 cup butter [variation: ghee]
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla (optional)
  • 1/2 cup raisins [variation: dried currants] (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Combine all dry ingredients.
  3. Melt butter, then combine all moist ingredients.
  4. Stir everything together and spoon onto greased baking sheet with a tablespoon. These will spread some.
  5. Place on the top or middle oven rack so the bottoms don't burn.
  6. Bake 10-12 minutes and allow to cool completely before removing from baking sheet.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Butter5 A A A A N N N N
Honey5 N N N A N N N A
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal1 ,4 B N B B B N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Raisin3 ,5 ,6 N N N N N N N N
Currants (Black/Red)- N N N N N B N N

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vanilla- N N N N N N N A

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)5 N N N B N B N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[6] This recipe uses ingredients which may have a high mold count.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 21, 2010 at 10:10 PM By: Dr. Pepper