Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (www.dadamo.com)

Gluten Free Ginger Snaps
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Description:

Ginger Snap Cookies - Gluten Free

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
Category:
  • Baked Good
Ingredients:
  • ghee to grease cookie sheet
  • 1-1/2 cups Bob's Red Mill Brown Rice Flour
  • 1 teaspoon ginger root (powdered)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (substitute compliant spice such as clove)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup honey (substitute compliant sweetener such as agave nectar)
  • 3 Tablespoons molasses
  • granulated sugar for topping (optional)
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease a cookie sheet with ghee or line with parchment paper, set aside.
  3. In a small mixing bowl mix together the flour, spices and salt.
  4. Add the sweetener and molasses and stir together. This will make a stiff dough.
  5. Work it until it forms a ball.
  6. Dampen your hands and pinch off small sections and roll into 3/4 inch balls.
  7. Place these 3 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet.
  8. Press each flat (1/4 inch thick) with the bottom of a wet glass dipped in granulated sugar (omit sugar for non-secretors).
  9. Bake for 12-15 minutes, not longer, these brown only slightly.
  10. Remove from cookie sheet immediately.
  11. Yield: 2 dozen 1-1/2 inch cookies.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Molasses  B N N N N N N N
Ginger1 B B N B B B B B
Rice Cake/Flour2 ,3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Sea Salt1 N N N N N N N N


BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Clove- N N N N N N N N
Cinnamon1 N N N N A A N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup- N N N N N N N N
Honey1 N N N A N N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 11, 2010 at 11:19 AM By: Joe