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Katerbean's Almond Cookies
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This recipe comes from the old forum.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (4 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 cup almonds, ground to flour [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 cup spelt flour, whole grain or unbleached [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 cup oats, ground to flour [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup [or use a BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • compliant jam (blueberry, apricot)
How to make it:
  1. Mix first 5 ingredients.
  2. Roll into walnut sized balls.
  3. Either flatten them on a cookie sheet and leave them plain, or put an indention in them with your thumb and put some jam in the indention.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 to 15 minutes until golden.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Apricot/Apricot Juice1 ,2 ,3 B B N N N N N A
Oat Flour4 ,5 B N B B B N N A
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B
Almond/Almond Butter2 N N N N N N N N
Blueberry3 B B N B N B B B

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

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

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt (whole)1 ,3 ,4 ,5 N N B N B N N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[5] 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 Oct 05, 2010 at 11:32 PM By: Lola