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Gluten Free Almond Cookies
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Contributed by: ChloeAdded: Dec 17, 2010 at 03:35 PM


Gluten free, flourless cookie using ground almonds or almond flourfrom a package.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (1 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (1 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 2 ½ cups almond flour
½ teaspoon finely ground sea salt
¼ teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cinnamon
¼ cup virgin coconut oil (or ghee or compliant oil)
5 Tablespoons agave nectar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. In a large mixing bowl combine the almond flour, baking soda, sea salt & cinnamon.
  3. Melt coconut oil over low flame.
  4. Stir in agave nectar and vanilla.
  5. Stir wet into dry and mix well.
  6. Put dough in the fridge for about 15 minutes to chill.
  7. Roll a teaspoon at a time into ½-inch balls.
  8. Flatten into little disks about one eighth of an inch thick.
  9. Place on a baking sheet lined with unbleached parchment paper.
  10. Bake about 6 or 7 minutes or until lightly browned.
  11. Remove from the oven and let them cool to room temp.
  12. Makes about 30.
    These store well in an airtight glass container.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Almond/Almond Butter1 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Oil Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Coconut Oil1 A A A A A A A N
Olive Oil1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

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

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)1 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 which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This is a low lectin recipe.
  • 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 Dec 17, 2010 at 04:26 PM By: Lola