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Salty Oat Cookies

Contributed by: Jan HarrisAdded: May 08, 2012 at 04:03 PM


These delicious salty oat cookies can serve as dessert or as a carry-along snack to tide you over to your next right-4-your-type meal.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1/2 Cup Butter
  • 2 Cups Maple Syrup
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Tsp Vanilla
  • 1 Tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 Tsp Fine Sea Salt
  • 1 Tbsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Cup Brown Rice Flour
  • 1 Cup Oat Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Almond Flour
  • 1/2 Cup Finely Ground Flax
  • 1 and 1/2 Cups Rolled Oats
  • Optional: Add Dried Cranberries, Walnuts (or dried fruit/nuts compatible with your type).
How to make it:
  1. Soften butter in a bowl.
  2. Mash then use a mixer to mix with maple syrup until blended.
  3. Add eggs, vanilla, nutmeg.
  4. Separately blend all dry ingredients, except rolled oats.
  5. Add blended dry ingredients to blended wet ingredients and mix together.
  6. Add rolled oats, dried fruit and nuts and mix.
  7. Drop cookie mixture in plump spoonfuls on non-stick cookie sheet. Cookies do not spread out much so you can space them closely.
  8. Bake cookies at 375 degrees for 13-15 minutes. Longer cooking time yields crispier cookies.
  9. Lighly salt the tops of the cookies when removing from the oven.
  10. Cool a few minutes before serving or removing to a storage dish.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Flax Seed (Linseed)1 B B N N N N B N
Nutmeg2 N N N N N N A N
Rice Cake/Flour1 ,2 ,3 B N B B B B N N
Oat Flour2 ,3 B N B B B N N A
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N
Egg (chicken)2 N N N B N N N N
Butter2 A A A A N N N N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal2 ,3 B N B B B N N A
Maple Syrup  N N N A N N N A

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Pecan/Pecan Butter2 ,3 N N N N N N N N
Walnut (English)2 ,3 B B B B N B B B

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cranberry2 B B B B B B N N
Currants (Black/Red)- N N N N N B N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/Products2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

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 be genetically modified .
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.

  • 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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