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Black Bean Cookies (Chocolate/Peanut Butter Variety)

Contributed by: C SharpAdded: Sep 26, 2013 at 02:22 PM


Like Black brown Brownies ,but in a cookie shape.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained (15 ounce can)
  • 2 Tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla or other BTD compliant
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter or other BTD compliant
  • 1/3 cup honey or other BTD compliant
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder [baking powder Recipes]
How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. Beans need to get mashed up (I use a vita mix for this blending it with the more liquid ingredients).
  3. Combine the mixture with all the dry ingredients except the chocolate chips.
  4. Stirring the mixture in a bowl until everything is smooth.
  5. In a food processor combine black beans, cocoa powder, vanilla, peanut butter, honey and baking powder.
  6. Mash the beans and blend them with the rest of the ingredients.
  7. Process the mixture until things are smooth.
  8. Transfer the food processor mixture to a bowl.
  9. Stir the dark chocolate chips into the mixture or just break up a dark chocolate bar (decrease the amount of chips and increase the cocoa powder, according to budget).
  10. Roll your dough into 2-inch balls.
  11. Place balls on parchment-lined baking sheet.
  12. Press slightly to flatten.
  13. Bake at 350F for 12 minutes.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Black Bean1 B N A A A A N N
Baking Soda  N N N N N N N N
Chocolate/ Cocoa2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Bean/Legume Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Peanut/Peanut Butter1 B B B N A A A A

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

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

[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 Sep 26, 2013 at 11:22 PM By: Lola