|Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (www.dadamo.com)|
|Rose's Blackstrap Molasses cookies|
This recipe was first published in Heidi's column. It is a good molasses based cookie, especially helpful to O nonsecretors. If you choose to use chocolate chips, you can use Ghiardelli Double Chocolate chips. It makes a good snack as well as dessert. You can also substitute raisins for the chocolate chips.
How to make it:
- 1-1/2 cups ghee or butter
- 1-3/4 cups blackstrap molasses or 1 cup vegetable glycerine [or BTD compatable substitute]
- 2 teaspoons almond extract [or BTD compatable substitute]
- 4 eggs
- 3 cups amaranth flour [or BTD compatable substitute]
- 2 cups rice flour or oat flour [or BTD compatable substitute]
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 2 teaspoons baking soda
- 2 tablespoons hot water
- 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
- 2 9oz. packages Sunspire organic dark chocolate chips [or BTD compatable substitute]
- Preheat oven to 350 degree.
- If using butter, beat it in a large bowl until soft.
- Add molasses gradually to the butter or ghee, beating in.
- Add almond extract.
- Add eggs, one at a time, beating well.
- Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to the moist mixture.
- In another bowl, blend the flours and salt together.
- Gradually add flour mixture to moist mixture, beating until well mixed.
- Stir in chocolate chips (add nuts if desired).
- Use a heaping tablespoon of dough for each cookie, and place on nonstick cookie sheet.
- Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
- Let cool before removing.
- They freeze beautifully, it takes just a few minutes for them to defrost.
- Makes 6 dozens.