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Everyday Yogurt Oat Cookies
2 votes


Chewy - almost a healthy cookie.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (4 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Type B (3 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (4 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1 cup white spelt flour
  • 1/2 cup oat flakes
  • 1/2 cup whole yogurt (I used Greek style 10 %, but I think 3 to 4 % would be OK)
  • 1/2 cup very soft butter [or ghee]
  • 1/4 sea salt - if you use salted butter, omit
  • 1 cup sugar or other sweetener
  • 1 teaspoon real vanilla
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 3/4 cup walnuts or pecans, chopped
How to make it:
  1. Mix yogurt, butter, flour, and oats together and leave on the kitchen table for 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  3. Add the rest of ingredients and mix.
  4. Drop on sheets (the dough will be sticky)
  5. Bake 15 to 20 minutes; keep an eye on them, they brown quickly.
  6. Store a cool place.
  7. These are chewy cookies, and pretty addictive.
  8. Makes 2 dozen

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/Products1 ,2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A
Vanilla  N N N N N N N A
Cranberry5 B B B B B B N N
Yogurt5 N N B N B B A A
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal1 ,4 B N B B B N N A
Sea Salt5 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (English)5 ,6 B B B B N B B B
Pecan/Pecan Butter5 ,6 N N N N N N N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Butter5 A A A A N N N N
Ghee (Clarified Butter)5 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
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

[1] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[5] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[6] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 17, 2007 at 01:41 PM By: Drea