Reprinted from The Blood Type Diet Website (

Flat Molasses Cookies with Margarine


Quick, delicious cookies

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1/2 cup soy based margarine [or ghee]
  • 1 cup molasses
  • 1 egg
  • 1 heaping cup of rye flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/8 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 cup of instant rolled oats
How to make it:
  1. Melt margarine.
  2. Mix margarine and molasses well; add egg and beat thoroughly.
  3. Sift or mix flour with soda and salt
  4. Stir into butter/molasses mixture
  5. Add rolled oats
  6. Drop from a teaspoon about 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets, (Use of olive oil instead of grease is preferred)
  7. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 or 10 minutes
  8. Double amounts for larger order

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rye Flour (whole rye)1 ,2 ,3 B B B B A A N N
Egg (chicken)4 N N N B N N N N
Molasses (Blackstrap)  B N B B B B N N
Oat/Oat Bran/Oatmeal1 ,2 B N B B B N N A
Sea Salt4 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter)4 N N N B N B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients that contain gluten.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.

  • This recipe is low in 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.

    Please Note:
    When using any recipe, always check it for avoids and make the appropriate adjustments where necessary. The Blood Type Diet Recipe Database has been recently greatly enhanced. Also, the food lists changed somewhat a couple of years ago, and all recipes in the database may not reflect those changes in terms of the blood types for which the recipes are recommended. Volunteer Blood Type Diet Forums Members are working to review and update all the recipes to take advantage of the all the new features and food lists. Please be patient with us until the process has been completed.

    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 28, 2007 at 05:19 PM By: Father Tiresias
    • Revised Oct 18, 2007 at 01:44 PM By: Drea