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Date Pecan Pie
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Contributed by: RibbitAdded: Oct 25, 2007 at 01:12 AM

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (0 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Dessert
  • 1/2 pound pitted dates, chopped
  • 2 cup water
  • 3 Tablespoon honey/agave
  • 1 Tablespoon unflavored gelatin powder (you can probably thicken with arrowroot, but this is what I've used, c'mon, it's only once a year!)
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 cup pecan halves
  • crushed pecans for crust
How to make it:
  1. In saucepan, combine dates and 1 cup water.
  2. Bring to a simmer and cook 5 minutes.
  3. Cool a little, then pour into blender.
  4. Process until smooth.
  5. Add honey.
  6. Blend well.
  7. Return to pan, keep warm over low heat.
  8. In small bowl, sprinkle gelatin over 1 cup water.
  9. Allow to soften 5 min.
  10. Add to saucepan.
  11. Cook, stirring, over low heat for 2 minutes to dissolve gelatin.
  12. Remove from heat and let cool 10 minutes.
  13. Stir in vanilla.
  14. Refrigerate 20-30 minutes or until thick and just beginning to set.
  15. While cooling, prepare crushed pecans.
  16. Press into bottom of pie dish and up sides.
  17. Pour mixture into pie shell.
  18. Arrange pecans on top and press lightly.
  19. Chill for 2 hours or overnight before serving.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Vanilla  N N N N N N N A
Date (all)1 N N N N N N N A
Pecan/Pecan Butter1 ,2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Additive Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Arrowroot- N N N N N N N N
Gelatin, Plain- A A A A A A N N

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

[1] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which are known to be 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 Oct 27, 2007 at 01:14 AM By: Lola