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Jelly Bean Cookies

Contributed by: Deborah Hayes blog 03/26/2005Added: Feb 14, 2008 at 05:15 PM


When the cookies are done, they resemble speckled eggs. They taste like black jelly beans - or licorice if you will.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Baked Good
  • 1 big heaping Tablespoon of ghee
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar [or BTD compliant substitute]
  • 1 Tablespoon rice milk or any kind of compliant milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla (the real stuff!)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt - fine crystals
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder [baking powder recipes]
  • 1-1/2 cup millet flour or 3/4 cup oat flour with 3/4 cup brown rice flour
  • 1/4 cup applesauce (if you aren't allergic, then add one egg and omit applesauce)
  • 1/4 cup fresh blueberries (frozen will also work)
  • 1/2 to 1 teaspoon of anise flavoring
How to make it:
  1. Use a food processor or blender and blend everything together (yes, the blueberries too)
  2. Drop by small teaspoon onto non stick cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 - 14 minutes.
  4. Allow cookies to cool completely before attempting to remove.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Blueberry1 B B N B N B B B
Ghee (Clarified Butter)2 N N N B N B N N
Vanilla  N N N N N N N A
Anise  N N A A N N N N
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Beverage Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Milk3 N N B B B B N N

Fruit/ Fruit Juice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Apple/Apple Juice/Cider2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

Egg Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken)2 N N N B N N N N

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sugar (Brown/White)- N A N A N A N A

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Rice Cake/Flour1 ,3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Oat Flour4 B N B B B N N A
Millet1 N N B B B B N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients with a high glycemic index.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which may be genetically modified .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Feb 15, 2008 at 01:25 PM By: Rodney