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Contributed by: janet bAdded: May 11, 2009 at 09:05 AM


If you like Fig Newtons this is a great recipe

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type AB (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)

  • Baked Good

  • 2 cups dried figs, stems removed, chopped (food processor works very well)
  • 1/2 cup sugar (your choice)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1/2 cup butter or ghee
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2-1/2 cups BTD flour, might need more if dough is too sticky in bowl
  • 1/4 teaspoon soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt

How to make it:
  1. In a saucepan, combine figs, sugar, water and lemon juice. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is thick and jam-like. Cool.
  2. In a bowl, combine butter, brown sugar, eggs and vanilla. Stir in flour, soda and salt. Turn dough out onto a heavily floured surface and knead a few times to make a smooth ball.
  3. With a floured rolling pin, roll dough out to a 14x12-inch rectangle. Cut dough with a knife into 4 strips, 3-1/2 inches wide and 12 inches long.
  4. Spoon filling in a mound down the center of each strip. Using a spatula, turn in side of each strip to enclose filling, press edges together. With a sharp knife, cut each strip into 10 pieces.
  5. Place seam-side down on greased baking sheets and bake at 375 Fahrenheit for 10 to 12 minutes, or until cookies are puffed and firm to the touch.
  6. Cool on rack and store in an airtight container in a cool dry place.

Blood Type Diet Analysis:

Core Ingredients Analysis:
The ingredients in this category are either BTD compliant for all types or the recipe author and/or editor did not suggest a possible substitution. If this category contains avoids for your blood type this recipe may not work for you, unless you feel like you can omit the item or make an appropriate substitution. If you develop a great BTD compliant variation of this recipe please consider adding it to the Recipe Database.

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Egg (chicken) 1 N N N B N N N N
Fig (Fresh/Dried) 1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Vanilla N N N N N N N A
Baking Soda N N N N N N N N
Sugar (Brown/White) N A N A N A N A
Lemon/Lemon Juice 1 B B B B N N N N

Variations and Substitutions Analysis:
This category of ingredients contains possible substitutions that may allow different blood types to use the recipe or ingredients that can be left out of the recipe altogether.

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt 1 N N N N N N N N

Dairy Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Ghee (Clarified Butter... 1 N N N B N B N N

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Spelt Flour/Products 2 ,3 ,4 N N N N N N N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
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 with a high glycemic index.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[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.

    Please Note:

    There are several cookbooks based on the Blood Type Diet that are available in print:

    Cook Right
    For Your Type

    Cookbook Type A

    Cookbook Type AB

    Cookbook Type B

    Cookbook Type O
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