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Ginger Snap Cookies - Gluten Free

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (3 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB (1 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (2 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type O (1 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)

  • Baked Good

  • ghee to grease cookie sheet
  • 1-1/2 cups Bob's Red Mill Brown Rice Flour
  • 1 teaspoon ginger root (powdered)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon (substitute compliant spice such as clove)
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup honey (substitute compliant sweetener such as agave nectar)
  • 3 Tablespoons molasses
  • granulated sugar for topping (optional)

How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. Grease a cookie sheet with ghee or line with parchment paper, set aside.
  3. In a small mixing bowl mix together the flour, spices and salt.
  4. Add the sweetener and molasses and stir together. This will make a stiff dough.
  5. Work it until it forms a ball.
  6. Dampen your hands and pinch off small sections and roll into 3/4 inch balls.
  7. Place these 3 inches apart on a greased cookie sheet.
  8. Press each flat (1/4 inch thick) with the bottom of a wet glass dipped in granulated sugar (omit sugar for non-secretors).
  9. Bake for 12-15 minutes, not longer, these brown only slightly.
  10. Remove from cookie sheet immediately.
  11. Yield: 2 dozen 1-1/2 inch cookies.

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
Molasses B N N N N N N N
Ginger 1 B B N B B B B B
Rice Cake/Fl... 2 ,3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Sea Salt 1 N N N N 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.

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Clove N N N N N N N N
Cinnamon 1 N N N N A A N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Agave Syrup N N N N N N N N
Honey 1 N N N A N N N A

[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 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.

    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

    Revision History:
    • Revised Sep 11, 2010 at 11:19 AM By: Joe

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