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This recipe was first published in Heidi's column. It is a good molasses based cookie, especially helpful to O nonsecretors. If you choose to use chocolate chips, you can use Ghiardelli Double Chocolate chips. It makes a good snack as well as dessert. You can also substitute raisins for the chocolate chips.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (6 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB (6 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (8 beneficials)
  • Type B (4 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (5 beneficials)
  • Type O (2 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (2 beneficials)

  • Baked Good

  • 1-1/2 cups ghee or butter
  • 1-3/4 cups blackstrap molasses or 1 cup vegetable glycerine [or BTD compatable substitute]
  • 2 teaspoons almond extract [or BTD compatable substitute]
  • 4 eggs
  • 3 cups amaranth flour [or BTD compatable substitute]
  • 2 cups rice flour or oat flour [or BTD compatable substitute]
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 tablespoons hot water
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts (optional)
  • 2 9oz. packages Sunspire organic dark chocolate chips [or BTD compatable substitute]

How to make it:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree.
  2. If using butter, beat it in a large bowl until soft.
  3. Add molasses gradually to the butter or ghee, beating in.
  4. Add almond extract.
  5. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well.
  6. Dissolve baking soda in hot water. Add to the moist mixture.
  7. In another bowl, blend the flours and salt together.
  8. Gradually add flour mixture to moist mixture, beating until well mixed.
  9. Stir in chocolate chips (add nuts if desired).
  10. Use a heaping tablespoon of dough for each cookie, and place on nonstick cookie sheet.
  11. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-12 minutes.
  12. Let cool before removing.
  13. They freeze beautifully, it takes just a few minutes for them to defrost.
  14. Makes 6 dozens.

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
Baking Soda N N N N N N 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.

Nut/Seed Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Walnut (English) 1 ,2 B B B B N B B B
Walnut (Black) 1 ,2 B B B B B B B B

Herb/Spice Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Chocolate/ Cocoa 2 N N N N N N N N

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

Grain Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Amaranth B B B B A N N N
Rice Cake/Flour 2 ,3 ,4 B N B B B B N N
Oat Flour 2 ,4 B N B B B N N A

Sweetener Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Almond Extract 1 ,2 N N A A A A N N
Vegetable Glycerine (G... 1 ,2 N N N N N N N N
Molasses (Blackstrap) B N B B B B 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 which may be genetically modified .
[4] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • 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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