Lactation Boosting Oatmeal Cookies

This recipe for delicious lactation boosting cookies was shared by a student who brought a batch to our childbirth class reunion. Everyone will love these, they’re yummy!

Ingredients:

  • 1 Cup butter (or I use 1 ¼ C unsweetened applesauce and 2 Tbs olive oil for less fat/calories)
  • 1 Cup sugar
  • 1 Cup brown sugar
  • 4 Tbs water
  • 2 Tbs flaxseed meal (no substitutions)
  • 2 Lg eggs (I use 3 egg whites)
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 Cup Thick cut oats
  • 1 Cup Chocolate chips (or 1 ¼ C raisins/craisins)
  • 2 Tbs Brewers Yeast (no substitutions)

Directions:

  • Preheat oven at 375.
  • Mix 2 T of flaxseed meal and water, set aside 3-5 minutes.
  • Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs. (I just use a whisk)
  • Stir flaxseed mix into butter mix and add vanilla. Beat until well blended (I use whisk)
  • Mix dry ingredients (except oats and chocolate chips).
  • Add butter mix to dry ingredients.
  • Stir in the oats and then the choc chips (or raisins/craisins)
  • Drop on baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes.
Do you have a recipe for lactation cookies? Please share!

 

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