Lactation Cookies

by Cindy Yanasha Angulo in , , , ,


 🤱🏻Breastfeeding Mama!! This one’s for you. I have tried a few lactation cookie recipes and they are typically packed with sugar or take a while to make, sometimes using equipment that you need to pull out of the pantry. Who has time for that?! Not this gal. So I came up with this recipe and it took me 35 mins total, including prep, cooking and cooling. It has only 1/4 cup of brown sugar which you can substitute with any sweetener you prefer. TIP: don’t omit the brewers yeast, oats or flax seed, that’s what helps with increasing or maintaining healthy milk supply. 🥛🍼🍪

P.S.🤰🏻Pregnant Mamas, whip up a batch and freeze them for post-partum if you plan to breastfeed. You’ll thank me later! 😬

P.P.S. Yes, your husband can enjoy them too. No, he won’t start to lactate 😂

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 Time: 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 cups oats  
  • 1 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 4 tablespoons brewers yeast (I used Oat Mama) 
  • 2 tablespoons ground flaxseed  
  • 2 tablespoons apple sauce (or 2 eggs) 
  •  1 teaspoon sea salt 
  • 1 cup coconut oil (solid)  
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chunks or chocolate chips of your choosing  
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract  

Recipe

  1.  Mix all of the dry ingredients in a bowl (except for the chocolate chunks)
  2. Mix the applesauce & coconut oil together with the vanilla extract.  
  3. Combine the wet & dry ingredients. 
  4. Add in the chocolate chips or chunks.  
  5. Form cookie shape & bake on 350 for 10-12 minutes. 
  6. Sprinkle additional sea salt on top if desired.
  7. Enjoy warm :)  
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