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Lactation Cookies (Recipe)

Posted on Jul 5, 2014 by in Breast Feeding, Crunchy Ideas, Recipes | 0 comments


Lactation Cookies
Adapted from Peaceful Parenting
Makes ~3 dozen
Printable Recipe

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
1 tsp cinnamon
3/4 cup chunky peanut butter
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup milled flaxseed
3 tbsp brewer’s yeast
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup water
2 tsp vanilla extract
2 large eggs
2 c.  (1 12 oz bag) semisweet chocolate chips
1 c. chopped toasted walnuts
1 3/4 cups rolled oats

1. Preheat oven to 350. Combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon in a medium bowl.

2. With an electric mixer in a large bowl, beat peanut butter, butter, flaxseed, brewer’s yeast, sugars, and water until creamy. Beat in eggs until well combined. Stir in chocolate chips and nuts until well distributed, and then stir in oats in several additions.

3. Drop by heaping tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets and flatten each one slightly. Bake on the middle oven rack for 12 minutes and allow to cool completely before serving.