Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies

Via food.com

As a new breastfeeding mom, you may be eager to find ways to increase and maintain your milk supply. What better way to do so than by enjoying a warm batch of oatmeal chocolate chip cookies fortified with ingredients to give your supply a boost!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup of butter
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 1 cup of firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons of water
  • 2 tablespoons of flax seed meal
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla
  • 2 cups of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 3 cups of oats
  • 1 cup of chocolate chips
  • 2-4 tablespoons of brewers’ yeast

Directions: 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix water and flaxseed meal and let sit for 3-5 minutes.
  • Beat butter with brown and white sugar.
  • Add eggs and mix.
  • Add flaxseed mixture and vanilla and beat.
  • Sift flour, baking soda, brewers’ yeast, and salt and add to butter mix.
  • Stir in chocolate chips and oats.
  • Scoop even portions onto a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 12 minutes.
  • Let cool and remove from baking sheet.
  • Recipe should yield 4.5 dozen cookies. Don’t enjoy them all at once!

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