I’ve tried about 10 different recipes for lactation cookies, and here’s my favorite… enjoy and happy lactation!
Yields 1 Dozen
1/4 cup butter
1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup packed brown sugar
1 tablespoon water
1/2 tablespoon milled flax seed
1/4 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup oats, do not use ready or quick minute oats
1/4 cup chocolate chips
1 tablespoon brewer’s yeast
optional: add 1 tbsp hops flowers, if you can find them.
1. Preheat the oven to 350°.
2. Mix the flax seed and water and let sit for 5 minutes. Next, cream the butter, sugar, and brown sugar. Then add the eggs and vanilla, mixing well.
3. Sift together flour, brewers yeast, baking soda, salt, oats and chips then mix it in with the rest of the (wet) ingredients.
4. Scoop onto baking sheet using an ice cream scoop size portion and bake for 12 minutes. Remove from the tray, cool for 5-10 minutes.