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Cookies For Your Boobies! Boost Your Milk Supply!

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Ingredients:

4 tablespoons water
2 tablespoons milled flaxseed or flaxseed meal

(Mix the water and the flaxseed together a small bowl and let sit for a few minutes before adding it to the rest of the wet ingredients that follow )

One cup of butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
Two eggs
2 tablespoons of molasses

Mix all the wet ingredients together in a bowl and set to the side

The next ingredients are dry and you mix all of these together in a bowl separate from the wet ingredients

2 cups flour
4 tablespoons of brewers yeast
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon of cinnamon
3 cups oatmeal.

Now you mix your dry ingredient mixture into your wet.

This is where you can add all the goodies, you can add cranberries or raisins, any type of nut and chocolate. Really whatever you want to use. I put chocolate chips, raisins and pepitas in the ones pictured but shredded coconut & chocolate chip is always a favorite around here!

I also made mine gluten-free soy free and dairy free but if you don’t have those dietary restrictions you don’t have to do that either.

It will be a really strange consistency, that’s okay and then all you have to do is drop it by tablespoons onto baking sheets and bake in the oven at 350° Until the edges are browned and and then you take them out of the oven and let them cool before you remove them otherwise they fall apart. It’s better to have them a little less done because it is rumored that they are more effective soft baked or even raw in the middle.

Many times I have made an extra batch to freeze so they can be baked later when needed. Just scoop 12-18 cookies worth in a row on wax paper. Roll into a tube shape and secure with masking tape on ends. Place in freezer bag and freeze. This is great for new moms who have little free time.

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8 thoughts on “Cookies For Your Boobies! Boost Your Milk Supply!

  1. Yay! I have a recipe for lactation cookies and just made a batch (for the first time in a LOOOOONG time). They don’t taste so great through. But compared to your recipe they call for more flour, so I think that’s why, they’re very thick and dry. Regardless I found they worked! I’ve been wondering for a long time if my milk is drying up (LO still seems satisfied at the breast so I just keep nursing anyway). But after I started eating these I actually started leaking milk when she nursed! The things we get excited about as nursing moms!

    Anyway, need to try this recipe. Since you make yours gluten free, do you use this same recipe and just use a different type of flour? I’d be interested in your gluten free cookies.

  2. Mmm, just made them. So good! I substituted half the butter for applesauce (so 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 cup apple sauce) and they turned out great. MUCH, much better than the recipe I was using! And Joel just tried one and exclaimed “mmm, so good…I’m leaking milk!” 🙂

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