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Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies

Nothing pairs better than milk and cookies, especially when you are a breastfeeding mama looking to increase your milk supply. Check out my recipe below for easy to make chocolate chip lactation cookies. 

Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies

chocolate chip lactation cookiesI found that I was always hungry while breastfeeding my son. Even though I knew I should be eating as healthy as possible, I couldn’t help but want a sweet treat. These cookies allowed me to snack away, guilt-free because I knew they were helping to increase my supply. 

chocolate chip lactation cookiesIngredients 

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal (don’t skip this ingredient)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups steel-cut oats
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons brewer’s yeast 

Directions

  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix the flaxseed meal and water. Let sit for 3-5 minutes.

chocolate chip lactation cookies3. Cream the butter, sugar, and brown sugar.

chocolate chip lactation cookies      4. Add eggs and mix well. 

      5. Add flaxseed mix and vanilla, mix well.

      6. Sift together flour, brewer’s yeast, baking soda, and salt. 

      7. Add dry ingredients to the butter mix.

      8. Thoroughly stir in oats and chocolate chips.

      9. Scoop onto a baking sheet (approximately 1″ balls). 

chocolate chip lactation cookies      10. Bake for 12 minutes

      11. Allow cookies to set for a few minutes before removing them from the cookie sheet.

      12. Enjoy!

chocolate chip lactation cookies

Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies

Mariah
A delicious recipe for Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies. This recipe is a great way to increase your milk supply when you're breastfeeding.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Course Breastfeeding
Servings 36 cookies
Calories 391 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 2 tablespoons flaxseed meal don't skip this step
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups steel-cut oats
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 4 tablespoons brewer's yeast

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix the flaxseed meal and water. Let sit for 3-5 minutes.
  • Cream the butter, sugar, and brown sugar.
  • Add eggs and mix well. 
  • Add flaxseed mix and vanilla, mix well.
  • Sift together flour, brewer's yeast, baking soda, and salt. 
  • Add dry ingredients to the butter mix.
  • Thoroughly stir in oats and chocolate chips.
  • Scoop onto a baking sheet (approximately 1" balls). 
  • Bake for 12 minutes
  • Allow cookies to set for a few minutes before removing them from the cookie sheet.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

The brewer's yeast and flaxseed are the 2 ingredients that really help increase your milk supply the most, so don't skip these.

Nutrition

Serving: 1gCalories: 391kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 7gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 9gPolyunsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 284mgFiber: 5gSugar: 27g
Keyword breastfeeding, cookies, lactation cookies, new mom
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Love chocolate? If so, you might also enjoy this chocolate lovers lactation cookie recipe. It’s SO good! 

Don’t forget, if you’re working on increasing your milk supply, a great way to do that is by introducing extra pumping sessions to your daily schedule. 

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Recipe Rating




Ashley Parks

Wednesday 12th of July 2023

A good friend just had a baby a few days ago! She has some food allergies and I was trying to think of something useful to make or do for her while she is settling in with her little one. I don't see her allergies on this recipe! I need to try these and take her some!

Ashley Chassereau Parks

Thursday 17th of June 2021

I need to make these for my cousin who has a 2 month old. I think it would be a fun surprise for her and helpful too!

Dana Rodriguez

Tuesday 10th of March 2020

I don't know anyone who is currently pregnant or nursing but this sounds really good! Thanks for the recipe!

monique s

Tuesday 10th of March 2020

I didn't even know there was a lactation cookie. Recipe looks good and sounds like a treat.

Peggy Nunn

Monday 9th of March 2020

I don't need them for the lactation purposes but they look so good I will be making them any way. Thank you/