How to Make Lactation Cookies

By LeafTV Contributor

This is a great cookie for breastfeeding mothers who need or want to increase their milk supply. This recipe contains some lactogenic foods (foods that increase milk production), such as oats, brewer's yeast and almonds. These cookies also taste great and make a great treat for even people who are not nursing moms.

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Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

Step 2

Mix the flaxseed meal and water together in a small mixing bowl, and set the mixture aside for three to five minutes.

Step 3

Cream together the butter and sugar in a separate bowl, then stir in the eggs.

Step 4

Stir flaxseed mix and butter mix together, then stir in the vanilla. Beat until well blended.

Step 5

Combine all dry ingredients (except oats, raisins and almonds) in a separate bowl. Add the butter mixture to the dry mixture. Stir well

Step 6

Stir in the oats, raisins and almonds.

Step 7

Drop dough balls onto greased baking sheet using an ice cream scoop. Bake 10-12 minutes.