Lactation Cookies Recipe

Lactation Cookies


  • 1 cup  flour
  • 1 &1/2 cups oats
  • 1/2 butter or Coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp of brewers yeast (very important)
  • 2 tablespoons flax seed meal
  • 1 egg
  • 2-3 Tbsp of water
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp salt



  1. Preheat oven to 350F
  2. In a separate bowl, combine flax meal and water (aka. Flax Egg) and let sit for around 5 minutes before adding.
  3. Add in remaining dry ingredients, except for the oats, and mix well
  4. Finally mix the oats and any other ingredients you may wish to add for flavor (chocolate chips, peanut butter, apple sauce, etc)
  5. Bake for 10-12 minutes depending on how chewy or crunchy you like your cookies.



  • The brewers yeast has a very strong flavor, but is important for increasing milk supply, the more you add the better, but it may become overpowering.
  • Other possible additions: Coconut, Banana, Cranberries, Dried Apricots, White Chocolate, Cinnamon