Lactation Cookie Recipe

Lactation Cookie Recipe

Lactation cookies are a wonderful postpartum treat to reward mom’s and support milk production for baby.  Below is one of our favorite recipes that we’re delighted to share with you!

1 1/2 c. flour
1 3/4 c. oats
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp salt
3/4 c. almond butter or peanut butter
1/2 c. coconut oil (softened)
1 tbls . flax seed
3 T brewer’s yeast
1/3 c. water
2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 c. maple syrup
1/2 c. brown sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 large eggs
2 c. (12oz) chocolate chips
1 c. chopped nuts of your choice


Preheat oven to 350


  • Combine dry ingredients in a bowl
  • Combine wet ingredients
  • Add dough to cookie sheet.  We recommend smaller cookie sizes, as larger cookies can be crumbly.
  • Bake @ 350 for 12-14 minutes
  • Allow to cool and enjoy!

Written by Expecting Joy

Expecting Joy is a team of doulas passionate about serving new and growing families in the greater Seattle area.