I usually don’t like oatmeal cookies. Or peanut butter cookies. These are delicious however. These cookies contain a lot of ingredients to help a woman produce more breastmilk when she’s breastfeeding. Don’t worry though, if you aren’t breastfeeding, it’s not going to cause you to start lactating.
- 1 1/2 c. whole wheat flour
- 1 3/4 c. oats
- 1 tsp baking soda
- 1 tsp salt
- 3/4 c. almond butter or peanut butter
- 1/2 c. butter, softened
- 1 c. flax
- 3 T brewer’s yeast
- 1/3 c. water
- 1 tsp cinnamon
- 1/2 c. sugar
- 1/2 c. brown sugar
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 tsp almond extract
- 2 large eggs
- 2 c. (12oz) chocolate chips (I prefer dark chocolate chips)
- 1 c. chopped nuts of your choice (almonds are the best!)
- Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
- Combine flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt in a bowl.
- In a different large bowl, beat almond butter, butter, sugar, brown sugar, vanilla, brewer’s yeast, flax and water until creamy.
- Mix in eggs.
- Gradually beat in flour mixture.
- Mix in nuts and chocolate chips.
- Add oats slowly, mixing along the way.
- Place balls of dough onto greased baking sheets or baking stones, pressing down gently with hands or a fork.
- Bake 12 minutes.
- Serve warm!