Lactation Cookies, HEABified



Yield: 2 dozen cookies

  • 2 cups toasted rolled oats (toast in 350° oven on a foil lined baking sheet 5 – 10 minutes)
  • 2 sticks pastured butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 2 TBSP flax seed meal
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 TBSP Brewers Yeast
  • 1 cup unsweetened shredded coconut.  (can sub slivered almonds or other chopped nuts)
  • 1 cup dark chocolate chips or raisins
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tsp cinnamon
  • Pinch of salt


  • Combine flax seed with water and set aside, allowing to gel for about 10 minutes.
  • In large bowl, combine all ingredients including flax seed gel, and refrigerate for 15 minutes.
  • Pre-heat oven to 325º
  • Remove cookie dough from fridge and roll into bite sized balls.
  • Place on foil lined baking sheets and bake for 9 to 11 minutes.
  • Cookies will come out of the oven looking like this…

  • Allow cookies to cool for about 5 minutes. Then reshape into balls and place on cooling racks in the fridge or freezer.

  • Once cooled, place on plate, and make them look pretty before presenting to new mom.

  • To keep husbands out of cookies, warn them they will lactate if even one cookie is consumed. 😉