Oatmeal Raisin Lactation Cookies

Let’s talk lactation cookies! Our Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, aka 'lactation' cookies, are more than a snack. Fueled with flaxseeds, chia seeds, and the comforting touch of cinnamon, they’re a tasty tradition with a modern twist. Whether it's at the break of dawn or midnight, these cookies make for a nourishing indulgence. Embrace the sweetness, mama!
fertility nutritionist Anna - oatmeal lactation cookies

SERVES: 7 LARGE COOKIES | ACTIVE TIME: 15 MIN

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 Tbsp melted coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 banana, mashed
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1/4 cup flaxseed meal
  • 1/2 cup almond flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 1/4 cups rolled oats
  • 1 Tbsp chia seeds
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup raisins

PREPARATION

  • Preheat oven to 350°F and line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large bowl, mix together melted coconut oil, coconut sugar, mashed banana, vanilla & almond extracts until smooth and creamy. Next fold in flaxseed meal, almond meal, baking soda, cinnamon, oats, chia seeds and salt and mix until a thick dough forms. Lastly fold in raisins.
  • Use a 1/4 measuring cup to scoop dough onto cookie sheet – go ahead and make ’em big. Tightly pack the dough into a ball before gently pressing onto the sheet.
  • Bake for ~13-16 minutes until edges begin to turn slightly golden brown.
  • Enjoy for breakfast, snack or a middle of the night breastfeeding fuel.

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