Oatmeal Raisin Lactation Cookies

While scientific evidence supporting galactagogues is weak, these cookies boast nourishing ingredients like flaxseeds, chia seeds, and cinnamon, traditionally believed to support lactation. Enjoy them as a lactation cookie, or simply a healthy treat.
oatmeal raisin lactation cookie recipe by Anna, fertility nutritionist

SERVES: 7 COOKIES | ACTIVE TIME: 25 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.

Also try these Blueberry Lactation Cookies!

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