Healthy, Dairy-Free Lactation Cookies
Serves: 24
  • 2 tablespoons milled flax seed
  • 4 tablespoons water
  • 1 cup virgin coconut oil
  • 1-1/4 cups coconut sugar
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons vanilla
  • 2 cups white whole wheat flour
  • 4 tablespoons brewer’s yeast
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1-1/2 tablespoon cinnamon
  • 3 cups old-fashioned oats
  • Optional: add 1 cup chocolate chips, raisins, coconut flakes or other dried fruit
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Before you begin, combine the flax seed with water and set aside for at least 5 minutes.
  3. In a large bowl, combine coconut oil and sugar and mix well.
  4. Add flax seed mixture, eggs and vanilla and stir until combined.
  5. In a medium bowl, sift together flour, brewer's yeast, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Mix well.
  6. Add dry mixture to wet ingredients and stir to combine. Add oats and any add-ins.
  7. Using a medium scoop, place cookie balls on a baking stone or cookie sheet and press down slightly to flatten.
  8. Bake for 12 minutes.
  9. Remove from oven and let cool for 5 minutes.
Recipe by Life Your Way at