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Lactation Cookies
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5 from 21 votes

Oatmeal Lactation Cookies Recipe

An easy to make oatmeal lactation cookie recipe. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time32 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lactation cookies
Servings: 12 people
Calories: 252kcal


  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 tbsp milled flaxseed
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp brewer's yeast
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 1/2 cups oats
  • 1/2 cup raisins
  • 2 tbsp whole flaxseed optional


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In a mixing bowl, mix the coconut oil and sugar until soft. Add the egg and vanilla and mix.
  • Combine the milled flaxseed and water in a separate bowl and then add to the mixing bowl.
  • Add the flour, brewer's yeast, cinnamon and salt to the mixing bowl and mix again.
  • By hand, mix in the oats, raisins and whole flaxseed.
  • Scoop out the batter onto a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Flatten the cookies slightly. Recipe will make 12 cookies.
  • Bake for 12 minutes.


The whole flaxseed is optional. You can substitute the whole wheat flour for regular white flour. You can also substitute the coconut oil for butter. 


Calories: 252kcal | Carbohydrates: 34g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 110mg | Potassium: 192mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 20IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 35mg | Iron: 1.4mg