• Molly Rouse

Molly's Lactation Cookies!

Updated: May 16


This week I'm sharing a sweet (and nourishing) treat that I regularly make for families! Edible treats abound in February. Sweet is a grounding flavor and beneficial for new mamas. But make sure that you're consuming top-notch fuel, not straight sugar, to power healing from birth and making milk for your baby. I once had a client who ate a bag of marshmallows for dinner. Bad decision. These cookies are big on nutrition, small on sugar, and oh-so-soul-satisfying. Partners and big kids love them too! (Bonus: you can eat cookies with one hand!)

Molly's Lactation Cookies

Mix:

1 stick butter or 1/2c coconut oil - softened/melted

1 mashed banana or 1/2 c applesauce

1 heaping tablespoon nut butter

2 eggs

½ c coconut sugar, whatever sweetener you prefer, or skip this ingredient

1t vanilla

½ t cinnamon, ground cardamom, or ground nutmeg

1 T brewers yeast

2 T ground flax seeds

Combine until uniform.

Add:

2 c oats

1/2 c flour (I used a combination of sorghum, coconut, almond, and rice)

1t baking powder

½ t salt

Combine, then stir in: 1c nuts, dried fruit, chocolate chips, etc

Dollop onto ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 12 minutes. Makes ~15 cookies.

Eat hot or cold, day or night, whenever you have a free hand!


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